Archive: IMBOLC 2021

Ciara Ní É is spoken word artist, activist, and broadcaster who writes and performs bilingually. She is an Irish Writers Centre ambassador and was DCU’s Writer in Residence 2020. Ciara is the founder of REIC, a monthly multilingual spoken word event. She has performed across Ireland and internationally in New York, London, Brussels, and Sweden. Her work has been published in a variety of journals including Icarus and Comhar and she is a recipient of the Cill Rialaig Residency through Listowel Writers’ Week. She is a cofounder of LGBTQ+ arts collective Aerach.Aiteach.Gaelach, and her first project with the group was selected for The Abbey Theatre’s 5x5 2020. Her first collection is forthcoming.

Is file, gníomhaí, agus craoltóir í Ciara Ní É. Ise a bhunaigh an oíche mic oscailte REIC, a mbíonn filíocht ó bhéal, rap, ceol, scéalta, agus eile le cloisteáil ann. Tá a cuid filíochta léite aici i Nua-Eabhrac, i Londain, sa Bhruiséil, sa tSualainn, agus sa bhaile in Éirinn. In 2019 ceapadh í ina hambasadóir le hÁras Scríbhneoirí na hÉireann agus bhí sí mar Scríbhneoir Cónaithe DCU 2020. Chomhbhunaitheoir an chomharghrúpa Aerach.Aiteach.Gaelach í, agus roghnaíodh togra léi don Abbey 5x5 2020. Foilsíodh saothar dá cuid agus aistí liteartha léi in irisí éagsúla, Icarus agus Comhar ina measc. Roghnaíodh í don scéim ‘Introductions’ de chuid Poetry Ireland sa bhliain 2017, agus an bhliain dár gcionn, d’eisigh sí sraith físdánta i gcomhar le hÁras Scríbhneoirí na hÉireann. Fuair an físeán an dáin ‘Phenomenal Woman’ faoin LGFA (Ladies Gaelic Football Association) breis is 300,000 radharc, agus tharraing sé aird fhairsing ar a saothar. I measc a cuid coimisiún áirítear RTÉ TV, BBC Radio, TG4, agus The Irish Writers Centre. Tá a céad chnuasach filíochta idir lámha aici faoi láthair.

Emma Ní Fhíoruisce is a musician and guitarist from Gaoth Dobhair, County Donegal. She plays a mixture of traiditional and newly composed music. Bands like Clannad Altan and Skara Brae have had a huge influence on her music. She has been working on a new album for a few years now with Manus Lunny and she is looking forward to launching it soon.

Ceoltóir & giotáraí as Gaoth Dobhair,Tír Chonaill le meascán de cheol nua-chumtha agus ceol tradisiúnta. Tionchar mhór ag Clannad, Áltán & Skara Brae ina cuid ceoil. Tá sí ag obair ar album le cúpla bliain le Manus Lunny agus ag súil lena sheoladh amach anseo go luath.