Fighting Words Cork

Fighting Words Cork offers creative writing programming to children and young people in partnership with Graffiti Theatre Company.

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Graffiti Theatre Company, Cork
©Graffiti Theatre Company - Marcin Lewandowski/sound of photography
Julie O'Leary

Coordinator: Julie O'Leary
Contact: cork@fightingwords.ie

Julie is Creative Learning Director at Graffiti Theatre Company, the home of Fighting Words Cork. As Fighting Words Coordinator, she oversees the day to day running of the programme, including volunteer recruitment and training, bookings and workshop delivery. 
 
Julie enjoys the the opportunity to meet and chat with so many children and young people! Julie’s favourite word is BRILLIANT and, of course, its brilliant variations like brill and brillo!

Julie O'Leary Photo credit © Marcin Lewandowski/sound of photography


Kel Menton

Assistant Coordinator: Kel Menton
Contact: cork@fightingwords.ie

Kel is the Assistant Coordinator for Fighting Words Cork, as well as being a writer and working in youth theatre. 
 
They help to coordinate Fighting Words workshops for primary and post-primary students in Cork -- there are a LOT of amazing young writers in Cork - and Kel is determined to meet them all! Their favourite word is eponymous.

Kel Menton Photo credit © Marcin Lewandowski/sound of photography