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News and Events

  • 29th October The Speakeasy Sessions ; Open Mic Guest 8pm, The Tanyard, Main Street, Skibbereen, Co Cork. An evening of readings, spoken word and theatre from local and national performers in the heart of West Cork
  • 15th October Kildare Readers’ Festival ;  Mythology & Me Richly illustrated talk on Greek mythology, and its influence on art and literature. With Lynn Buckle, Maynooth public Library, 7pm , bookings (01) 6285530Header The Ancients are Coming

  • 10th October Red Line Book Festival  ; Short Story Night Readings, Civic Theatre, Tallaght, 6pm
  • 5th October Kildare Readers’ Festival ;  Protest Writing Workshop with Lynn Buckle, Kildare Town Library, 10am – Does your writing address social concerns, have an eco edge, address gender issues etc? Would you like to take this further but don’t know where to begin? Then come along to this free workshop offered by Kildare Readers Festival
  • 1st October Kildare Readers’ Festival ;  Panel Outliers; women in contemporary Fiction, Discussion with Lynn Buckle and Orla McAlinden, Naas Library, 7pm
  • 19th September How to Lead Writing Workshops with Lynn Buckle. 10wk course delivered by an experienced trainer of tutors. Learn how to teach on this CPD programme, Irish Writers Centre, Thurs nights
  • 27th July Waterstones Bristol   Myth, Narrative & Social Action. Details here A lively discussion with prize-winning author Lynn Buckle about Greek mythology and the use of ancient discourses in creating new myths for the modern age. Her contentious debut novel The Groundsmenpublished by époque press, is a gripping family tragedy based on the classics and uses unique narrative techniques and enticing lyrical prose to explore social themes. The author explains how she takes protest beyond the page into the realm of feminised social action campaigns and reads extracts from her recent work.
    Professional artist, teacher, author and social activist, Lynn Buckle grew up in Bristol before moving to Ireland thirty years ago. Cross border issues, identity, gender and power inform her work and writing
  • 23rd July How to Lead Writing Workshops ; A one hour online interactive free event as guest speaker with Indulge in Writing. Register here
  • 22nd July Keltic Radio ;  guest author on Sharon Thompson’s This & That, Canadian radio Irish arts programme
  • 6th July Irish Writers Centre How to Lead Writing Workshops – train the trainer skills for authors. Delivered by Lynn Buckle. Details here
  • 25th June Skibbereen Speakeasy Sessions
  • 8th April Residency at Greywood Arts
  • 26th March Guest Lecture – Protest, Trauma & Contemporary Irish Writing. Delivered by Lynn Buckle to National Tour Guide trainees
  • 9th March Reading at The Irish Writers’ Centre, 10am-4pm, 19 Parnell Square, Dublin as part of their cross-border Readathon for International Women’s Day 2019
  • 4th March The Groundsmen selected to be read at Waterstones Swansea Bookclub
  • March 2019 Luisne an Chleite now available from Alan Hanna’s library suppliers and bookstore
  • 15th February book-signing The Groundsmen at Gutter Bookshop and Hodges Figgis, Dublin
  • 7th February Reading at Feile Bride, 7pm, Kildare Library
  • 22nd January 2019 Luisne an Chleite now available from bookstores Farrell & Nephew Newbridge, Woodbines Kilcullen, Natashas Rathangan etc


28th December 2018 Awarded Greywood Arts Writers Award & Bursary for Carers – residency at Greywood Arts, editorial from Sally Vince, membership of IndulgeInWriting courtesy of Sharon Thomas, also sponsored by Kitt de Waal and Rose Servitova

14th December local launch of Luisne an Chleite 7pm, Kildare Library

30th November Author appearance and books at Rick O’Shea Bookclub Easons Xmas Party

28th November Talk & Readings from The Groundsmen Brighton University

27th November Myth & Narrative Manchester Waterstones Talk and signings

13th November Talk & Readings University College Dublin Social Sciences and Nursing

2nd November Open Mic 7pm Kildare Library

28th October Talk on Arts House Cork 96fm for Irish Book Week. Listen here

27th October Appearance, readings and signing along with Conal Creedon at Waterstones Cork for Irish Book Week

26th October regional launch of The Groundsmen Kildare Library

22-23rd October books and guest at Safe Ireland World Summit, Mansion House, Dublin

13th October launch; readings and signings of Luisne an Chleite. Kildare Readers’ Festival

12th October booksigning Kerrs Bookshop, Clonakilty

11th October launch of #eyesonyou campaign

3rd October awards night Michael Mullen International Writing Prize

26th September launch of The Groundsmen at The Irish Writers’ Centre



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