- Poetry Prizes
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
Thursday, 16 February
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill was born in 1952 and grew up in the Irish-speaking areas of West Kerry and in Tipperary. She now lives in Dublin. She is the first Irish-language poet to win a worldwide reputation though her bilingual collections published by The Gallery Press: Pharaoh’s Daughter (various tranaslators), The Water Horse (trans Medbh McGuckian and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin), The Astrakhan Cloak and The Fifty Minute Mermaid (both trans Paul Muldoon). A member of Aosdána, she was Ireland Professor of Poetry (2001-2004).
Cork International Poetry Festival