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Dalkey Creates

Dalkey Creates is a Writing Festival dedicated to the nurture, development and support of new writing.

This unique festival offers a wide range of workshops in small groups, bringing the best of Irish writing talent to teach, inspire, inform and motivate you. Set in the literary seaside town of Dalkey, Dalkey Creates also offers a satisfying programme of stimulating Literary Events and Performance for writers and non-writers alike, and a Family Fun Day.  

Founded by Creative Producer Anna Fox in 2013 and supported by the Dalkey Business Group and a hard-working team of volunteers, Dalkey Creates held its inaugural festival in October 2014. The Chairperson is Seamus Quinn and Deputy Chair is Margaret Dunne. Treasurer is Mary Pat McAlarey. Dalkey Creates is a not-for-profit organisation.