During this time isolated we know many of you have tried your hand at some creative writing. Many of you have been following the classes each week with Creative coach and published poet Anne Tannam.


We are calling on all budding authors, poets and creative writers of all ages to enter our competition now while Holding It Together Apart .


We are delighted to partner with the James Joyce Centre, the local Sandymount annual Yeats Day Celebration, Books on the Green in Sandymount, Anne Doyle and our Creative Writing coach Anne Tannam. 

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James Joyce Centre


For our creative writing competition, we are seeking poems and short stories or any short piece of creative writing to enter our competition.

Each week our judges will shortlist the entries and the winners will be chosen with a €50 One4All Voucher and Books on the Green, Sandymount voucher up for grabs.

Selected winning entries will be narrated on a recording on our social media by some Irish celebrities working with us. 

We shall award the winning categories each Tuesday and these will be posted on all our social media pages and on our website

(We ask that all entries are no longer than 1000 words and that children enter their own work. If you wish to re-enter the competition, please submit new pieces)

The categories are as follows:

  1. New and budding writers that have been published

  2. First time writers that haven’t been published.

  3. Young Writers 


Please send your entry on a word document with a short description of yourself  to

Looking forward to reading all your creative writing.


We are delighted to celebrate this month with new recordings especially for HIT|A by some of our celebrity partners reading their favourite literature.

In the video below, Anne Doyle narrates a poem by Patrick Kavanagh 'Lines On A Seat On The Grand Canal, Dublin.'



Dublin City Libraries are operating a 'Call and Collect' service as part of the phased re-opening of libraries from Monday 8 June. The first phase is being piloted in 6 branches as follows: Cabra, Coolock and Raheny on the north side, and Dolphin’s Barn, Rathmines and Walkinstown on the south. I

Check their  online catalogue to see if the books are on shelf and let them  know what you want

CREATIVE HUBS seek to sustain high quality arts experiences for children, schools and families to access in their Library and locality, through the development of enhanced educational, community and cultural partnership.

Creative Hubs Children's Art


On Saturday June 13th, we were  pleased to celebrate Yeats day joining Yeat’s expert and biographer Anthony Jordan as in 2020 this annual event was celebrated virtually. 

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James Joyce Bust



On Tuesday June 16th while we could not celebrate Leopald and Molly’s adventures in the usual way, we encouraged you all to check out the official website.

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