West Cork Literary Festival 2013

July 8, 2013 | by jamie
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Jamie O’Connell will read from Some Sort of Beauty at the West Cork Literary Festival this July. Where: Bantry Bookshop Date: Thu 11 July Time: 11:15 Cost: Free More information on the official festival website:

Launching What Champagne Was Like

June 15, 2013 | by jamie
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Carlow Writers’ launched their first anthology called What champagne was Like last Thursday, 6th June in the Teach Bar in Carlow Town. It was launched by Jamie O’ Connell, author of Some Sort of beauty and he treated us to a new

Interview on Reading Lives

May 2, 2013 | by jamie
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(Interview published on on 27 April 2013. Interview by Mel U) As this is irish Short Story Month year III, please tell us who some short story writers you find yourself often returning to are? Do you have anything like a

Fairleigh Dickinson University Reading (NY)

April 16, 2013 | by jamie
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Fairleigh Dickinson University Reading Spring 2013 DATE: 05 April 2013 Time: 4.00pm Location: Fairleigh Dickinson University, New York

Scribes Reading – Lifelong Learning Festival

March 20, 2013 | by jamie
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SCRIBES FRIDAY MARCH 22 7.30 –9.30pm An Spailpín Fánac South Main St Writers read from their works & discuss what inspired them in an event inspired by Féile an Phobail, our festival partner.  Chaired by Seamus Hosey. Cónal Creedonis a short story

Carlow College Reading (6 December)

December 22, 2012 | by jamie
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On 5 December Jamie O’Connell conducted a writing workshop with the undergraduate English students in the Humanities Department of Carlow College. Later that evening he was invited to read for the English Literary Society, followed by a question and answer session conducted