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North West Words - Donegal’s leading Spoken Word Series presents a special Mary from Dungloe International Arts Festival event.

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Poetry Fiction and Music

Poetry with Deirdre Hines, Eamonn Bonner, Carol Alcorn , Annemarie Gallagher and Nick Griffiths. Fiction with Colm Ferriter. Music by local artists.

Eamonn Bonner, from Burtonport, published poet and creator of Donegal themed greetings cards.

Deirdre Hines was born in Liverpool, but moved from there to Belfast and then to Letterkenny in County Donegal, where she now lives. Deirdre was short-listed for the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award in 2010, and won the Listowel Poetry Collection competition prize in 2011. Author of The Language of Coats.

Ann Marie is a writer of comedy stories. She taught drama in the VEC Milford. She has written a range of dramatic works for public display. Published author in both written works and on-line sources. At present immersed in writing children's short stories.

Nick Griffiths.

Born and raised in Birmingham, Nick Griffiths moved to Donegal over 20 years ago and is a longstanding member of the North West Words team. He was the first open mike reader on the inaugural NWW event in Letterkenny, and has regularly read there ever since. He is currently co-editor of the online NWW magazine.

Carol Alcon. A native of Burtonport Carol is well known for her creative writing and poetry, in particular about places and people in the Rosses. Carol has had a collection of poetry published and donated all the profits from its sale to local charities.

Colm Ferriter is a primary teacher living and working in Gaoth Dobhair, he also presents an Irish language magazine program and news items on Highland Radio.In 2018, Colm published a dark comedy book called ‘O’ about three witches who live in West Donegal and are addicted to Bingo and gambling.

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