- Poet, Storyteller, Writer
- Reading and Q&A, Storytelling Session, Storytelling Workshop
- Age Group
- 5 - 6, 7 - 10, 11-15, 16 - 18
- Primary, Post Primary
- Works in English ONLY
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Publications/Repertoire/Productions & Background Experience
Rab writes and perform stories, poems and plays for children, teenagers and adults. Rab’s work as a storyteller has built up an international reputation for his vivid re-imagining of the myths, folk tales and urban legends of Ireland and Scotland. As well as telling stories, Rab runs ‘Wonder Tales Workshops’ in which he uses the magical world of fairy tales and folk tales to boost the creativity, confidence and writing abilities of students. He has taught Irish, UK and American students in pre-school, national school, secondary and third level education.
His adventure poems and stories for children (illustrated by Marina Wild) can be read online at Pirates, Dragons & Moon Monsters.
His published work for adults include:
Galway Bay Folk Tales published by History Press Ireland. ‘The stories are wide ranging and often retold in his distinct humorous and lively style… a brilliant starting point.’ - Facts & Fiction magazine.
Transformation published by Dark Continents. ‘A dark, supernatural story that manages to make you cry, laugh and scare you to bits’ – Galway City Tribune.
- 091 515078 / 087 654 5411