Four students from CDCFE’s Creative Writing Course are winners in the Sports & Cultural Council (SCC) Creative Writing Competition.

The presentation took place in The Teacher’s Club in Parnell Street and prizes were presented by IFTA nominated Film Director Frank Berry, who is himself a past pupil of Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education.

Frank presented “highly commended” awards to David Larkin for his short story “Patient”, and to Jack Lynch for his short story “Boogeyman”. Suzanne O’Connor was highly commended for her short story “The Perfect Princess Life”. Will Doyle won 2nd place for his short story “Scaredy Cat”

Course coordinator Laura Roche says “all the tutors on the creative writing course are very proud of our students’ achievements. It is lovely to see the development of their writing throughout the year and the confidence that the SCC award gives them”.

“The Quill”, A collection of work by the creative writing class of ’23 is coming soon. Check out some of the featured prize-winning work.

The CDETB Sports and Cultural Council (SCC) promotes and co-ordinates sporting and cultural events for all full-time CDETB students.


L-R  Suzanne O’Connor, Frank Berry, David Larkin, Jack Lynch & Will Doyle