Writing Courses

Sylvia was Writer-Facilitator for the award-winning Arts Ability Creative Writing Programme from 2006-2019, co-funded by The Arts Council. Working with adults in the area of Mental Health, she edited a number of publications of new writing including From the Hill of the Wild Berries and Climbing Mountains in our Minds. In addition to co-editing the poetry chapbook As Ever, Sylvia also curated the series of new work A Window to our Words in The Enniscorthy Echo newspaper.

Online Creative Writing Course for Adults – Beginner Writers

No experience is necessary for this online course. Sylvia will guide you through a variety of exercises, tools and skills…

Online Creative Writing Course for Teenagers

Perhaps you already have a character in mind but are struggling to write the dialogue? Maybe the world of your story is clear but not the arc of the plotline?…

Online Creative Writing Course for Children – via Zoom/Teams

Delivered over a two-hour session using Zoom/Teams, this online creative writing course is specially designed for 10-12 Year Olds. Sylvia will share her expertise…

With over twenty-five years’ experience in Arts Participation, Sylvia has enjoyed facilitating workshops for a wide variety of community groups around Ireland. These include Crushin Traveller Women’s Group, The National Museum at Collins Barracks, Bunclody Vocational College, Sunbeam House Services, Tinahely Women’s Network, Bealtaine, Gorey Youth Needs, Wexford Women’s Refuge, Creative Ireland, Baltinglass Hospital, Women’s Aid, as well as a series of intergenerational workshops for Grandparents & Grandchildren, for North Wexford’s Gap Arts Festival. Sylvia is a member of the Arts Council’s Writers-in-Prisons panel, working with Shelton Abbey Open Prison.

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