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Dalkey Creates Blog

9/5/2019

If you're in any doubt as to whether you should enter your poem or short story into this year's Dalkey Creates writing competitions, read this.

The winner of the Dalkey Short Story Prize 2018 was Máire Ní Choileáin, and she was a brand new writer when she wrote her...

5/15/2018

Are you thinking of entering a short story competition? Do you currently have a favourite story that you’re sending into different writing competitions? The Dalkey Creates Short Story Competition is one of many now open, and with a winning prize of 1000 euros it’s well...

10/17/2017

Over the past few weeks we've been catching up with the facilitators who will be running workshops at this weekends Dalkey Creates Festival. Today we caught up with international storyteller Fiona Dowling... 

Q. What did you want to be when you were a child?

An artist, a...

10/17/2017

Over the last few weeks we have been running a series of Spotlight interviews with the facilitators who will be running workshops at this years Dalkey Creates Festival, today we caught up with Irish Times Gardening Columnist Fionnuala Fallon. 

A horticulturist, garden w...

10/16/2017

Over the next few weeks we are running a series of interviews with the facilitators who will be hosting workshops at this years Dalkey Creates Festival.Today we caught up with Pat Nolan.

Pat is a theatre workshop facilitator at The Gaiety School of Acting, Sallynoggin...

10/13/2017

Over the next few weeks we’re running a series of Spotlight interviews with the guest facilitators who will be will hosting workshops at this year’s Dalkey Creates Festival. Today we’re catching up with  Social Media Guru Amanda Webb.

In 2014 Amanda published her first...

10/12/2017

Over the next few weeks we are conducting a series of interviews with the facilitators who will hosting workshops at this years Dalkey Creates Festival. Today we caught up with photographer Beta Bajgartova...

Q. What did you want to be when you were a child? 

Ever since...

10/11/2017

Over the next few weeks we are conducting interviews with the facilitators who will be running workshops at this years Dalkey Creates Festival.

Below is the transcript of an interview with The Stinging Fly editor and publisher Declan Meade.

You founded the lite...

10/10/2017

Over the next few weeks we’re running a series of Spotlight interviews with the guest facilitators who will be will hosting workshops at this year’s Dalkey Creates Festival. Today we’re catching up with Christine Ryan.

As a freelance journalist, Christine started off wr...

10/6/2017

Over the next few weeks we’re running a series of Spotlight interviews with the guest facilitators who will be hosting workshops at this year’s Dalkey Creates Festival. Today we’re catching up with Ruth Frances Long Award-Winning Children's Author.

Ruth Frances Long, is...

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