“Her own place sings to us in its own tongue, as her own life sings back to the poet in all its rich variety of experience.” Theo Dorgan
Ceardlann filíochta dátheangach faoi stiúir Dairena Ní Chinnéide ag fiosrú scríbhneoireacht úr a bhaineann le téamaí agus coincheapanna an fhocail ‘dúchas’ sa ré nua aoiseach. Seol dán amháin (uasmhéid 20 líne) roimis an spriocdáta thíos.
Explore cultural heritage, identity, language, and the concepts and themes associated with the word ‘dúchas’ in a modern context in this creative bilingual poetry workshop. Recommended for participants with a good level of Gaeilge. Dairena Ní Chinnéide is a bilingual poet and author of ten previous collections of poetry in Irish, the most recent of which is Tairseach. deleted is her first collection in English. She performs her poetry at festivals and literary events in Ireland and internationally.
“It’s the Irish language
pouring out of our hearts
the subtle nuances between parishes
that make our sacred code.”
Excerpt from Dúchas, published in deleted.
Limited to 15 participants, early booking advisable. Participants are invited to submit a poem (max 20 lines) as Gaeilge before Friday 21 May.
IMAGE: Lisa Ní Laoire