- Poet, Novelist, Children's Writer
- Reading and Q&A, Creative Writing Workshop
- Age Group
- 7 - 10, 11-15, 16 - 18
- Primary, Post Primary
- Works in English & Irish
- Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Publications/Repertoire/Productions & Background Experience
Children’s Writer/ Novelist/ Poet, Áine Ní Ghlinn divides her time between writing, doing creative writing workshops with all ages (mainly in gaelscoileanna) and teaching Irish language and literature to student teachers.
She has won various awards for adult and children’s poetry, drama, fiction. Most recent awards include Oireachtas awards for Daideo, Úbalonga, Éaló ón Zú, Fuadach, Hata Zú Mhamó. Daideo (teen fiction) was awarded Gradam Reics Carlo Irish language Book of the Year in 2014. Nílim ag Iarraidh Dul ar Scoil was also shortlisted for the same award.
Books for young readers (4-17) include:
Nílim ag Iarraidh dul ar Scoil (LeabhairCOMHAR/Daifní Díneasár/ Moncaí Dána/ Lámhainní Glasa/ Éasca Péasca/ Thar an Trasnán (O’Brien Press)
An Leaba Sciathánach/ Céard atá sa Bhosca/ Glantachán Earraigh (An Gúm)
Madra Meabhrach/ Fuadach/ Tromluí/ Cuairteoir/ Úbalonga/ Daideo (Cois Life)
An Múinteoir Nua / Úbalonga (Séideán Sí)
Poetry for children: Brionglóidí/ Bronntanais (Cló Mhaigh Eo)
Drama for children: Éaló ón Zú (Cló Mhaigh Eo)
Non-fiction: Mná as an nGnáth / Daoine agus Déithe (An Gúm)
Adult poetry collections:
An Chéim Bhriste/ Gairdín Pharthais/ Tostanna (Coiscéim)
Deora Nár Caoineadh (Dedalus/Coiscéim)
An Guth Baineann (LeabhairCOMHAR)
Áine is also a former journalist & broadcaster (having worked with Raidió na Gaeltachta & RTÉ. She spent a few years scriptwriting for Ros na Rún, TG4.
Age Group Details
Preferred age group: ages 10+.
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