Adult Workshops

Poetry, short fiction and memoir

Gerry has extensive experience in leading writing workshops in poetry, short fiction and memoir. He has worked at The Dock in Carrick-on-Shannon, in local libraries in counties Sligo, Roscommon and Leitrim, in Roscommon Arts Centre and at Boyle Arts Festival.

‘I highly recommend Gerry`s writing workshops, be it prose or poetry. He teaches from the heart and helps you gently along your way.’ M. Kaboth, Strokestown

Writing groups

Gerry has much experience working with writing groups across the region.  Gerry’s workshops can be tailored to the specific needs and preferences of your group and are suitable for existing  writing groups, new writing groups in the fledgling stages as well as community groups.  Book a session or two to avail of Gerry’s experience, expertise and enthusiasm.

Gerry facilitated a safe, stimulating, instructive space to discover and develop my poetic aspirations. Very nurturing and enjoyable. Thank you so much Gerry.’  Jenny Benito, Tubbercurry

Book clubs

Invite Gerry to one of your book club meetings where he can read a story, talk about his life as a writer, maybe even offer a few reading suggestions for your next meeting!

Nursing homes and day care centres

Gerry is a regular visitor to the Plunkett Nursing Home in Boyle, where he presents an hour of poetry and music. If you know of a nursing home or a day care centre near you which might like a visit from Gerry, get in touch.