Poetry in Motion

Date / Data

Apr 30 2023
Expired!

Sunday / Domhnach

Time / Am

12:00 am - 1:00 pm

Venue / Áit

An Díseart, Gairdín
Main St, Dingle
Category / Chatagóir
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Bígí in éineacht le Celtic Nature Walking Tours guide Kevin O’ Shea do siúlóid timpeall an Daingean entertained at every corner by well-known poets san aireamh Áine Ní Fhoghlu, Maggie Breen, Conal Creedon, Jude Nutter agus Emer Fallon.

Start at Díseart Gardens and finish at Fungie statue by tourist information office.

https://celticnature.ie

Cónal Creedon

Cónal Creedon is an award winning novelist, playwright and documentary filmmaker.
Cónal’s recently published, Art Imitating Life Imitating Death, was presented at Zurich University, James Joyce Federation in 2020.
His collection of Award winning short stories Pancho and Lefty Ride Again (2021) has been Awarded One City One Book Award 2020.
His novel, Begotten Not Made (2018), has achieved literary award recognition: the Eric Hoffer Award USA 2020; the Bronze Award New Generation Book Award USA 2020; Finalist in the Montaigne [Most Thought-Provoking Book] Award USA 2020; Nominated for the Dublin International Book Award 2020; Book of the Year Irish Examiner; Top Books of the Year – Liveline RTÉ Irish National Radio.
Books by Cónal Creedon include, Cornerstone (2017), The Immortal Deed of Michael O’Leary (2015), Second City Trilogy (2007), Passion Play (1999) cited as Book of the Year BBC Radio 4, Pancho & Lefty Ride Out (1995), Pancho & Lefty Ride Again (2021) Cónal’s award-winning plays include; The Trial of Jesus (2000), which featured as part of the Irish National Millennium celebrations, received two Business to Arts Awards by President of Ireland Mary McAleese and was nominated for an Irish Times Special Judges Theatre Award 2000. Glory Be to the Father (2001), produced
by Red Kettle Theatre Company, Waterford. Cónal’s Second City Trilogy of stage plays achieved high acclaim from theatre critics in Shanghai, New York and Ireland. The Second City Trilogy picked up a number of awards at the 1st Irish Theatre Awards New York, including Best Actor, Best Director and nominated Best Playwright. When I Was God, a production from the Second City Trilogy was also awarded Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at ICA Federation Awards 2014. In 2021 it was awarded Best Production, Best Actor and Best Director at the Irish National Play Awards.
Cónal’s film documentaries achieved high critical acclaim, including shortlisted for the Focal International Documentary Awards UK and numerous broadcasts by RTÉ [Irish National Television] with international screening at Féile an Phobail
West Belfast Festival, World Expo Shanghai, China, Origin Theatre Festival New York, USA, the Irish National Centenary Commemorations and at NYU New York University, USA.
Cónal has written and produced more than 60 hours of original radio drama broadcast by RTÉ, BBC, CBC, ABC. Cited as Best Radio by Irish Times radio critics 1996 and 1998. is an award winning novelist, playwright and documentary filmmaker.
Cónal’s recently published, Art Imitating Life Imitating Death, was presented at Zurich University, James Joyce Federation in 2020. His collection of Award winning short stories Pancho and Lefty Ride Again (2021) has been Awarded One City One Book Award 2020.
His novel, Begotten Not Made (2018), has achieved literary award recognition: the Eric Hoffer Award USA 2020; the Bronze Award New Generation Book Award USA 2020; Finalist in the Montaigne [Most Thought-Provoking Book] Award USA 2020; Nominated for the Dublin International Book Award 2020; Book of the Year Irish Examiner; Top Books of the Year – Liveline RTÉ Irish National Radio.
Books by Cónal Creedon include, Cornerstone (2017), The Immortal Deed of Michael O’Leary (2015), Second City Trilogy (2007), Passion Play (1999) cited as Book of the Year BBC Radio 4, Pancho and Lefty Ride Out (1995), Pancho and Lefty Ride Again (2021) Cónal’s award-winning plays include; The Trial of Jesus (2000), which featured as part of the Irish National Millennium celebrations, received two Business to Arts Awards by President of Ireland Mary McAleese and was nominated for an Irish Times Special Judges Theatre Award 2000. Glory Be to the Father (2001), produced by Red Kettle Theatre Company, Waterford. Cónal’s Second City Trilogy of stage plays achieved high acclaim from theatre critics in Shanghai, New York and Ireland. The Second City Trilogy picked up a number of awards at the 1st Irish Theatre Awards New York, including Best Actor, Best Director and nominated Best Playwright. When I Was God, a production from the Second City Trilogy was also awarded Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at ICA Federation Awards 2014. In 2021 it was awarded Best Production, Best Actor and Best Director at the Irish National Play Awards.
Cónal’s film documentaries achieved high critical acclaim, including shortlisted for the Focal International Documentary Awards UK and numerous broadcasts by RTÉ [Irish National Television] with international screening at Féile an Phobail
West Belfast Festival, World Expo Shanghai, China, Origin Theatre Festival New York, USA, the Irish National Centenary Commemorations and at NYU New York University, USA.
Cónal has written and produced more than 60 hours of original radio drama broadcast by RTÉ, BBC, CBC, ABC. Cited as Best Radio by Irish Times radio critics 1996 and 1998.

Emer Fallon

Emer Fallon’s is a poet and fiction writer living in Corca Dhuibhne whose work has been published in Banshee, The Stinging Fly, Poetry Ireland Review, and The Irish Times, and features in Ponc Press bilingual letterpress volumes Two Tongues: Dánta Nua ó Chorca Dhuibhne and Port na bPúcaí.

Her first collection Thin Lines,  which will be published by Salmon Poetry later this year, explores the places we encounter between sanity and madness, sickness and health, the past and the present, and life and death, travelling from a Wicklow childhood to life in the West Kerry gaeltacht, and examining the many crossing points encountered along the way.

She received an Arts Council Agility Award in 2022 to support her work writing and illustrating her climate themed children’s story The Hunt for Home, which features her handprinted linocuts and a bi-lingual Irish and English text and tells the story of a girl, a robin, and a slug who go on a road trip after a storm in search of a new home.

MAGGIE BREEN

Is scríbhneoir, taibhealaíontóir agus comhordaitheoir í Maggie Breen; tá sí ag maireachtaint i gCorca Dhuibhne.

Foilsíodh a céad cnuasach filíochta, Other Things I Didn’t Tell, i 2013. Déanann sé iniúchadh ar nasc, scoiteacht agus cumarsáid in a cuid scríbhneoireachta agus taibhithe. Tá a cuid oibre foilsithe i ‘Two Tongues’ agus ‘Cogar’ (foilsithe ag Ponc Press), The Stinging Fly, Crannóg, Southword, The Stony Thursday. Léigh sí do Other Voices, d’Oíche Chultúir, d’Fhéile na Bealtaine agus eile. Is breá léi bheith ag obair go dhá-theangach ar obair aonair agus ar obair comhoibríoch; i measc obair comhoibríoch a dhein sí le déanaí tá Tell it to the Trees/Abair leis na Crainn é  agus Two-Meter Square/Dhá Mhéadar Cearnach leis an t-ealaíontóir Silke Michels.

Áine Uí Fhoghlú

Is as Gaeltacht na Rinne i gCo. Phort Láirge í Áine Uí Fhoghlú agus tá ceithre chnuasach filíochta foilsithe aici, an cnuasach is déanaí uaithi ná ‘Mná dár mhair’ (Coiscéim 2022). Chomh maith leis an bhfilíocht, scríobhann sí scéalta ficsin do dhaoine fásta agus do dhéagóirí. Ar na gradaim atá bronnta uirthi, tá Gradam filíochta Michael Hartnett, Comhaltacht Patrick Kavanagh, Sparánachtaí ón gComhairle Ealaíon agus duaiseanna liteartha in Oireachtas na Gaeilge.

Áine Uí Fhoghlú is a poet who comes from the Co. Waterford Gaeltacht of An Rinn. She has published four collections of poetry, the most recent being ‘Mná dár mhair’ (Coiscéim, 2022). She also writes fiction for adults and teenagers. Among the awards she has received are the Michael Hartnett Poetry Award, the Patrick Kavanagh Fellowship, a number of Bursaries from The Arts Council and literary prizes from Oireachtas na Gaeilge.

Jude Nutter

Jude Nutter was born in Yorkshire, England, and grew up near Hannover, in northern Germany. She studied printmaking at Winchester School of Art (UK) and received her MFA in poetry from The University of Oregon. Her poems have appeared in numerous national and international journals and have received over forty awards and grants, including two McKnight Fellowships, The Moth International Poetry Prize, The Larry Levis Prize, The William Matthews Prize, the Joy Harjo Poetry Award, and grants from the Elizabeth George Foundation and the National Science Foundation’s Writers and Artists Program in Antarctica. Her first book-length collection, Pictures of the Afterlife (Salmon Poetry), winner of the Irish Listowel Prize, was published in 2002. The Curator of Silence (University of Notre Dame Press), her second collection, won the Ernest Sandeen Prize and was awarded the 2007 Minnesota Book Award in poetry. A third collection, I Wish I Had a Heart Like Yours, Walt Whitman (University of Notre Dame Press), was awarded the 2010 Minnesota Book Award in poetry and voted Poetry Book of the Year by ForeWord Review, New York. Her fourth collection Dead Reckoning, published by Salmon Poetry, Ireland, in 2021, was listed by The Telegraph (UK) as one the 10 best collections published in Ireland and the UK in 2021. She currently lives in Minneapolis, and divides her time between Minnesota and Dingle where she has a family home.