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ORGANISATIONS / RESOURCES


 
Irish Writers Centre
Promoting and assistant in the development of contemporary Irish writing
 
Poetry Ireland
Ireland’s national poetry organisation
 
Words Ireland
Increasing opportunities for writers at all stages in their careers
 

 
Literature Ireland (formerly ILE)
The national organisation for the international promotion of Irish literature, in English and Irish.
 
 

 

JOURNALS / MAGAZINES


 
The Stinging Fly
Literary magazine and press publishing the best in new Irish writing
 
Issue 118
Poetry Ireland Review
Thrice yearly journal of the national poetry organisation
 
The Moth
‘Boutique’ and stylish independent quarterly of new poetry and prose
 

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Southword
New writing and reviews, online, from the Munster Literature Centre.
 
CyphersCyphers
Long-running Dublin-based journal of new poetry and reviews
 
Crannog
Galway-based, 3 times yearly journal of poetry and short prose
 

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Writing.ie
The complete online writing magazine.
 
   
 

FESTIVALS


 
 corkspringpoetry Cork International Poetry Festival
Vibrant dedicated international poetry festival from the team at Munster Literature Centre (February)
 
cuirtCúirt International Festival of Literature
Galway-based, long-established festival combining best of Irish and international writing (April)
 
strokestownStrokestown International Poetry Festival
Small and welcoming poetry festival in village/big house setting (May)
 
limerick literary festivalLimerick Literary Festival 
mountainsMountains to Sea Dlr Book Festival
Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin based festival with dedicated poetry strand (March)
 
francoFranco-Irish Literary Festival
Vibrant festival of the best of Francophone writing in all genres, incorporating dialogue between Irish and visiting writers (April)
 
IMRAMImram
Hugely innovative predominately Irish-language literary festival, creating dialogue between languages and art forms (May)
 
ilfd_660International Literature Festival Dublin
Major Dublin-based festival of writing (May)
 
listowelListowel Writers’ Week
Long-running festival of writing & reading with strong emphasis of workshops and new writers (May/June)
 
West Cork Literary FestivalWest Cork Literary Festival
Bantry-based festival of writing in all genres, with workshops and a welcome for emerging writers (July)
 
coskshortstoryCork International Short Story Festival
Again from the team at the Munster Literature Centre, a truly international and unique festival of the short story (September)
 
Dublin Book FestivalDublin Book Festival
Festival of book launches, readings and other events highlighting the wealth and diversity of contemporary Irish writing and publishing (November)