Fighting Words is delighted to have two amazing projects as part of with Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch's project The Big Picture.
Fighting Words Mayo - The Young Prince and The Giant
The Fighting Words Mayo team worked with with the Linenhall Arts Centre on the "The Young Prince and The Giant" with students from Newport National School.
Using an unfinished story written in a school copybook from Mayo in the late 1930s as a jumping off point, the students created beautiful images for an beautiful story.
The illustrations were made at Linenhall on 24 October 2017.
Fighting Words Dublin/Glencree/Cork/Belfast - The Big Story for The Big Picture: The Search
Children at four Fighting Words locations - Dublin, Wicklow, Cork and Belfast - completed a chapter of The Big Story. The title of the story? The Search!
The Search was launched at Fighting Words Dublin by Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch and Fighting Words co-founder Roddy Doyle, together with the children from Baldoyle and Bray on 26 January 2018.
Chapter One - The Railway Runners - written by 5th class from St Laurence's National School, Baldoyle, Dublin.
Chapter Two - The Cage On The Ceiling - written by 3rd class from St Fergal National School Bray, Co. Wicklow
Chapter Three - The Horrible Truth - written by Scoil Chill Ruadhain/Brooklodge National School, Cork
Chapter Four - The Return of the Father - written by P7 from Elmgrove Primary School, Belfast
Some images of the different workshops and the launch!