Fermanagh writers

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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Scriptwriting With Tim Loane

Tony Brady reports on our Scriptwriting Workshop with Tim Loane: Following Carlo Gebler’s classes in our Arts Council of Northern Ireland funded series of engaging eminent lecturers, Fermanagh Writers welcomed Tim Loane in Fermanagh House on Saturday, 15th November, to conduct a half day workshop on creative radio, film and television scriptwriting. The event was(…)

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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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Classes With Carlo Gebler

Back row L-R:  Mary McElroy, Dianne Trimble (Sec.), Dermot Maguire, Gordon Williams, Frankie McPhillips, John Monaghan (Vice Chair) Front row L-R: John Kelly, John Llewellyn James, Marie Treacy, Ken Ramsey, Carlo Gebler, Teresa Kane, Jennie Brien, Tony Brady (Chair) This photo, taken by Bob Baird on the last evening of our classes with Carlo Gebler,(…)

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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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Fantastical FW at FLive Parade

In the official Flive 2014 programme, there’s a promise that the dragon named Falkner would be accompanied by an array of “fantastical creatures.” Whether Fermanagh Writers -John Monaghan, Jennie Brien, Bob Blair and Tony Brady qualified to fit that description is arguable, but they turned up – sans wings or tutus – to act as escort/marshals(…)

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Seamus Heaney Tribute Booklet

Fermanagh Writers have produced a booklet of tributes in poetry and prose in honour of the late poet.   John D. Kelly – one of the group’s prize winning poets and a contributor – will present it to the family to mark the first anniversary on 30th August of the poet’s passing.  John’s co-contributors are Dermot Maguire, Teresa Kane, John Llewellyn James, Angela McCabe,(…)

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A Night In Arney

John James tells us about an event he and Pete Byrne attended in Arney on Wednesday evening: A Night in Arney ‘Battles, Bridges and Bricks.’ Project Where the heck is Arney, I thought.  Before I was enlightened.  Thus Pete and I made our way on a Wednesday night down the back lanes to the back(…)

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Ballinamallard Festival Photos

Getting ready for the performance:   A few members beside the river:  

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