Fighting Words

Young Irish Writing

A poem by Róis Faughnan, age 15, Holy Faith Secondary School, Clontarf, Dublin 3

A poem by Katie Ní Phiotáin, 14 bliana d'aois, Coláiste Chroí Mhuire, An Spidéal

Scéal le Éabha Mae Riggott (13), Coláiste Chroí Mhuire gan Smal, An Spidéal, Co na Gaillimhe

A poem by Shauna Coffey Cassidy, age 17, Loreto Abbey, Dalkey, Co Dublin

A poem by Holly Bullock, age 17, Devenish College, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh

A story by Charlotte Marron, age 14, Belfast Royal Academy, Belfast, Co Antrim

A poem by Saoirse Lavery, age 13 ,Loreto Secondary School, Bray, Co Wicklow

A story by Sam O’Toole, age 18, Bray and North Wicklow Youthreach

A poem by Olamide Seriki, age 14, St Oliver’s Community College, Drogheda, Co Meath

An extract from a story by primary school children together with author Jane Mitchell and Little Island Books, Eglinton Hotel, Salthill, Galway

An extract from a story by sixth class, St Patrick’s National School, Newbridge, Co Kildare


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