22 – 28 October
2020

RadioMoLI - Tall Tales Podcast with Laureate na nÓg Áine Ní Ghlinn

Leabhair, Léitheoireacht agus Cúrsaí Eile: Laureate na nÓg Áine Ní Ghlinn i gcomhrá le Manchán Magan
File agus scríbhneoir do pháistí í Laureate na nÓg, Áine Ní Ghlinn. Bhuaigh trí cinn dá húrscéalta (Daideo, Hata Zú Mhamó & Boscadán) Gradam Reics Carló (Leabhar Gaeilge na Bliana). Bhuaigh Daideo Gradam Ficsin Leabhair Pháistí Éireann chomh maith le Gradam Leabhar na Bliana ó Chumann Léitheoireachta na hÉireann. Tá 26 leabhar do dhaoine óga foilsithe aici agus 5 chnuasach filíochta do dhaoine fásta. Údar agus craoltóir é Manchán Magan a bhfuil go leor cláir teilifíse déanta aige. Tá dhá úrscéal scríofa aige chomh maith le leabhair éagsúla faoi chúrsaí taistil. Scríobhann sé colún taistil don Irish Times agus bíonn sé le cloisteáil go minic ar an raidió. Is iomaí clár faisnéise atá curtha i láthair aige faoi chúrsaí taistil agus faoi chultúir idirnáisiúnta. Is é an leabhar is déanaí dá chuid ná Thirty Two Words for Field.

Is togra de chuid na Comhairle Ealaíon é Laureate na nÓg a fhaigheann tacaíocht ón Aire Leanaí agus Gnóthaí Óige, Leabhair Pháistí Éireann, Éigse Éireann agus Comhairle Ealaíon Thuaisceart Éireann.

Books, Reading and Other Matters: Laureate na nÓg Áine Ní Ghlinn in conversation with Manchán Magan
Áine Ní Ghlinn is a poet and children’s writer and is Laureate na nÓg 2020 – 2022. Three of her YA novels have won Gradam Reics Carló (Irish Language Book of the Year). Daideo also won a CBI fiction award and LAI Book of the Year. To date, she has published 5 collections of poetry and 26 books for children and young adults. Manchán Magan is a writer and documentary-maker. He has written numerous books on his travels and two novels. He writes occasionally for The Irish Times, reports on travel for various radio programmes, and has presented dozens of documentaries on issues of world culture. His latest book is Thirty-Two Words for Field.

Laureate na nÓg is an initiative of the Arts Council, managed on the Council’s behalf by Children’s Books Ireland, with the support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and Poetry Ireland.