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Thu, 08 Mar 2018 12:30:00 Z
Bi-lingual talk with poet, playwright, screenwriter, translator and librettist Celia de Fréine.
Awards for her poetry include the Patrick Kavanagh Award (1994) and Gradam Litríochta Chló Iar-Chonnachta (2004). She has published eight poetry collections of poetry to date of which cuir amach seo dom : riddle me this (Arlen House, 2014), Blood Debts (Scotus Press, 2014) and A lesson in Can't (Scotus Press, 2014) are her most recent. Her plays have won many Oireachtas awards. She is one of the co-founders of Umbrella Theatre Company for whom she writes regularly. Her most recent play Luíse, is based on the life of Louise Gavan Duffy. www.celiadefreine.com
Celia will read from her work and discuss the challenges faced by today's poet / playwright who writes in a minority language