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Reading with Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Music by John Sheahan

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22 Sep

Reading with Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Music by John Sheahan

22nd September 2018 @ 4:30 pm

Reading with Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Music by John Sheahan

Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a bilingual writer. Among her awards are the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, a Seamus Heaney Centre fellowship, the Ireland Chair of Poetry bursary, the Michael Hartnett Award, and most recently, the Ostana Prize (Italy). Her fifth book, a bilingual selection of poetry titled Lies, will be published in October.

Scríobhann Doireann Ní Ghríofa as Gaeilge agus as Béarla araon. Ar na gradaim a bronnadh uirthi tá Duais Uí Ruanaigh do Litríocht Éireannach, Comhaltacht Seamus Heaney (Ollscoil na Banraíona) agus Duais Liteartha Ostana (An Iodáil). Foilseofar Lies cnuasach dátheangach léi, um Fhómhair.

John Sheahan was a member of The Dubliners from 1964 to 2012. He has played with musicians the world over and guested on numerous folk, traditional, and rock recordings. His own compositions, among them ‘The Marino Waltz’ and ‘Autumn in Paris’, have become essential elements of the Irish musical repertoire. In 2013, he was conferred with an honorary doctorate in music from Trinity College. Fiddle Dreams, his collection of poems and lyrics, was published in 2015.

Sponsored by Matt O’Sullivan. Photo: Bríd O’Donovan.

Admission €10

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 22nd September 2018 @ 4:30 pm
Time: 4:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Station House Theatre
Address: Station House Complex
Organizer Name: Clifden Arts Festival
Phone: +353 (0)87 331 5009