Meet The Writers - Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh

Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh was born in Kerry. She has read at festivals in New York, Paris, Montréal, Berlin and Ballyferriter. ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’ was chosen as Ireland’s EU Presidency poem in 2013 and was shortlisted for RTÉ’s ‘A Poem for Ireland’ in 2015. Coiscéim published Péacadh (2008) and Tost agus Allagar (2016). A bilingual collection, The Coast Road, published by Gallery Press in late 2016, includes English translations by thirteen poets.

Ciarraíoch í Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh. Tá a cuid filíochta léite aici i bPáras, i Nua Eabhrac, i Montréal agus ar an mBuailtín. Roghnaíodh ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’ mar Dhán Uachtarántacht an Aontais Eorpaigh in 2013. Bhain an dán céanna áit amach ar ghearrliosta RTÉ, ‘A Poem for Ireland’. D’fhoilsigh Coiscéim na cnuasaigh Péacadh (2008) agus Tost agus Allagar (2016). The Coast Road an teideal atá ar chnuasach dátheangach a d’fhoilsigh an Gallery Press mar a bhfuil aistriúcháin le filí aitheanta an Bhéarla.

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