Dianne Trimble

Fermanagh’s Women Aloud Part 4

Tonight we’ll wrap up our series of posts about the women participating in Women Aloud Fermanagh. We’re featuring our Secretary, Dianne Trimble (Ascroft) and our Assistant Secretary, Natasha Martin. We hope you are intrigued by the glimpse we’ve given you into our line-up for Women Aloud Fermanagh and will join us on Tuesday evening.  (…)

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New Release By FW Secretary

Congratulations to our secretary, Dianne Trimble, on the release of The Shadow Ally, the first Short Read in her The Yankee Years series. The series will be a mixture of Short Reads and novels set in Second World War Fermanagh. She has also released the third Short Read in the series, Keeping Her Pledge, and the(…)

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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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FW Members Contribute To Fermanagh Miscellany

Just published, is the Fermanagh Miscellany 2015: an eclectic range of short stories, articles of local interest and papers covering historical perspectives.  The production showcases the recent work of members of the Fermanagh Authors Association and is the ninth in an annual series.  Many of the authors are published writers in various outlets: magazines, journals(…)

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More Photos From FLive Festival

A couple of our poets sharing their writing with the audience at the Ardhowen Theatre on Friday evening.                             May, Trish and Dianne had a mixed bag of poetry and prose to share.                  (…)

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Fermanagh Writers At FLive Festival

Last weekend Fermanagh Writers participated in the FLive Festival, performing on Friday afternoon at the Ardhowen Theatre and on Saturday lunchtime at the Bridge Centre in the Presbyterian Church. Both sessions were lively and members of the audience praised the performers afterwards. Our Chair, Tony Brady, tell us about the performance at the Ardhowen Theatre:(…)

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Mall Rats – Our Contribution To All Ireland Poetry Day

John Llewellyn James recounts our experience of All Ireland Poetry Day: After surviving everything Fermanagh weather could throw at us at Portora Castle last year, we sought shelter this time for our Annual Poet’s Corner on All Ireland Poetry Day, sponsored by Poetry Ireland, in our local shopping mall, the Erneside Centre.  We felt somewhat(…)

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No Alibis – Nowhere To Run And Hide

John James recounts our visit to the Big Smoke: When it was first mooted, we all had our doubts. How would a local anthology fare up in the Big Smoke? Would anybody be interested in a bit of culchie culture in the rich tapestry of life and art, in the Bohemian student area of Botanic(…)

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Unhinged and Beckett

John James reflects on Fermanagh Writers’ contribution to Happy Days, Enniskillen’s first Beckett Festival: Cobbling together a name at the last minute for our session on the Fringe, was a challenge in itself, all the best ideas seemed to have been snapped up by other events.    However our dish seemed to entice an interested and appreciative(…)

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Everyone At The Ardhowen

Here’s a couple  more photos from Tuesdays At Charlie’s launch evening at the Ardhowen Theatre. For the first one we got almost all the contributors to the book together for a photo with Keith Baker. In the second one, Fermanagh Writers’ treasurer and secretary pose with Keith Baker. The photos were printed in the Impartial(…)

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