Fúithi | About

Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh was born in Kerry. She has read at festivals in New York, Paris, Montréal, Berlin and Ballyferriter. In 2012 her poem ‘Deireadh na Feide’ won the O’Neill Poetry Prize. ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’ was chosen as Ireland’s EU Presidency poem in 2013 and was shortlisted in 2015 for RTE’s ‘A Poem for Ireland’. Coiscéim published her first book Péacadh (2008) and Tost agus Allagar (2016). The latter won the Michael Hartnett Award in 2019. A bilingual collection, The Coast Road, was published by Gallery Press, and includes English translations by thirteen poets. Dánta Andrée Chedid, translations from the French, was published in 2019 by Cois Life as part of their ‘File ar Fhile’ series. She is the 2020 recipient of the Lawrence O’Shaughnessy Award.

Reading Cork

Ciarraíoch í Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh. Tá a cuid filíochta léite aici i bPáras, i Nua Eabhrac, i Montréal agus ar an mBuailtín. Bhuaigh a dán ‘Deireadh na Feide’ Corn Uí Néill in 2012 agus 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 a céad chnuasach filíochta, Péacadh, in 2008 agus Tost agus Allagar in 2016. Ghnóthaigh Tost agus Allagar Duais Uí hAirtnéide in 2019. The Coast Road an teideal atá ar chnuasach dátheangach a d’fhoilsigh Gallery Press mar a bhfuil aistriúcháin le filí aitheanta an Bhéarla. D’fhoilsigh Cois Life Dánta Andrée Chedid mar chuid den tsraith ‘File ar Fhile’ in 2019. Bronnadh Duais Lawrence O’Shaughnessy uirthi in 2020.