Fingal Launches Writing 3.0 Festival

John Banville, Stuart Neville, Nuala Ní Chonchúir and the full panel of Drivetime’s diarists; Joseph O’Connor, Olivia O’Leary and Fergus Finlay will take part in Fingal County Libraries and Fingal Arts Office newly launched festival Writing 3.0.

The festival ‘focuses on the writing process in the twenty-first century; how it evolves from the blank page across a range of interactive and ever-changing technologies associated with creativity that potentially reaches vast audiences.’

The programme also features a lecture from Dr Maurice Harmon called No Country for Old Men – WB Yeats and the Ageing Process, screen writing workshops, open mic events and an animation workshop with Cartoon Saloon, producers of Oscar-nominated film, The Secret of Kells .

The festival will also feature a session on Blogging for Fun and for Work with Irish Publishing News editor, Eoin Purcell, ward-winning bloggers, Suzy Byrne and Annie Rhiannon; journalist and blogger, Sinead Gleeson and Darren Byrne, who runs the group blog, culch.ie.