Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Urgently seeking applications from Limerick Writers for Dingle Writing Courses Bursary

If you’re a writer who’s hungry to learn more about your craft but can’t afford to take it further, Dingle Writing Courses may have the answer.In association with Limerick City Council, Dingle Writing Courses is offering one Limerick writer the chance to take an intensive weekend writing course this autumn, at a fraction of the normal fee. The winner of the bursary will work with one of Ireland’s top writers in one of west Kerry’s most scenic spots. Tigh Aine sits on the tip of the Dingle Peninsula overlooking the magnificent Clothar Head and Strand, and in between tutoring sessions course participants are treated to stunning views and the best of home-cooked food.The winner of the bursary can choose from one of the following courses: Poetry with Maurice Riordan, September 19-21, Children’s Fiction with Malachy Doyle, September 26 – 28, Starting to Write with Enda Wyley, October 10-12, Fiction with Claire Kilroy, October 17-19.To coincide with the courses each tutor will give a public reading at lunchtime in the Dingle Bookshop on the Friday the course begins.

For a bursary application form contact Limerick City Arts Office at, phone 061 407421. For further information on all courses and readings contact Dingle Writing Courses on 066 9159815, email, or check out the website on

Abigail Joffe & Nicholas McLachlan Directors Dingle Writing Courses Ballintlea,Ventry,Co. Kerry Ireland Tel:066 9159815



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