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Beyond Boundaries was launched

Twenty four transition year students from Manor House School, Raheny have been visiting Fighting Words each Tuesday, since September, to work on their short stories.

They drafted, redrafted, edited and completed the stories with encouragement from Fighting Words volunteers. After a lot of discussion they decided on the title of the book and worked with a designer on the cover, which was inspired by a drawing by one of the writers.

Fighting Words at International Literature Festival Dublin - St Patrick's Park

HIS SUNDAY - FIGHTING WORDS WORKSHOPS AT International Literature Festival Dublin THE PARTY IN THE PARK!

We are delighted to be taking part in the children's programme at this year's festival. There will be two story-writing workshops for kids aged 7-10 at 12pm and 2pm. No need to book!

The Party in the Park is taking place at St Patrick's Park, next to St Patrick's Cathedral. There will loads of other fun events on the day as well! #ILFDublin #writetoright

Check out the ILF Dublin website for details about all their exciting events!

SUMMER CAMP SCHEDULE TO BE ANNOUNCED IN LATE MAY!

The 2018 summer camp schedule will be announced at the end of this month on our website, social media and via our parent mailing list.

Camps are aimed at one of three age groups: 8-10 years, 11-13 years and 14-17 years. Due to the popularity of our camps and to ensure fairness, participants are limited to one camp only, we are very strict with regard to age ranges and places are allocated by lottery.

Fighting Words & Silver Thread - Workshops for Bealtaine Festival 2018!

Once again, Fighting Words is working with the Silver Thread team to bring older people and younger people together to tell their stories in two workshops as part of the Bealtaine Festival

We worked with residents at CareChoice Nursing Home in Clare Hall and fourth class students from St Francis of Assisi Primary School, Belmayne.

Fighting Words and Children In Hospital Ireland - Launching Our Partnership on World Book Day!

Our first workshop with Children in Hospital Ireland was full of creativity and fun!

On Friday, March 9th author Sarah Webb and illustrator Philip Kennedy and the Children in Hospital Ireland team came together for a magical morning, helping young authors at Our Lady's Children's Hospital Crumlin create a brand new story for World Book Day.

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