North West Words

Promoting the Arts in the North West of Ireland

North West Words Launch Two 2017 Poetry Competitions in association with Donegal Creameries and Ealain na Gaeltachta teo

Posted on Sep 30, 2017

L to R: Guy Stephenson and Deirdre Hines (North West Words), Breid Lindsay (Donegal Creameries/Aurivo Co-operative Society Ltd), Danielle NicPháidín (Ealaín na Gaeltachta), Ann Marie Gallagher and Nick Griffiths (North West Words)   North West Words has launched two 2017 English and Irish language adult poetry competitions sponsored by Donegal Creameries/Aurivo and Ealaín na Gaeltachta. ...

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September event – North West Words Culture Night 22nd Sept 2017

Posted on Sep 9, 2017

Join us on Friday 22nd September for our Culture Night event in English and Irish with poet, and regular RTE Radio 1 Sunday Miscellany contributor, Denise Blake, and poet and novelist in Irish, Proinsias Mac a’Bhaird. Denise Blake’s poetry collections, Take a Deep Breath and How to Spin Without Getting Dizzy, are published by Summer Palace Press. Her third collection will be published soon...

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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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