Gerard Beirne Creative Writing

Mar 6 10:30 AM - Mar 10 12:30 PM

Duration: 4 Days 2 Hours

Creative Writing Starter Course

Every Tuesday, 6 March – 10 April, 10:30am - 12:30pm

If you’ve always wanted to write but didn’t know where to start or if you have been writing a while but are unsure how to progress, this 6-week course is designed especially for you!

Learn how to generate ideas and turn them into stories, novels, plays, memoirs, or poems - how to develop characters, settings, dialogue, & structure plot - use imagery, rhythm, rhyme, & other poetic techniques.


Friendly and informal -a mix of discussion, instruction and writing exercises with individual guidance.

Numbers Strictly Limited to ensure individual attention. 
Ph: 083-8561559 to secure your place. Cost: €120

Instructor: Gerard Beirne has been teaching writing for 25 years – recently 8 years at a Canadian University. A highly experienced literary magazine editor, he has published 6 books of fiction and poetry. A past winner of the Hennessy New Irish Writer of the Year Award, he was shortlisted for The Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award, The Danuta Gleed Literary Award, & the Bord Gais Irish Book Awards. His short story, Sightings of Bono, was adapted as a short film featuring Bono (U2).