Doolin writers

Writers' Weekend

Doolin writers

Event date: 25th - 27th Jan 2019

Doolin Folk

Folk Festival

Doolin Folk

Event date: 14th - 16th June 2019

Doolin Surf

Surf Festival

Doolin Surf

Event date: 22nd - 24th March 2019

Writers Weekend 2019 Programme Text

2019 Programme

Writers' Weekend Programme




2-5pm                                                      Workshop- Landscape & Origins- Annmarie Ní Churréain.                                                                                                          

2-5pm                                                        Workshop- Writing for Young Adults- Sarah Maria Griffin

2-5pm                                                      Workshop- Finding Your Voice- Anthony Glavin

7pm                                                         Opening Drinks reception sponsored by Erne Wines and Writers’ Tears Whiskey

7.30pm                                                     Doolin Writers’ Weekend Competition Prize-giving
                                                               Opening Reading- Anakana Schofield

                                                                   Performance by Little John Nee 

10pm                                                       Live Music in Fitz’s Bar with Wild Antics




9.30am-12.30                                           Workshop- Autofiction Masterclass- Joanna Walsh

9.30am-12.30                                           Workshop- Voice, Character & Dramatic Action- Lisa Harding

9.30am-12.30                                           Workshop- Ideas Clinic- June Caldwell

2pm- 5pm                                                Workshop- Writing the Novel- Nuala O’Connor

2pm- 5pm                                                Workshop- White Ink- Danielle McLaughlin

2pm-4.30pm                                            Workshop- Working your Words for Stage- Colm Keegan

5.30pm                                                   Mad Hatter’s Tea Party hosted by Stephen Murray with readings from Brendan Murphy, Colm Keegan

                                                                  & Jess Traynor sponsored by Gunpowder Gin

7pm                                                       Trad Session in Fitz’s Bar

8pm                                                       Reading with Abby Olivera, Oisín Fagan and Elaine Cosgrave hosted by Dave Lordan followed by

                                                             Open Mic hosted by John Cummins

10pm Gig-                                              Jinx Lennon

10pm                                                     Music in Fitz’s Bar with McSweeney

12-Late                                                  Fiction Disco with DJ Will Softly




9am-12                                                 Cliff Ginko with Kathy D’Arcy

12noon                                                 Sunday Mass celebrated by high priestess Susan Tomaselli and altar girl June Caldwell with readings

                                                            from Joanna Walsh, Michael Naghton-Shanks and Stephen Sexton

2-5pm                                                  Workshop- Song-writing with Sophie Coyle

2-5pm                                                  Workshop- Editing Your Work with Ciara Considine

5pm                                                     Music in Fitz’s bar with Carla & Stu

7pm                                                     Trad Session in Fitz’s bar.