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University of Iowa, June 2014

June 26, 2014 | by jamie
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On Thursday 26 June 2014, Jamie O’Connell will be have a Q&A with creative writing students from The University of Iowa as part of their The Irish Writing Program, which takes place in University College Dublin. More information on the course can

Ballyhooly Arts Festival, May 2014

May 4, 2014 | by jamie
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On Thursday 22 May 2014, Jamie O’Connell will open the Ballyhooly Arts Festival. Taking place from 7pm-9pm, the launch event is open to all. The festival is treasure trove of live music concerts and sessions ranging from Irish Traditional, Bluegrass, Folk, Americana,

Unversity College Cork Interview, March 2014

March 7, 2014 | by jamie
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On Thursday 20 March 2014, Eibhear Walshe from the UCC LGBT Network will sit down in conversation with Cork writer Jamie O’Connell. Taking place from 7pm-9pm in West Wing 5, Main Quad, UCC, the relaxed and informal conversation is open to all.

Long Story, Short Journal March 2014

March 3, 2014 | by jamie
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‘Pussy Bratchford is on the Verge of Becoming a Good Christian’ – a 2013/14 short story by Jamie O’Connell – was published by The Long Story, Short Journal. The full story can be read here. The short story was reviewed by Mel

Dublin Book Festival 14-17 Nov 2013

November 9, 2013 | by jamie
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Dublin Book Festival launches on 14th November with playwright Frank McGuinness in conversation with Sean Rocks from RTE Radio 1 Arena. The Dublin Book Festival is one of Ireland’s most successful and vibrant book festivals, running since June 2005. The annual public

Colm Cille’s Spiral November 2013

November 9, 2013 | by jamie
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Jamie O’Connell is one of six writers who have been invited to write a fictional piece as part of the Dublin City Council’s Colm Cille Spiral project,  a collaborative effort between the city council and UK partners, led by Difference Exchange. O’Connell’s