Doireann Ni Griofa in conversation with Thomas McCarthy Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a poet and essayist. ‘A Ghost in the Throat’ was awarded Irish Book of the Year and described as “powerful” (New York Times), and “sumptuous” (The Sunday Times). She is also the author of six critically acclaimed books of poetry, each a deepening exploration of birth, death, desire, and domesticity. Awards for her writing include a Lannan Literary Fellowship (USA), the Ostana Prize (Italy), and the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature. Her most recent book of poems is ‘To Star the Dark. https://doireannnighriofa.com/ photo: Clare Keogh This year we're operating on a pay what you want/can model. Any and all support for
Clifden Arts Festival has always been focused on live events. Sitting down to listen to a concert or hearing the voice of the poet. Last year was our first foray into digital events and this year we have developed that further with a new series of pre-recorded Digital events. Conversations with writers, actors, poets, musicians, artists and filmmakers.