Volunteer with Fighting Words - Locations All Over Ireland!

Co-founded by Roddy Doyle, Fighitng Words  free creative writing programmes for children and young people at locations all over Ireland. All our pogrammes are run by teams of volunteer writing tutors. Programmes vary by location.

Volunteering with Fighting Words is flexible and fun, with no minimum commitment or previous experience required. Full training is provided. Are you interested in working with children and young people in a creative setting? Would you like to help foster creativity and imagination? Fighting Words is the place for you!

Fighting Words is currently recruiting for new volunteers at all our locations - additional locations opening soon!

  • Dublin - Fighting Words Centre, Dublin 1

  • Wicklow - Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, Glencree

  • Wexford - Wexford Library

  • Cork - Graffiti Theatre, Cork City 

  • Kerry - Kerry Writers Museum, Listowel

  • Longford - Longford Library

  • Galway City - Galway Arts Centre

  • Connemara - Ionad Cultúrtha an Phiarsaigh, Conamara

  • Mayo - National Museum of Country Life, Turlough, Castlebar

  • Donegal - Bundoran Library

  • Belfast - Skainos Centre, Newtownards Road

Go to our Volunteer page to find out more and to apply! All volunteers are subject to reference checks and Garda vetting.

Below are photographs of some workshops , click image to view slideshow