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WRITERS IN TRAINING
AN EVENT FOR 14-19 YEAR OLD'S

WHERE: Heuston Station, Dublin

WHEN: Saturday 10th November

TIME: 10:15 - 18:25

PRICE: €20

SPACES: 30

Writers in TRAINing is back by popular demand! Two innovative writers, 35 young people and a train makes for some very creative writing. Tickets include, the return train ticket, workshops on the train, a chosen workshop at the festival and your lunch - and maybe a few surprises on the way. 

Darren Donohue (Playwright) and Karl Parkinson (Poet) will work with the group travelling to Waterford to help you create a new piece of writing as you hurtle southwards on the train. So expect fun, madness and a constantly changing environment as you pass through the countryside, small towns, by rivers and strange announcements over the PA system all part of the journey to The Lit festival.


Leaving Heuston Station at 10.15am, Arriving Waterford 12.18pm

Leaving Waterford at 18.25pm, Arriving Dublin 20.38pm

Passengers can partake in any one of the following afternoon workshop selections:

  • Play-Writing Workshop With Darren Donohue. 

  • We Are All Made Of Stars With Eimear Cheasty. 

  • WordSurge with Colm Keegan

  • Voices with Abby Oliveira

  • Poetry, Prose and Inbetween With Karl Parkinson.

Lunch will be served in 'The Vintage Tea Rooms' at 12.30pm.