North West Words

Promoting the Arts in the North West of Ireland

August event – North West Words 31st August 2017

Posted on Aug 10, 2017

Join us at the end of August for the second event in our North West Reading Series 2017 with Gerard Beirne and Lorraine Carey. All are welcome, and it’s free entry. Great readings, music from Jack Smeaton, and our monthly Open Mic. Gerard Beirne is an internationally published author – a novelist, poet and short story writer. North West Words is delighted to showcase his reading in...

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Pop Up North West Words in July and August

Posted on Aug 8, 2017

North West Words had two summer invitations to go on tour this year – we are usually located once a month in Florence Food Co. Letterkenny. Our first invitation was from Dundalk Writers’ Group, and the second from Rathmullan Community Festival. Both events were thoroughly enjoyable. Thank you to both groups for including us in your programmes. Dundalk Writers’ Group describe...

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Launch of our North West Reading Series

Posted on Jul 15, 2017

         Our July event with Earagail Arts Festival, featuring readers Brian Leyden and Averil Meehan, was also the launch of our funded monthly reading series: North West Reading Series.          We’ve great events planned from July to December 2017 in Florence Food Co. Letterkenny at 8pm. See dates on our poster below. All readers have a connection with the North West Region: they are...

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July event with Earagail Arts Festival – Wednesday 12th July 2017

Posted on Jul 2, 2017

                                                                       We’re delighted to announce that North West Words is at Earagail Arts Festival 2017 – see the programme at…/70576-earagail-arts-festival-2017-low-r… We’ll be in our usual venue Florence Food Co Letterkenny, at the usual time of 8pm, but this event is in the middle of the month –...

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June Event – North West Words Thursday 29th June 2017

Posted on Jun 19, 2017

Join us in Florence Food Co at 8pm Thursday 29th June for the North West Words June Arts Night. Our featured readers are the award-winning Canadian poet, Kelly Norah Drukker, and the writing group, Inch Island Writers. Kelly Norah Drukker is an award-winning poet born in Montreal, Canada. She grew up in the Laurentian region of Quebec. Her work as an English teacher has brought her to...

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May Event – North West Words Thursday 25th May 2017

Posted on May 9, 2017

Join us in Florence Food Co at 8pm Thursday 25th May for the North West Words May Arts Night. Our featured readers are Una Mannion and the writing group Pen2Paper. We’re looking forward to another great night of readings. Among her many accolades, Una Mannion is a recent winner of the Hennessy Emerging Poetry award, the Yeats’ Society’s Seamus Heaney Memorial Poetry award, and...

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