Date: 13 April 2011
Date: 13 April 2011
In February we lost an amazing man, Cian Hallinan. It is difficult to express how positively Cian affected everyone, even those of us who only knew him for a short while. He will be sorely missed.
We want to do something to mark his passing, so we will be taking on the Wicklow 200km cycle challenge on June 10th.
Date: Tuesday, 3 April 2012
Time: 11am to 2pm
We are please to annouce a rap workshop on Tuesday, 3 April from 11am to 2pm.
In memory of Cian Hallinan a young writer, teacher, film-maker and friend of Fighting Words. May he rest in peace.
Fighting Words will publish a magazine of new writing with the Irish Times later this year.
Last year's supplement is available here (Unfortunately, to read the supplement you must be subscribed to the Irish Times).
We are looking for submissions from 13-19 year olds for this year's supplement.
A group of twelve 9-11 year olds will work together to script a short animated film. Dates are as follows and participants must be available for ALL sessions:
We are delighted to announce the following project for primary school children, in conjuction with Curious Broadcast. We are looking for twelve 11-13 year olds to work with Fighting Words tutors and the team at Curious Broadcast in Tallaght to create a radio show.
Participants will work to put together a radio show for broadcast on Curious Radio over five weeks. The emphasis on preparing and writing pieces.
Sessions will take place both at Fighting Words AND Curious Broadcast studios in Tallaght. Dates are as follows and participants must be available for ALL sessions:
Date: Saturday, 4 February, 2012
Time: 9.45am to 1pm
Come to Fighting Words and learn about radio and making radio with experienced professional broadcasters.
No advance preparation necessary.
Join author and playwright Roddy Doyle and the Rathdown School Choir in the Main Hall of the NLI, Kildare Street at 8.00pm on Wednesday 14 December for Christmas carols and a reading by Roddy.
The NLI’s Cafe Joly will be open from 6.00pm on the evening, serving scrumptious mince pies, delicious mulled wine and other delights.