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Make Your Own Radio Show! Fighting Words and Curious Broadcast

We are delighted to announce the following project for primary school children, in conjuction with Curious Broadcast. We are looking for twelve 11-13 year olds to work with Fighting Words tutors and the team at Curious Broadcast in Tallaght to create a radio show.

Participants will work to put together a radio show for broadcast on Curious Radio over five weeks. The emphasis on preparing and writing pieces. 
Sessions will take place both at Fighting Words AND Curious Broadcast studios in Tallaght.  Dates are as follows and participants must be available for ALL sessions:

Fundraising Night at Fighting Words

Come to the centre on Thursday, 10 November from 8pm to 11pm for a fun evening to benefit Fighting Words!

There will be plenty of fun and niblets on the night.  Both Lost In Transition and the brand new Fighting Words Annual 2011 (a collection of primary school stories written at FW will be on sale as well as a raffle and other prizes, right down to the ones you would rather not have.

Word of Mouth: A Year in the Life of Fighting Words

Word of Mouth follows a year in the life of the creative writing centre, Fighting Words, developed by the award winning Irish writer Roddy Doyle and the former director of Amnesty Ireland, Sean Love, which was inspired by 826 Valencia in San Francisco and is located in the heart of Dublin city.

The documentary was broadcast on  RTÉ lyric fm on Friday 28th October 2011 at 7pm.

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