The Women of 1916
featuring work by Doireann Ní Ghríofa
7th September at 6pm
Farmgate Café, English Market, Cork
Admission: Free but ticketed.
Farmgate-hosted event available to register at https://www.eventbrite.ie/ only.
Doireann Ní Ghríofa has been commissioned to compose a new short story directly inspired by the Farmgate's Women of the South exhibition. The exhibition highlights radical women associated with 1916.
Doireann Ní Ghríofa is a bilingual writer whose work has appeared in The Irish Times, The Irish Examiner, The Stinging Fly, Poetry, and elsewhere. Her third book Clasp was shortlisted for the Irish Times Poetry Award 2016 and was awarded the Michael Hartnett Poetry Prize. Among her other awards are the Ireland Chair of Poetry bursary 2014-2015 and a Wigtown Award for Gaelic poetry (Scotland). She writes "with tenderness and unflinching curiosity” (Poetry Magazine, Chicago).