About Celia de Fréine

Celia de Fréine writes in many genres in Irish and English. Born in the North of Ireland she now divides her time between Dublin and Connemara. Awards for her poetry include Gradam Litríochta Chló Iar-Chonnacht, the Patrick Kavanagh Award and the British Comparative Literature AssociationTranslation Award. In 2022 LeabhairCOMHAR published Aoi ag Bord na Teanga, new and selected poems. Focal den Fhírinne : A Grain of Truth, her eleventh collection, is forthcoming from Arlen House.

Scríobhann Celia de Fréine in iliomad seánraí i mBéarla agus i nGaeilge. As Contae an Dúin ó dhúchas í agus caitheann sí seal den bhliain i mBaile Átha Cliath agus seal i gConamara. I measc na ngradam atá buaite aici dá cuid filíochta tá Duais Patrick Kavanagh, Gradam Litríochta Chló Iar-Chonnacht agus Duais Aistriúcháin Chumann Litríocht Chomparáideach na Breataine. Sa bhliain 2022 d’fhoilsigh LeabhairCOMHAR a rogha dánta mar aon le dánta nua sa saothar Aoi ag Bord na Teanga.

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