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Paul Muldoon At Charlie’s Bar

John D Kelly  talks about Paul Muldoon’s visit to Fermanagh Writers:   Last Tuesday at Charlie’s Bar – on 28th August, Fermanagh Writers had the great pleasure of being entertained and educated by one of the world’s most highly acclaimed living poets currently writing in the English language. Paul Muldoon, most graciously, and without hesitation(…)

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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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Writers On Water

Our member, John James, fills us in on Writers and Watersports Day on 12th August: They say that water and ink don’t mix, we beg to differ.  At our Annual Kayaking Day on the 12th August, members of the Fermanagh Writers got out onto the water of Lough Erne in kayaks thanks to members of(…)

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Book Well Received In Ballinamore

Yesterday at the Dialogues Through Literature Readers’ Symposium in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim Fermanagh Writers celebrated the launch of Tuesdays At Charlie’s. We had already launched the book in Enniskillen in May. But since two of our members live in Co Leitrim we also wanted to celebrate the book in Co Leitrim. The book was on sale(…)

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Our Poets In A Poet’s Place

A Poet’s Place, a collection of poems about where they live by writers  across Northern Ireland was launched in Belfast on Saturday, 30th June. The poems were brought together into a book by Community Arts Partnership. Six of our members are included in the anthology: Dermot Maguire, John Kelly, Diane Jardel, Tammy Swift, John James and Angela(…)

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Poem Honours New Enniskillen Hospital

Tony Brady paid tribute to the new hospital in Enniskillen in a poem he wrote recently. The poem was printed in this week’s Impartial Reporter as the new hospital opened its doors on Thursday.

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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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Tuesdays At Charlie’s Set Sail at the Ardhowen

We couldn’t have had a better evening – we launched Tuesdays At Charlie’s on Thursday at the Ardhowen Theatre in Enniskillen and the evening was a terrific success. The weather was gorgeous, we had a full house and everyone enjoyed the entertainment and the wine and nibbles. As we walked around the room at the end of(…)

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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(…)

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You’re invited to join us on 24th May!

Three weeks tonight we’ll be celebrating – we’ll be at the Ardhowen Theatre in Enniskillen launching Tuesdays At Charlie’s. A year ago it was a dream and now we’ve got boxes of books stacked up, waiting to be set out at our launch. We’re designing and printing posters, sending invitations to be sure everyone knows about(…)

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