Niamh O’Mahony

Genres: Children | Irish Writing | West Cork

Niamh O’Mahony has co-written Ludwig Wittgenstein: Dictating Philosophy (Springer 2020), worked for the BBC Russian Service, the University of Cambridge, has been an editor, translator, arts reviewer, researcher. She has now returned to her roots in Ahakista, West Cork and is a gardener, seedsaver and storyteller at the Heron Gallery. In partnership with artist and illustrator Annabel Langrish she has published two children’s books, Why Are We Here? (2021) and Fay goes to Sea (2022). Their next picture book “Stanley Lives in a Bookshop” will be published in 2023.


The photo shows Annabel (on the left), Niamh (on the right) with pigs Fuchsia and Fay.

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