A sample – 2014 Brewery Lane Writers’ Weekend

2014 Brewery Lane Writers’ Weekend – here’s a brief photographic sample of the event.

Grace Wells, Richard Hayes, David RyanOverall winner of the poetry competition Grace Wells, with adjudicator Richard Hayes, WIT (centre) and David Ryan, Dungarvan, whose poem ‘Another Blue Boy’ was Highly Commended in the Emerging Poet Category. Photo courtesy of The Nationalist, Clonmel

Mary O'Gorman & Rd. HayesPhoto courtesy of The Nationalist, Clonmel

Mary O’Gorman, Clonmel, being congratulated by Richard Hayes. Mary’s poem ‘A Poem’s Thoughts’ was Highly Commended in the overall category.

Ladies in Red!

Ladies in Red! Kate Gordon, Catherine Lowry-O’Neill and Mary Clancy enjoying the launch night. Photo courtesy The Nationalist, Clonmel

PrizewinnersPrizewinners all! From left, Patricia Cantwell, Clonmel – winner of the Emerging Poet Category, Bríd Kervick, Templeorum – Highly Commended in the Emerging Poet Category, Mary O’Gorman, Clonmel – Highly Commended in the Overall Category and Danny Harty, Comeragh College – winner of the Schools’ Category. Photo courtesy of The Nationalist, Clonmel

Eileen Acheson & Michael CoadyEileen Acheson, Clonmel enjoying a chat with writer Michael Coady. Photo courtesy of The Nationalist, Clonmel

The Harty FamilyDanny Harty with his proud sisters Chloe and Josie. Photo courtesy of The Nationalist, Clonmel

Dave LordanDave Lordan making a definite point about the writing of Flash Fiction, although Mary Marron, Dungarvan, doesn’t seem to be taking him too seriously.

Eileen Acheson & Geraldine MernaghEileen Acheson, Clonmel & Geraldine Mernagh, Kilkenny busy at Dave Lordan’s workshop.

Kate Gordon, Karl Sandison, Eileen AchesonKate Gordon, Karl Sandison and Eileen Acheson at Dave Lordan’s Flash Fiction workshop

It was a busy, busy but very enjoyable weekend and thanks to everyone who made it so. If you would like to see a sample of what Shem Caulfield presented at his seminar on Saturday morning, click here. After being in Shem’s company for a couple of hours, listening to him and seeing his beautiful images, for me, and for the others who attended, a gate will never again be just a gate. There really is an epic in the detail!

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2 responses

  1. Congratulations, Margaret—it looks like you had a very successful weekend!

    1. Thanks for dropping by Camille, and yes we did!

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