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Professional Development 2019

Easily browse our Professional Development events here – those involving growth and learning in the field.

And you can opt to view our Full Programme, Personal Development events, Children & YA festival and listings by Writer and by Type by selecting the relevant tabs. You can also Meet our Writers here.

And don’t miss the Special Events we’ve highlighted for you!

Crime Writing with Catherine Ryan Howard

Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Admission €200

Essays, Life-Writing and Memoir with Sinéad Gleeson

Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Admission €200

Short Story with Wendy Erskine

Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Admission €200

Novel Writing with Anjali Joseph

Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Admission €200

Advanced Poetry with Liz Berry

Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Admission €200

Songwriting with Ye Vagabonds

Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Admission €200

Travel Writing with Adam Weymouth

Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Whiddy Island Ferry
Admission €215

Words Allowed with Dave Lordan & E.R. Murray

Workshop For Teenage Writers
Dates 15 July to 19 July 2019
Time 9:30 am
Location Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí
Admission €120
Monday 15 July 2019

Editor-in-Residence with Kishani Widyaratna

Dates 15 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm | 3:00 pm | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €60

Spotlight on UCC's MA in Creative Writing

Date 15 July 2019
Time 2:30 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission Free
Tuesday 16 July 2019

Editor-in-Residence with Kishani Widyaratna

Dates 16 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm | 3:00 pm | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €60

Bookbinding 101

Date 16 July 2019
Time 2:30 pm
Location Forest & Flock
Admission €25
Wednesday 17 July 2019

Editor-in-Residence with Kishani Widyaratna

Dates 17 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm | 3:00 pm | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €60

Independent Press: No Alibis Press 

Date 17 July 2019
Time 2:30 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €20
Thursday 18 July 2019

Editor-in-Residence with Kishani Widyaratna

Dates 18 July 2019
Time 2:00 pm | 3:00 pm | 4:00 pm | 5:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €60

Gráinne Fox: Literary Agent 

Date 18 July 2019
Time 2:30 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €20
Friday 19 July 2019

Editor-in-Residence with Kishani Widyaratna

Dates 19 July 2019
Time 9:00 am | 10:00 am | 11:00 am | 12:00 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €60

Publicity Masterclass with PR Director Elaine Egan 

Date 19 July 2019
Time 2:30 pm
Location The Maritime Hotel
Admission €20

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