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Write Club

“The first rule of Write Club is - you do not talk about Write Club. The second rule of Write Club is - you DO talk about Write Club.”

Write Club is a time and space for 13-18 year olds to come and work on their own pieces of writing. 

As a Write Club member, you will have the opportunity to talk to our volunteer writing tutors and other writers about your work.  You can use this space to work on different types of writing; short stories, film scripts, comedy, poetry etc – whatever interests you.


DUBLIN - Fighting Words Centre, Behan Square, 12-16 Russell Street, Dublin 1

  • Wednesdays from 2pm to 5pm, September to June; 3pm to 5pm, July and August
  • Saturdays from 1.30pm to 4pm

DÚN LAOGHAIRE - Upstairs in the The Little Bookshop, Eduventure (The National Museum of Childhood's fundraising premises), 94 Lower George's Street, Dún Laoghaire

  • Wednesday evenings, 6.30pm to 8.30pm

For further information, or to register for Write Club, contact:

  • Dublin - Jean Hanney -  email or phone 01 894 4576
  • Dún Laoghaire/Enniskerry - Mark Davidson - email or phone 086 0461891

Parental consent will be required for anyone who wants to join the club.

Fighting Words is a Gaisce Challenge Partner - Work Toward Your Award With Us!  

Fighting Words is delighted to announce that we are now a Challenge Partner with Gaisce - The President's Award!

Gaisce – The President’s Award is a self-development programme that encourages young people to find their passion, get active and make a difference in their communities. Gaisce is a direct challenge from the President of Ireland to young people aged 15-25 to dream big and realise their potential.

Over 500 secondary schools in Ireland participate in Gaisce, so chances are your child's school already has a PAL (President's Award Leader) who can provide more information and who will act as your child's mentor as s/he works toward their Gaisce Award. Many young people work toward the Bronze Award in Transition Year.

Please contact the PAL (President's Award Leader) in your child's school for more information about the Gaisce programme and how to get involved. Don't have a PAL? Contact us for more information.