Ian Butler

Tuesdays and Our Members In The Spotlight

Tuesdays at Charlie’s has been getting some media attention during the past week and our members have stepped up to the mark to talk about the book. Cait Vallely was interviewed on Ocean FM last Thursday. She had a great chat with Margaret C Flynn on her radio programme about the book and the many types of(…)


Barracaded in Barrack Storeroom

Yesterday afternoon, during Heritage Open Days , Fermanagh Creative Writing Group took up residence in Enniskillen Castle Museum’s Barrack Storeroom. We had a great time hosting an Open Mic Afternoon for writers – and listeners were eagerly invited in. Many of our members read their work and we also welcomed several other writers from the local area who shared stories and(…)


Ian Butler Recalls Britain’s Irish Hero

A Fine Bright Day Today, Ian Butler’s rousing account of events during the Battle Of Britain and Irish pilot, Brendan Finucane’s contribution to the Allied victory is in this week’s Impartial Reporter. Ian, vice-chairman of Fermanagh Creative Writing Group, arrived in Fermanagh in 2008. Originally from England, he is a former social worker who is recuperating from a stroke.(…)