Month: October 2015

Writing from Memories – Allingham Festival Workshop

The Allingham Festival, Ballyshannon Saturday morning 11:30 ,Dorrian’s Hotel “Turning Memories into Writing “Write what you know” is advice often given to writers. What better place to begin than with your memories? Throughout this relaxed and enjoyable workshop Denise Blake will use prompts to trigger memories that may become poems. You will be surprised at Read More

RTÉ Radio Player – Oct 25th

Listen back to Sunday Miscellany from Ballyshannon:!rii=9%3A10481813%3A68%3A25%2D10%2D2015%3A Podcast –!rii=9%3A20870247%3A68%3A25%2D10%2D2015%3A The written contributions were: – What Emily Wore By Nuala Ní Chonchúir The Ballyshannon Born Bluesman by Dave McHugh An Culaith Úr a poem by Colette Ní Ghallchóir In Times of Boybands by Denise Blake From Glenties to Fall River by Frank Galligan Music: ‘The Read More

Sunday Miscellany from Ballyshannon – RTE Radio 1 , Oct 25th & Nov 1

Sunday Miscellany recorded from Donegal Bay & Bluestacks Festival will be broadcast Oct 25th and Nov. 1 , RTE Radio 1 at 9:10 – 10:00 am Mary O’Donnell, The Henry Girls, Little John Nee, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Frank Galligan,                  Aidan O’Donnell, Danny Meehan, Denise Blake, Olive Travers, Read More

Writing workshops – November

A new series of writing workshops on Monday nights: 5 Mondays from Nov 2nd, 7:30 – 9:30 , Carn Lodge Ramelton The workshops will be held in a comfortable, safe environment by Denise Blake, a facilitator who is highly experienced in working with beginners as well as advanced writers of all ages. Previous participants said Read More

Allingham Festival

I’ll be facilitating a poetry workshop on Saturday Nov 7th as part of the Allingham Festival: The Allingham Festival is a creative arts & literary event based in Ballyshannon in the northwest of Ireland from Thurs 5th to Sun 8th November 2015. The Festival aims to inspire creativity and engage enterprise locally, regionally, nationally and Read More