The Dublin Review

Quarterly which publishes an eclectic mix of essays on literary, cultural and social issues. Includes 2-3 short stories in each issue.


Mix of poetry and fiction, published by Galway Writers' Workshop. A selection of the poems can be read online.

Dublin Quarterly

International Literary Review that seeks fiction from and for those who prefer to see familiar things with unfamiliar eyes. Also contains book reviews and poetry.


Features new fiction, poetry, visual art and book reviews. Published by the Munster Literature Centre, Cork.

The Moth

Quarterly arts & literature magazine features poetry, short fiction and pictures by established and up-and-coming writers and artists from Ireland and abroad.

The South Circular

A quarterly e-journal of short stories designed to be portable and downloaded directly to your reading device. 

The Penny Dreadful

An Irish literary journal actively trying to punch you in the face. Stories, poems, reviews—that sort of malarky.

Albedo One

Albedo One is Ireland's longest-running and foremost magazine of the Fantastic. Since 1993, they have published stories from both Irish and international authors which push at the boundaries of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.




Irish Writers' Centre

Dedicated to promoting Irish literature and Irish writers.

Munster Literature Centre

A resource centre promoting all aspects of literature in Munster.

Western Writers' Centre - Ionad Scríbhneorí Chaitlín Maude

Organises workshops (some of them free), events, manuscript service. Offers friendly advice at their Galway base.

Children's Books Ireland

National children's book organisation of Ireland.

Fighting Words

Fighting Words helps students of all ages to develop their writing skills and to explore their love of writing.

Irish Writers Union

Website for the Irish writers union contains a sample contract, FAQ, and notes on signing a deal.

Ireland Literature Exchange

Organisation promoting the translation of literature from Ireland abroad, and of foreign literature in Ireland in English, Irish, French.

UNESCO City of Literature, Dublin

In 2010, Dublin was named a UNESCO city of literature - a title only three other cities in the world could boast.  Visit the website to see what all the fuss is about.