On Wednesday 10th of December 2014 AMACH! LGBT Galway Ltd and shOUT! LGBT Youth were delighted to launch the booklet Amach agus Isteach. This took place in Charlie Byrnes Book store.  Along with family and friends the participants of the project read some of their pieces from the booklet. This was preceded early in the day with an interview on Galway Bay FM (link below)

John Corcoran AMACH! and Ann Marie Hession shOUT! Interview on FYI Galway Bay Fm

The project brought together both younger and older LGBT people who took part in the eight week project. With the help of local writers Sarah Clancy and Elaine Feeney the participants discused the process of creative writing. Resulting in the booklet. This booklet is a mixture of poetry and short stories. Although the writing is partly fictional it gives an insight of what it is like growing up LGBT in Ireland.

PDF of the booklet Amach agus Isteach booklet

AMACH! and shOUT! would like to sincerely thank the participants of the project and IPB Insurance who through their Youth and Community fund funded this project.

At launch participants, mentors and friends.

This should be a very interesting evening from shOUT!, please come along and support.

The booklet will be launched by Sarah Clancy and Elaine Feeney in Charlie Byrnes Book shop on Wednesday 10th December at 6.30pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. The LGBT Intergenerational Creative Writing Project was co-hosted by AMACH! LGBT Galway Ltd and shOUT! LGBT youth group. This was a first for Galway and a very successful [...]

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