Reading: Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill (18th September 2017)

The Irish Studies Centre is pleased to announce that the Irish poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill will be reading from her works at the English Department (18th of September, 6. pm, at Unterrichtsraum). Her poems are originally written in the Irish language, but there will be an English translation provided as well.

Everyone welcome!

About the author:

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest poets in Ireland, also reputed for her dedication and defence of the Irish language. Ní Dhomhnaill has published extensively and her works include poetry collections, children’s plays, screenplays, anthologies, articles, reviews and essays. In her writings, Ní Dhomhnaill focuses on the rich traditions and heritage of Ireland, and draws upon themes of ancient Irish folklore and mythology that intermingle with contemporary issues concerning femininity, sexuality and culture.

 

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