The 5th Shamrokon Podcast interviewing Ruth Frances Long.

It is always wonderful when an author who's work you love, is bringing out a new book and it's even nicer when you can get early access to it. Ruth Frances Long's new book A Crack in Everything, which is being published by The O'Briens Press is having a preview launch on Friday the 22nd of August but the books won't be on sale in book shops until the 1st of September.


“How to Get Your Writing Done” 3 Hour Writing Workshop with Lora O’Brien




This is a practical workshop for writers, to help you get your writing done. Drafted. Finished. Edited. Polished. Sent off.

And hopefully, published.

We’ll look at:

  • Getting Started – Ideas and Inspiration

  • Getting Going – Structure and Schedule

The confirmed schedule for the Cosplay Ireland panels and workshops for Shamrokon!

The confirmed schedule for the Cosplay Ireland panels and workshops for Shamrokon!

Cosplay: How to Start Workshop
Saturday 10:00 - 12:00, G. Room 6 (Double Tree by Hilton Dublin Burlington Road)
An introductory workshop on cosplay giving some handy tips on what you can do without an industrial sewing machine and years of practice.
Amy King and Matty


The Golden Blasters futher Nominees.

A note on Diversity Issues as part of Discussions at Shamrokon.

Fandom is wonderfully diverse both in how humanity is portrayed in genre and the people who love it.
We have made the decision to not separate out panels to focus on diversity issues, as we feel these issues are part of the general discourse and should be just part of the discussions.

The Golden Blasters :The final three nominees




The Golden Blasters. The Next Two Film nominations.

Love, perhaps the greatest emotion of all and these next two films although set in two totally different scenarios ask the same fundamental question "What would you be willing to do or sacrifice to return to the one you love?"


ADAGIO: Writer/Director: Christian Doran

The Golden Blasters: Our first three Nominees

The Golden Blasters is the Annual Irish Genre Short Film Festival, it usually takes place at Octocon but this year is happening as part of Shamrokon.
The Film Festival's Director John Vaughan has sent us on the Nomineess and we will announce them over the coming week.

Game of Thrones Programe in conjunction with Titancon.

We are pleased to announce our Games of Thrones track in conjunction with TitanCon.


Miltos Yerolemou ~ Syrio Forel

Miltos Yerolemou

The Golden Blasters 2014 Best Screenplay Nominees.

The Golden Blasters 2014




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