Words Ireland is a grouping seven literature organisations who have worked together collaboratively since 2015 for the advancement of writers.
In 2022 Words Ireland is taking a break from activities, and will return with new ideas and projects in 2023.
The National Mentoring Programme will continue in 2022, with a new call for applications in April/May.
Past activities have included the development of professional development initiatives; the compliation of information sheets help writers advance their professional and creative practice; writers conferences; advocacy; and the initiation of the National Mentoring Programme. More recently, Words Ireland carried out research of writers and literature sector workers in Ireland, and ran a diversity and inclusion project, both of are expected to inform its its future activities.