Fermanagh Creative Writing Group

Fermanagh Herald Recounts Our Visit To Dublin

The Fermanagh Herald also has photos of us at Aras an Uachtarain. In the Wednesday, 13th July issue of the paper they included a photo and write-up about our trip to Dublin to meet President McAleese.

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Memories Of Our Day At Aras an Uachtarain

We’d like to share some of our memories of our day at Aras an Uachtarain with you. We were excited to be at Aras as we queued to meet President McAleese. We were each introduced to President and Senator McAleese and Peter Byrne presented the President with a copy of Stories From Charlie’s Bar.  (…)

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Impartial Reporter Covers Our Meeting With President McAleese

The Impartial Reporter  noted our visit to Aras an Uachtarain with an article and photo of our group in their Thursday, 28th July edition of the paper.

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Fermanagh Herald Features FCWG

The Fermanagh Herald has featured our writing group in this week’s edition of the paper. Even though we meet weekly in Enniskillen many local people are not aware of our group. So the Herald’s article will give them a taste of who we are and what we do. Several members of our group submitted stories and(…)

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Fermanagh Creative Writing Group’s Second Anniversary

On Tuesday night Fermanagh Creative Writers Group held our second AGM. We’re 2 years old and celebrated with some wonderful fadge bread smeared with butter and jam. On behalf of our members, we wish to thank last year’s committee, led for most of the year by Chair, Diane Jardel, and for the last 3 months(…)

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Deppe Double Act Challenge Fermanagh Writers

Ted and Annie Deppe led our Short Story Workshop at Westville Hotel in Enniskillen today. ‘Draw your chair up close to the edge of the precipice and I’ll tell you a story.’ With the above quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald for inspiration writers attending the workshop were challenged to be daring and push the boundaries in(…)

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Getting Published Workshop in Enniskillen

  On Saturday, 29th January we hosted an information workshop for local writers. Fred Johnston, a writer with many years experience in journalism, creative writing and tutoring writing courses, led our Getting Published workshop at Fermanagh House in Enniskillen.  He provided information about opportunities in many areas of publishing and participants asked questions about the specific topics that interested them.(…)

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Bard of Armagh Finalist Damian McGirr

We’ve just heard the news and want to share it with you – our member, Damian McGirr is a finalist in this year’s Bard of Armagh Humorous Verse competition. He will be reading his poem, Not Another Summons, at the contest. The Finals are in Armagh on 19th November and we wish Damian the best(…)

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FCWG Second Annual Kayaking Day

At our second annual kayaking day FCWG members once again proved that writing isn’t our only talent – we managed to successfully navigate Lough Erne without falling in. This is likely mostly due to Tony’s expertise and beginners luck for the rest of us.

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More Photos From Readings By Local Writers Afternoon

Members of Fermanagh Creative Writing Group read their stories and poems at Readings By Local Writers last Sunday at Charlie’s Bar, Enniskillen. Afterwards FCWG members, Ken Ramsey and Damian McGirr chat with members of the audience.

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