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COMPASS WRITERS: BOOK LAUNCH – TOWARDS WORDS & UNENDING DEPTH

Viking Hotel | Thursday 28th November | 7:30 p.m. All are welcome to an illustrated anthology of poetry and short stories on Thursday 28th November at 7:30 p.m. in the … Continue reading

November 20, 2019 · Leave a comment

THE LIT FESTIVAL – OTHER WORLDS by ROSE KEATING

WGOA | Saturday 16th November | ages 14 – 19 | Free event & register here. The Lit Festival of Reading and Writing is a festival for young people with a … Continue reading

November 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

ARTS PRACTICE GRANT APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Arts Practice Grant applications are now closed. 07/10/2019   Waterford City & County Council are inviting applications for Arts projects for 2020 . This year the Arts Practice Grants application … Continue reading

September 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

SPROG: POP UP LIBRARY

Garter Lane, Monday 29th July – Saturday 3rd August at 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Browse, pick a book and chill in our comfy reading corner. Find out about … Continue reading

August 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

TRA TALES: AN EVENING OF POETRY & STORYTELLING

Crokes Pub, Tuesday July 16th 2019 at 8:00pm The latest Trá Tales night takes place in Croke’s Pub, Tramore, on Tuesday July 16 at 8pm. Come along for a night … Continue reading

July 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

PASTIMES SUMMER POETRY COMPETITION

This poetry competition is in celebration of Heritage Week 2019. Poems can only be submitted online here through the entry form at the bottom of the page. Entry fee is €4 per poem with unlimited submissions. … Continue reading

July 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

VINCENT BUCKLEY PRIZE 2020

The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize was established to commemorate the life and work of the late Vincent Buckley; poet, critic and Professor of English at the University of Melbourne. It … Continue reading

July 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR POETRY IRELAND’S VERSIFY 2019

Versify offers spoken word poets mentoring and practical guidance around their work, as well as a paid gig to spotlight their voices. The poets selected for Versify 2019 will be … Continue reading

July 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

WORDS – IRELAND NATIONAL MENTORING PROGRAMME

Deadline: 31 Jul 2019 Open for Applications: 20 writers mentorships are available under Words Ireland’s National Mentoring Programme. We’ll be initiating twenty relationships between emerging/emerged writers and professional writers. The … Continue reading

July 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

POETRY IRELAND YEATS SUMMER SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP

This year celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Yeats International Summer School. It will take place in Sligo between July 25th and August 2nd. The full programme of events can … Continue reading

July 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

UHW – LIFE LINE BOOK CLUB

University Hospital Waterford, Thursday 9th August at 2:00 p.m.   The first ‘Life Lines Book Club‘ event takes place at the University Hospital, Waterford on Thursday 9 August at 2pm. … Continue reading

June 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

EXHIBITION/ WORKSHOP – BOOKS IN NOOKS

The Rogue Gallery & Studios, Friday June 21st – Monday June 24th 2019 at 2:00pm – 6:00pm The art of book making is alive in the Rogue Gallery for this … Continue reading

June 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

SUMMER STARS LAUNCH PARTY! – ARDKEEN LIBRARY

Ardkeen Library, Saturday June 15th 2019 at 11am Dungarvan Library, Saturday June 15th 2019 at 3pm Join in the fun on Saturday June 15 at 11am in Ardkeen Library to … Continue reading

June 12, 2019 · Leave a comment

WORDS OF A FEATHER – SCWBI IRELAND SOCIAL (SOUTHEAST)

Garter Lane Arts Centre, Saturday June 8th 2019 at 2:30pm The Summer meet up for Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Ireland (SCWBI). Come meet like minded writers & … Continue reading

June 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

THE HAIBUN JOURNAL SEEKS CONTRIBUTORS

A new print journal of haibun was launched in Ireland in April of this year, the only dedicated haibun journal in print form at this time. The editors include: Sean O’Connor … Continue reading

May 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

SPOKEN WORD – TIDE LINE

Cheekpoint Quay, Saturday 8th June at 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. This event will be hosted by Waterford Harbour Tides & Tales and to celebrate the fifth year of the blog tidesandtales.ie everyone … Continue reading

May 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

IRELAND’S PLAYWRITING FESTIVAL IS SEEKING NEW WORK

This is a call to writers, poets, dreamers and schemers. Scripts is seeking new plays to inspire, inject, invent, invoke and incite. The theme this year is ‘GRATITUDE’. Deadline for … Continue reading

May 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

‘TRUTH OR DARE’ PODCAST WIT STUDENTS OF POETRY

Waterford Institute of Technology, Main Campus, 2nd May Poetry Day 2019 at 9am A Poetry Day Ireland podcast! Students of the module ‘Poetic Forms of Language’ from WIT, with lecturers … Continue reading

April 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

POETRY DAY AT CAPPOQUIN LIBRARY

Carnegie Free Library, May 2nd 2019 at 7:30pm Readings by: Lismore poet Alan Murphy & Cappoquin’s own David O’Sullivan Display of poetry by local school students and the winners of … Continue reading

April 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

BOOK LAUNCH “DEISÉ VOICES”

Dungarvan Library, November Thursday 29th at 6:30pm   Red House Poets Lismore present launch of “Deisé Voices”. Many poets will be reading, so it’ll be a good night. The launch … Continue reading

November 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

WINNERS OF THE WATERFORD POETRY PRIZE 2018

  The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council announced the winners of the Waterford Poetry Prize 2018 at the launch event of the Waterford Writers Weekend at the Imagine … Continue reading

November 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

WHAT’S HAPPENING AT UHW

Waterford Healing Arts Trust, University Hospital Waterford, Nov 11th to Dec 6th 2018 National Lottery Good Causes Award Waterford Healing Arts Trust are delighted winners of the Arts & Culture … Continue reading

November 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD WRITERS WEEKEND 2018

Waterford City, Friday Oct 26th to Sunday Oct 28th Waterford Writers Weekend celebrates the art and the craft of writing. This festival, devised and funded by the Library and Arts … Continue reading

October 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

WE HAVEN’T HAD AN EARTHQUAKE LATELY – EXTENDED DEADLINE

Deadline for Submissions Monday Oct 1st 2018 We haven’t had an earthquake lately… Well Festival of Arts and Wellbeing 2018 invites readers to share feel-good poetry and prose – Submission … Continue reading

September 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

WATERFORD POETRY PRIZE 2018

The closing date for receipt of entries is 4pm on Friday 10th of August 2018. The Arts Office, Waterford City & County Council is pleased to announce details of the … Continue reading

August 7, 2018 · 6 Comments

RED HOUSE POET’S ANTHOLOGY LAUNCH

Lismore Library, Wednesday 4th July, at 7pm   Red House Poets, Lismore, launch their new anthology of poems on Wednesday, 4 July, 7PM at Lismore Library. Building on their first … Continue reading

June 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

ANNE O’LEARY WINS MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2018

Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that the winner of the national Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2018 is Anne O’ Leary from Glanmire, Co. … Continue reading

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

TÁ IARRATAIS AR OSCAILT ANOIS LE hAGHAIDH DEONTAIS CHLEACHTADH NA nEALAÍON AGUS IONAID EALAÍON 2019

Deontais Ealaíon Chomhairle Cathrach & Contae Phort Láirge Spriocam: Dé Luain, an 1 Deireadh Fómhair – 4pm. Tá maoiniúchán suntasach leithroinnte ag Comhairle Cathrach & Contae Phort Láirge chun Deontais … Continue reading

May 31, 2018 · Leave a comment

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2019 ARTS PRACTICE & VENUE GRANTS

Deontais Ealaíon Chomhairle Cathrach & Contae Phort Láirge Waterford City & County Council Arts Grants Deadline: Monday October 1st – 4pm. Waterford City & County Council has allocated significant funding … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

POETRY DAY IRELAND 2018 LINE-UP

Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 26 April 2018 and the theme is Poetry Surprises! Whether you share a poem, read a poem, or programme your own event, everyone is invited to join in and celebrate.

April 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

BOOK LAUNCH – ‘BEYOND THE BREAKWATER: MEMORIES OF HOME’ BY CATHERINE FOLEY

Medieval Museum, Tuesday 1 May at 7pm Beyond the Breakwater: Memories of Home by Catherine Foley will be launched by Damien Tiernan on Tuesday, 1 May at 7 p.m. in … Continue reading

April 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

OPEN SUBMISSION CALLING ALL WRITERS

Would you like the opportunity to have your piece on the big screen at Garter Lane Arts Centre  this Summer? Modwords, a weekend long, city-wide festival, filled with original plays, spoken word, … Continue reading

April 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2018

Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that it is currently accepting entries for the Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2018. The late writer lived, until … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment