Tag Archives: Ireland

Kilmore College Creative Writing Classes

December 9, 2014 | by jamie
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From Monday 19 January 2015, from 7-9pm, Jamie will be teaching an ‘Introduction to Creative Writing’ class in Kylemore College. It is a ten week course on the fundamental elements of creative writing, including: voice, plot, character, setting, and dialogue. There will also be an introduction to how the publishing industry works and how to […]

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, Rock and Gospel. Art, Sculpture and Photographic exhibition with many other events including […]

Dublin Book Festival 2012

November 15, 2012 | by jamie
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PRESS RELEASE The Dublin Book Festival begins today, Tuesday 13th November, in Dublin with travel writer Dervla Murphy in an event titled Inspiring Lives, Inspiring Stories. The festival runs throughout the week until Sunday 18th November and will include a huge variety of writers, artists, and presenters in a lively selection of debates, workshops, readings […]

Cork International Short Story Festival 2012

September 1, 2012 | by jamie
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On Thursday 20th September, as part of the Cork International Short Story Festival, O’Connell will be introducing a number of writers: Nuala Ní Chonchúir, author of Mother America; W.D. Wilson, author of Once You Break a Knuckle; Witi Ihimaera, author of Ask the Posts of the House; Lysley Tenorio, author of Monstress. All four authors […]

Meeting President Higgins (Aras an Uachtarain)

May 15, 2012 | by jamie
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Jamie O’Connell, along with a delegation of young writers from Bradshaw Books – Tigh Filí traveled to Aras an Uachtarain on 10 May 2012, meeting with the president and presenting him with a copy of Some Sort of Beauty.