Fiction – The Bridge

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The Bridge   He slid two twenty euro notes across the table. “That’s all we have left,” he said, but that didn’t stop her when she reached for them. That could easily be a lie, but Mabel didn’t think so. It had been hard living these last few months, and most caches of savings were […]

New Halloween Fiction – ‘The Submission’

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With one day left to go until All Hallows Eve, Liam King’s short story brings the supernatural to NUIGalway, leaving us with the protagonist, Nate, as he climbs up the chilly and fly-infested stairwell of the English Department Tower Block to submit his essay… but something isn’t quite right. 

New Fiction – ‘Visitors’

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  The hospital. The colours. In this short story by Niamh Clarke, we follow a young girl as she makes her way to Alice’s room… ‘The marks of stool feet stomp out a circle and then another circle and then another.’    I first knew I was there by looking at the floor. The linoleum […]

The Whales

The Whales

Earlier in the year, we held a creative writing competition. Roisin Kelly was the winner, with the following story…

Have you got the ambition for a poetry competition?

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Following our hugely successful writing competition, we’ve decided to do another. James Falconer has more…