LONGFORD & LOUTH WRITING GROUPS

CO. LONGFORD WRITERS GROUPS

Lanesboro Writers Group

This is a small friendly group. Members bring along new writing and discuss their work in progress.
Contact: Margaret Nohilly, Rathcline Road, Lanesboro,Co. Longford.
Tel: 043 21224

Longford Wordsmiths

“Longford Wordsmiths” is a small creative writing and poetry group who meet every second Monday at 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at the Longford Library.  During the meetings, members share and discuss their work in a friendly atmosphere.  New members are always welcome. Contact Longford Wordsmiths by phone (0879956574); email jusaholic@gmail.com or on Facebook (Facebook.com/longford.wordsmiths).

Granard Writers Group

The group meets every three weeks on Monday afternoons from 3.00 to 5.00pm. They have just celebrated their 20th anniversary.
Contact: Maeve Brady, Rath Mhuire Resource Centre, Granard, Co Longford.
Phone: 043-86309
Email: rathmhuire2@eircom.net

Goldsmith Writers Group

The group meets every third Tuesday at 8.30pm in Nally’s pub in Ballymahon.
Contact: Anne Collins, Glebe, Colehill, Co. Longford.
Phone: 044 9357464
Email: annettecol@eircom.net

CO. LOUTH WRITERS GROUPS

Lifestyle Development Group

Meets Wednesdays at 10:30am, Drogheda.
Contact: Brian Clarke, 041 43209

Dundalk Writers Circle

Meets: Hotel Imperial, Thursdays (fortnightly) 8pm.
Contact: Garrett Molloy, 042 21444

Saltwater Scribblers

This writing group meets at Barlow House Drogheda every Monday night from 7pm until 9pm. They set weekly writing exercises and read out works in progress to get feedback. They also have a monthly event called Poetry in Motion and ask an established writer to read and have a Q&A session. This is held on the last Wednesday of every month at The Droichead Arts Centre Cafe Bar and is a free event. The group has writers of all ages with the youngest being only 14 and the members write in a variety of genres; there are poets, short story writers and aspiring novelists and while some members have been published in anthologies some are just starting out. They can be contacted at saltwaterscribblers@hotmail.com and are also on facebook. New members are always welcome.