Peter Byrne

Ballinamallard Festival Photos

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

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No Alibis – Nowhere To Run And Hide

John James recounts our visit to the Big Smoke: When it was first mooted, we all had our doubts. How would a local anthology fare up in the Big Smoke? Would anybody be interested in a bit of culchie culture in the rich tapestry of life and art, in the Bohemian student area of Botanic(…)

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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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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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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(…)

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An Alien Viewpoint

In this week’s Impartial Reporter short story, A Take On Living In Enniskillen, Peter Byrne offers an insight into the complexity of living in the town to a perplexed tourist who has ancestral connections to Northern Ireland. As a native of Dublin who has lived in Fermanagh for many years Peter has had ample opportunity to observe his adopted home.(…)

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