Angela McCabe

Honeymoon in Coalisland by Angela McCabe

Congratulations to our member, Angela McCabe, on the release of her first poetry collection. Tony Brady discusses Angela’s book: I have just come into ownership of the publication: Honeymoon in Coalisland. Fifty three of Angela McCabe’s poems are contained in over eighty four pages of this selection: some of them have been read at past(…)

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FW Chair’s New Year Greetings

Our Chair, Tony Brady, starts the New Year with thoughts about the year past and the one to come: While welcoming 2015 and aware of its challenges, let’s recall Fermanagh Writers 2014 achievements.  Prizewinning poets:  John D. Kelly, Mary McElroy,   Seamus Carollan.  Published authors: Dermot Maguire, Dianne Trimble and Cait Valelly.  Angela McCabe published a(…)

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A Crowded Winners’ Circle

November has been a busy month for prizes and awards for Fermanagh Writers members. As well as Seamus Carolan’s induction into the Bard of Armagh Hall of Fame (see previous blog post), Mary McElroy and Angela McCabe have also been in the winner’s circle. Mary McElroy’s moving poem, Blue, dedicated to her son, David, won(…)

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Northern Ireland Funeral Service Winner

Congratulations to our member, Anna James, for winning the Co Fermanagh section of the Northern Ireland Funeral Service’s poetry contest with her poem, Remembrance of Stars. She and her son, John, attended the award ceremony at Stormont last week. Our member, Angela McCabe, was in the running for the Co Tyrone section of the contest(…)

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Book Well Received In Ballinamore

Yesterday at the Dialogues Through Literature Readers’ Symposium in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim Fermanagh Writers celebrated the launch of Tuesdays At Charlie’s. We had already launched the book in Enniskillen in May. But since two of our members live in Co Leitrim we also wanted to celebrate the book in Co Leitrim. The book was on sale(…)

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Our Poets In A Poet’s Place

A Poet’s Place, a collection of poems about where they live by writers  across Northern Ireland was launched in Belfast on Saturday, 30th June. The poems were brought together into a book by Community Arts Partnership. Six of our members are included in the anthology: Dermot Maguire, John Kelly, Diane Jardel, Tammy Swift, John James and Angela(…)

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