The Saltwater Scribblers are a Drogheda-based group who meet every Monday 7-9pm in Barlow House. They’re on Facebook – add them as a friend. You can also email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Several of their members joined us this year in Nano and at write-ins. They write fiction (long and short), poetry, etc.
Ardgillan Castle Writers’ Group. Meets every Saturday morning 10.30-12.30. No charge. No contact details, sorry. Ardgillan Castle, Skerries, North County Dublin.
Balbriggan Library Writers’ Group. Meets the last Thursday of the month (excluding August and December) 7-8.30 p.m. No charge. Contact Jane and Paddy at email@example.com for more details or just come along. Grace is a regular here. We critique each other’s work, provide morale support, and regularly have themed evenings such as; writing for international markets, how to write a novel synopsis, etc. The group writes long and short fiction (youth and adult), non-fiction, memoir, screenplays, poetry.
The Viaduct Bards, Drogheda. They are run by Bunnacurry in our region, a.k.a. Emer Davies. For further details contact Emer at firstname.lastname@example.org
Swords Writers – see www.swordswriters.ie
Boyne Writers, Trim, Co. Meath – www.boynewriters.com
Meath Writers Circle – http://community.meath.ie/meathwriters/
I am sure there are more, but those are the ones I know about. If you know of others please let me know so I can encourage them to join Nano next year. I’m particularly keen to get in touch with Dundalk, Cavan, and Monaghan writing groups as I haven’t made many contacts there, yet.