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SILAS 2015 Event – Poetry by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

22 Jun 2015
SILAS 2015 Event – Poetry by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

SILAS 2015 Event – Poetry by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh, Thursday 25th June, 17:15 – Staff Common Room UCC Main Quad

With Spanish translations from Martín Veiga.

Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh was born in Kerry. She has read at festivals in New York, Paris, Montréal, Berlin and Ballyferriter. In 2012 her poem ‘Deireadh na Feide’ won the O’Neill Poetry Prize. ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’ was chosen as Ireland’s EU Presidency poem in 2013 and was shortlisted in 2015 for RTE’s ‘A Poem for Ireland’. Her first collection, Péacadh, was published in 2008 and she is currently working on a new book.

Ciarraíoch í Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh. Tá a cuid filíochta léite aici i bPáras, i Nua Eabhrac, i Montréal agus ar an mBuailtín. Bhuaigh a dán ‘Deireadh na Feide’ Corn Uí Néill i 2012 agus roghnaíodh ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’ mar Dhán Uachtarántacht an Aontais Eorpaigh i 2013. Bhain an dán céanna áit amach ar ghearrliosta RTÉ, ‘A Poem for Ireland’. D’fhoilsigh Coiscéim a céad chnuasach filíochta, Péacadh, i 2008 agus tá sí ag obair ar an dara chnuasach faoi láthair.

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