Fighting Words

The primary and post-primary schools creative writing programme, founded by Roddy Doyle and Sean Love, that harnesses the power of children and young people’s imaginations and story telling skills, building confidence, boosting resilience and having fun.

Clár Scríbhneoireacht Chruthaitheach do bhunscoileanna agus iarbhunscoileanna, bunaithe ag Roddy Doyle agus Seán Love. Spreagann Fighting Words samhlaíocht agus scéalaíocht sna daoine óga, ag tógáil muiníne, ag cothú acmhainneachta agus a deanamh spraoi!


Fighting Words Primary

Creative Writing workshops for children of all abilities. Encouraging children to read, write, tell stories and be proud of their imaginations.

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Fighting Words Post-Primary

Creative writing workshops that encourages students to develop their writing skills and use their voice. Suitable for all levels.

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Young Playwrights Programme

 Young People aged 16-22 are mentored by professional writers to write short play scripts for performance on the Everyman stage.

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Write Club

Write Club is a time and space for young people aged between 13 and 18 to come to Fighting Words and work on their own independent writing projects.

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This festive season, Fighting Words and Graffiti Theatre Company are inviting young writers between the ages of 6 and 12 years to write your own Christmas story!