Monday, February 25, 2008

Voices from the Shore

Voices from the Shore, the group’s first CD, is a superb collection of poetry and prose read by the authors. It is set against a background of inspiring music composed and arranged by Ferrau Lynch.

1. There’s a Sea in My Sleep - Eithne Wright
2. The Table - Carol Boland
3. Ode to Mode - Edward Ryan
4. They Laugh in the World - Ray McGovern
5. Waiting at the End of the Garden - Janet Smith
6. On the Wing - Martin Swords
7. Pearls - Tess Doyle
8. Lon Dubh - Gerry Sheridan
9. Thornton Force - Janet Smith
10. Chaos in Hugh Lane - Edward Ryan
11. Ode to Love - Eithne Wright
12. Mountain Stream Song - Martin Swords
13. Aunt Liz - Carol Boland
14. Murder in the Kitchen - Eithne Walsh
15. The Realms of Dragons - Ray McGovern
16. Strange People - Cáit Breathnach
17. A True Shepherd - Carmel Grant
18. Wicklow Railway - Gerry Sheridan
19. Jane - Tess Doyle
20. The Photograph - Carol Boland
21. Soldier of the Great War - Edward Ryan
22. The Shadow of the Glen - Eithne Wright
23. Doppelganger - Martin Swords
24. Playtime - Cáit Breathnach
25. Kicks - Ray McGovern
26. Act of Love - Janet Smith
27. Wicklow Gaol - Tess Doyle
28. Lonely Sea - Gerry Sheridan

CDs are €5 – To buy one please email us at

€1 of all sales of this CD will be donated to Wicklow Hospital
Sponsored by Wall Street Discount Store : Wicklow Town Council : Wicklow County Arts Office

Saturday, February 16, 2008

This Competition is now closed
Short lists - May 1st
Results - May 7th
Wicklow Writers 2008 Literary Competition
In conjunction with Wicklow Arts Festival

Short Story
1st Prize €200
2nd Prize €100

1st Prize €200
2nd Prize €100

Prize winners will be announced at The Space Inside evening
in Wicklow Sailing Club on 7th May 2008.

Winning Entries will be printed in the next Wicklow Writer’s Anthology

Rules and Conditions
· Short stories must not exceed 2000 words.
· Poems must not exceed 45 lines.
· Closing date March 31st 2008.
· Winners will be notified in early May 2008.
· Entry fee - €5 per entry or €10 for three entries
· Stories/poems must be the work of the entrant.
· Stories/poems must be titled, double spaced and typed/clearly written on one side of A4 paper. · Each entry must have a cover-sheet attached giving title of short story/poem plus entrant’s name and address (also email if available).
· Judges' decision is final. No discussion will be entered into.
· Entries are not returnable so please keep a copy.
· Submission of work will be taken as acceptance of rules and conditions.

Entries to:
C/O Gerry Sheridan
Glanmore House
Nun’s Cross
Co Wicklow