Why the Moon Travels is a collection of haunting tales rooted in the oral tradition of the Irish traveller community. It is written by Oein DeBhairduin and illustrated by Leanne McDonagh.
Brave vixens, prophetic owls and stalwart horses live alongside the human characters as guides, protectors, friends and foes while spirits, giants and fairies blur the lines between this world and the otherworld. The first book about Irish Travellers that is written and illustrated by Travellers.
These European Blurandevù interviews have been undertaken as a part of READ ON – an EU project undertaken with the support of the Creative Europe programme of the European Union and the Arts Council through the Irish Partner West Cork Music.
These events facilitate young people hosting their own interviews with YA writers. During the process of interview training workshops participants learn to:
Most of all they get to an opportunity to meet a writer and have fun discussing their work.
The full interview is available to watch above.
Oein DeBhairduin is a creative soul with a passion for poetry, folk herbalism and preserving the beauty of Traveller tales, sayings, retellings and historic exchanges. He is the manager of...Read More
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