Fermanagh

Dermot’s New Role

Congratulations to our member, Dermot Maguire, who has recently assumed the role of editor of The Spark, the Irish border counties local history magazine. A native of the Newtownbutler area, Dermot taught in Belfast for over 30 years before he returned to Fermanagh to retire. He published a local history of a rural area in the parish of(…)

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Stories From Charlie’s Bar Launched

At Readings By Local Writers on Sunday Fermanagh Creative Writing Group launched our first publication: Stories From Charlie’s Bar. These stories and poems by our members were compiled by Ken Ramsey, with an introduction to the group by our secretary, Dianne Trimble. Many of the pieces were recently printed in the Impartial Reporter series which featured our(…)

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Impartial Reporter Begins FCWG series

FCWG is kicking off online and in print this week. We’ve launched this blog today and the Fermanagh newspaper, the Impartial Reporter, is beginning a series about the group, featuring our stories and poems. Our secretary, Dianne Trimble’s story Just A Cough begins the series today. If you are in the Fermanagh area during the next few weeks, you can pick up(…)

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Welcome to Loughside Literature

Welcome to Loughside Literature, the Fermanagh Creative Writing Group’s blog. We are a small but active writers’ group with a core of eleven or twelve members who meet regularly in Enniskillen. It’s difficult to define our group. ‘Diverse’ best describes us. We are a multicultural group with members from England, Canada and Germany as well(…)

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