Ré Ó Laighléis

Ré Ó Laighléis
Ré Ó Laighléis is a writer of children’s, teenage and adult fiction in English and Irish.His novels and short stories have been widely translated into various languages and he has been the recipient of many literary awards, including Bisto Book of the Year awards, Oireachtas awards, the North American NAMLLA Award and a European White Ravens Award. In 1998, he was presented with the ‘An Peann faoi Bhláth’ award by the President of Ireland, Mary McAleese...[READ MORE >>]
Ré Ó Laighléis is available to visit schools under Poetry Ireland’s Writer in Schools Scheme or privately...[READ MORE >>]

Fionntán de Brún

Fionntán de Brún

Fionntán de Brún was born and bred in Belfast, where he still lives with his wife Jacaí and their three children, Dónal, Lochlann and Eoghan. He graduated from Queen’s University in 1992, taking a degree in Celtic Languages and French and subsequently taught in the Irish Department of St. Mary’s University College of Education...[READ MORE >>]

Susan Edwards

Susan Edwards

Susan Edwards was born and bred in Toronto, Canada. Some years back, having spent many years as a tv producer in her native country, she came to live in Ireland and settled in Gleann Eidhneach in North Clare. It was there that she began her writing.

Susan has a particular interest in writing for the younger reader...[READ MORE >>]

Meadhbh Ní Eadhra

Meadhbh Ní Eadhra

Meadhbh Ní Eadhra lives in An Spidéal, Co. Galway. Having garnered a first class honours degree in English and Irish Literature in 2010, she is now working as a journalist with the national weekly Gaelscéal. Meadhbh is already an accomplished writer...[READ MORE >>]

Esther Göbl Uí Nualláin

Esther Göbl Uí Nualláin

Esther Göbl Uí Nualláin is of Austrian/Irish parentage. Born and bred in Longford, she still lives there with her husband, John, and their three children, Saorlaith, Diarmaid and Cian. They are rearing their family through Irish.

Esther is a teacher of Irish at the second level Meánscoil Mhuire in Longford Town and is also national Chairperson of Comhluadar, the organisation for...[READ MORE >>]

Karen Tazi

Karen Tazi

Karen Tazi (Farrelly) is a native of Dublin. She studied at U.C.D. and trained to be a primary teacher at St. Patrick’s College of Education. Having taught in primary schools in Dublin, Karen moved to Paris to take up a position in Marymount, the renowned international school, where she still teaches today. She is married and lives in Paris with her husband and daughter...[READ MORE >>]

AnnMarie McCarthy

AnnMarie McCarthy

AnnMarie McCarthy is a native of Limerick. She has taken a degree in Fashion Design from the Limerick College of Art and Design. She has also garnered a diploma in Children’s Book Illustration from the London Art College...[READ MORE >>]

 

Maeve Tynan

Maeve Tynan

Maeve Tynan lives in Limerick with her husband, David. She has worked as a lecturer in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, which is where she also gained her doctorate in 2007...
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