The Doolin Writers’ Weekend
The Doolin Writers’ Weekend is an annual weekend filled with literary treats. From writing workshops and readings to open mic and music sessions, the event is a great experience for aspiring and established writers visiting Doolin.
Weekend Programme 2019
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 Naghten-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.
Event suitable for all ages.