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Celebrate World Wetlands Day with the Stories from the Waterside online story reading – 19:30 Thursday 2 February
Celebrate this World Wetlands Day on Thursday 2 February. Stories from the Waterside is a unique collection of short stories celebrating individual connections with Ireland’s rivers, lakes and beaches. These stories are the winners of a national story writing competition. You will by hear Stories form the Waterside that are being read to an audience for the first time and you can vote now for which ones you would like to hear.
LAWPRO have held an evening of story reading from Stories from the Waterside on World Wetlands Day or World Waters Day every year since 2020. This event has proved extremely popular, and LAWPRO are hosting this event again this year to celebrate World Wetlands Day on Thursday 2 February 2023 at 19:30.
This year is about hearing stories which have not yet been read out already. You can vote on which stories you would like to hear.
Voting closes on Tuesday 24 Jan 2023. You can vote here: https://consult.watersandcommunities.ie/en/content/stories-waterside-top-5
All stories are on the Stories from the Waterside website, and can be searched by county, folklore, wildlife, waterbody type or waterbody name.
This event is being organised by LAWPRO, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Waterways Ireland, Heritage Council, and the Heritage Officers Programme.
You can register for this event on Thursday 2 February at 19:30 now by using this link: https://bit.ly/storiesfromthewaterside