Dave Lordan

Genres: Irish Writing | Professional Development | Young Adults

Dave Lordan is widely acknowledged as one of Ireland’s leading contemporary poets, essayists and literary thinkers. He is a renowned advocate for community and youth creativity and well-being, working alongside numerous partners in the arts, education, and community sectors on a wide variety of multimedia creativity projects. Dave combines his deep knowledge and appreciation of the traditions and canons of world literature with his professional insight into and command of the new possibilities of 21st century mediums to provide a world class educational experience for creative young people. This is his thirteenth year leading our teen creativity programme at WCLF and many of his previous students are now making names for themselves in various literary forms.


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Arts Council - funding literature
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
CCC Library & Arts Service
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Creative Places West Cork Islands
RTÉ Supporting The Arts
Maritime Hotel