Fermanagh writers

Fermanagh Women In Belfast

Last Saturday members of Fermanagh Writers headed off to Belfast to take part in Women Aloud NI’s event at the Belfast Book Festival. Writers from Women Aloud NI were appearing ‘en masse’ at the Belfast Book Festival . Comprising a rapid-fire readathon and a simultaneous mass reading, this event provided a wonderful opportunity to get(…)

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Getting Ready to Celebrate Francis Ledwidge

Fermanagh Writers is participating in the centenary celebrations for Irish poet, Francis Ledwidge in Enniskillen on 20th July. In preparation for the event members of our group visited the cottage where he was born and raised outside Slane on Monday.The cottage is now a museum dedicated to the poet.            (…)

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Introducing Fermanagh’s Women Aloud Part 2

Let’s meet a few more of the women who are part of Women Aloud Fermanagh: Monica Corish, Helen Daniel and Ruth Leonard. Monica Corish: Monica lives in Kinlough, Co Leitrim. She is an award-winning writer of poetry, short stories and memoir. She was 2014 / 2015 SPARK writer-in-residence at the Leitrim Observer. Her second full(…)

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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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Tavern Told Tales Launched

Fermanagh Writers’ third anthology of prose and poetry, Tavern Told Tales, was launched in Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen on 2nd October. The Impartial Reporter captured the event in the next week’s edition.

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A Poetry Recital To Launch FSNI Poetry Contest

Fermanagh Writers can be justly pleased and satisfied with the poetry recital they hosted on 28th July, their part in the rollout of the Funeral Services Northern Ireland Poetry competition, organised and presented in the Collage Collective premises, Enniskillen before an appreciative audience. Every seat was filled and several audience members stood at the back of(…)

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FW Chair Reports On AGM

Fermanagh Writers recently held their 2014-2015 AGM in Blakes of The Hollow. Tony Brady was returned as Chair to serve a third term. He thanked the Management Committee and acknowledged its support over the period under review. He noted the increased membership and regretted two departures. He welcomed the re-election of serving committee members: John Monaghan(…)

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More Photos From St Patrick’s Eve

Here’s a few more photos from our evening in Blakes on St Patrick’s Eve:      

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St Patrick’s Eve In Blakes

Our Chair, Tony Brady, recounts our celebration of St Patrick’s Day: Responding to an invitation from the voluntary and dedicated Project St.Patrick Committee, which is supported by the residents and businesses of Fermanagh, with assistance from Fermanagh District Council and Waterways Ireland, Fermanagh Writers stepped up to the plate in Blakes and delivered a programme(…)

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