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Showcase: Dairena Ní Chinnéide, Irish Language Writer in Residence 17/18: Home

This guide showcases the work of Dairena Ní Chinnéide, our Scríbhneoir Cónaithe Gaeilge 2017/18

File sa dá theanga í Dairena Ní Chinnéide a aistríonn leaganacha dá saothar féin. I measc naoi gcnuasach léi tá An Trodaí & Dánta Eile / The Warrior & Other Poems (Cló Iar Chonnacht, 2005), Cloithear Aistear Anama (Coiscéim, 2014) agus Labhraíonn Fungie (Ponc Press, 2015). D'fhoilsigh Arlen House a cnuasach is déanaí Fé Gheasa : Spellbound (2016). Tá sí i mbun oibre le críoch a chur le dlúthdhiosca le dul leis an leabhar le tionlacan ceoil ós na cumadóirí & ceoltóirí iomráiteacha, Steve Cooney agus Rónán Ó Snodaigh.

 

Dairena Ní Chinnéide is a bilingual poet from the Dingle Peninsula. The most recent of her nine published collections is Fé Gheasa : Spellbound (Arlen House, 2016). She has received numerous awards for her writing, including the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship. She is a workshop facilitator with Poetry Ireland's Writers in Schools Programme and has been appointed as current Irish Language Writer in Residence for DCU for the 2017-2018 academic year. She previously worked as a broadcaster, managing director of film and television company, Smerbhic Teo., and an interpreter in the European Parliament.

 

Read more about Dairena on the Poetry Ireland website