Archive for June 1st, 2007

Force 12 in Mayo

1st June 2007 by Maura McHugh

Mayo County Council Arts Office has announced the line-up for the 2007 Force 12 Writers’ Weekend, which is taking place from Friday 8th – Sunday 10th June in Belmullet, Co. Mayo.

Chris Agee will direct the weekend, with a host of well-known writers including Michael Longley, Harry Clifton, Michael Coady, Patricia Craig, Deirdre Madden, Claire Keegan, Francis Harvey and Writer-in-Residence Paddy Bushe. The weekend is very much dedicated to visiting writers groups and it will provide a great opportunity for Mayo writers to interact with groups from all over the country.

Places are limited, so it is essential to book by Friday 1st June (today!). If you wish to attend any of the events contact the Mayo County Council Arts Office at 094-9024444, ext. 7558 & 7560, or mayoarts@mayococo.ie .

Podcasting NI

1st June 2007 by Maura McHugh

The latest Culture NI podcast is a sampling of the best from the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival, and includes interviews with writer and playwright, Carlo Gebler and playwright Martin Lynch.

Festival of Writers

1st June 2007 by Maura McHugh

The Dublin Writers Festival is running from 13-17 of June, and will feature readings, interviews, and discussions with writers from around the world.