Oct
4
Fri
Transition Year Workshops @ Lough Derg Yacht Club
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Transition Year Workshops @ Lough Derg Yacht Club

Poets Siobhán MacMahon and Paul McNamara will facilitate creative writing workshops for Transition Year students.

For pre-booked groups only – Email info@dnlf.ie

Oct
5
Sat
Fiction Workshop: Voice, Character and Dramatic Action @ Lough Derg Yacht Club
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Fiction Workshop: Voice, Character and Dramatic Action @ Lough Derg Yacht Club

This fun, intensive workshop led by Lisa Harding is aimed at writers seeking to create complex, memorable characters that come alive on the page.

All levels of experience welcome.

Find out more about Lisa here

Entry: €40 (includes lunch) – To Book Email: info@dnlf.ie

Poetry Workshop: What makes a good poem? @ Lough Derg Yacht Club
Oct 5 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 am
Poetry Workshop: What makes a good poem? @ Lough Derg Yacht Club

This workshop will consider what makes a good poem. Jane Clarke will lead a series of writing exercises aimed at developing quality poetry. Attendees will go away with new work and ways of improving their work. All levels of experience welcome.

ENTRY: €40 (INCLUDES LUNCH) – TO BOOK EMAIL: INFO@DNLF.IE

 

 

Schools’ Poetry Competition Celebration @ Lough Derg Yacht Club
Oct 5 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Schools' Poetry Competition Celebration @ Lough Derg Yacht Club

Each year we invite local primary school children to send us their poems on a theme. At this special event, poet Geraldine Mitchell will announce competition prize winners and read her favourite entries in the company of those who took part. Everyone welcome.

Free Entry

Writer in Residence Showcase @ Lough Derg Yacht Club
Oct 5 @ 3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Writer in Residence Showcase @ Lough Derg Yacht Club

Poet John W. Sexton is this year’s Festival Writer in Residence. He has been working with local people, gathering their stories and helping them create stories and performance pieces. This is your chance to see and hear their work.

Free Entry

Oct
6
Sun
Sunday Afternoon Afloat: Wild Ireland @ Ku-Ee-Tu
Oct 6 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sunday Afternoon Afloat: Wild Ireland @ Ku-Ee-Tu

Join us on board the Ku-Ee-Tu as it launches from Dromineer Harbour. Meet nature documentary maker Eoin Warner, who will discuss how his love of the natural world has shaped his life and work. Eoin will be in conversation with poet Eleanor Hooker. Tickets for this event cannot be pre-booked but will be available before it begins at Dromineer Harbour

Fee: €13/€10 – Available at event.