Inishbofin Writing Trips 2013

The Inishbofin Jaunt


On Inishbofin Island, Connemara, with WRITING TRAIN and Yvonne Cullen. Now in its sixth year!

“If you are thinking of going, just go! Just go!” “You wove a web of magic around us!” Feedback on 2012 JAUNTS.

“DUBLIN’s BEST WRITING TEACHER” – DUBLINER MAGAZINE. “Her aim… a happier and healthier relationship with your creativity” – Abie Philbin Bowman.

“Our tutor, the legendary Yvonne Cullen, was a wonder” – Helena Nolan, THE STINGING FLY MAGAZINE.

CONTACT ME ON: / 086 1701418, visit LIKE Yvonne Cullen’s Writing Train on facebook to receive writing tips and updates from Writing Train. SEE THREE SHORT LINKS at bottom of this page, to ACCOMMODATION OFFERED, INFO, and ‘PEOPLE’ a set of images from 2012 Jaunt trip. Please excuse appearance of this post, on a steep wordpress learning curve: )!



 Sept. 6-9, Developing Writers course with two day additional writing retreat after course ends (dates: Sept 10-11) at no extra accommodation fee for first 8 to book* All in course fee: €480

SEPT. 13 – 16, Start to write with additional ‘ease in’ day, Sept 12th at no extra accommodation cost, for first 8 to book.* All in course fee: €455.

FOR FIRST EIGHT TO BOOK EITHER COURSE:  ALL IN FEE COVERS:*Accommodation for 6 nights  (DEVELOPING WRITER) from Friday 6th Sept/ 2013 or 5 nights, (START TO WRITE) from Thursday 12th Sept., on single occupancy basis in largely double rooms in shared island houses, (first four rooms booked are also en-suite).*tailored tuition (13-15 hrs, group-size-depending)  *1 hr at least of one-to-one time with tutor *4 days’ self-catered breakfast supplied and home-cooked lunch, one home-cooked dinner *Social nights and Group public reading night, alongside other impromptu group readings, plus all sorts of further spontaneous fun, walks, swims, cycles, trips, pub nights, star-gazing, corncrake listening, singin’ sessions  and whatever you’re having yourself, in the company of your Bofin-veteran teacher, Yvonne Cullen and her able assistants on the trip!

FOR FURTHER 4 participants: all as above, with guaranteed 4 nights accommodation and a promise from your facilitator to do all I can to achieve you the same bonus nights’ deal for as little further outlay as possible. Bofin has a limited supply of accommodation, so book as early as you can, to help me out!


3 places  at tuition, lunch & ents’ only rate (no accommodation) subject to availability, €320 each.


Some room share options may also be available subject to demand, see Inishbofin Accommodation page  on menu bar at for details. See also for Inishbofin timetable page and Bofin Jaunt 2012 photographs.

CONTACT ME ON: / 086 1701418, visit LIKE Yvonne Cullen’s Writing Train on facebook to receive writing tips and updates from Writing Train.




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