Towers & Tales Festival

Towers and Tales is a festival that happens at Lismore Castle in Co. Waterford, Ireland every year. Founded by Elaina Ryan (Children’s Books Ireland) and Niamh Sharkey, Towers & Tales is a celebration of children's books, stories and illustration, designed to give young audiences unforgettable, creative and transformational experiences with [...]

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Halloween Workshop at dlr Mill Theatre

Once again I had the enormous pleasure to facilitate a workshop at the dlr Mill Theatre (Dundrum Town Center). My first workshop at the Theatre was about Roald Dahl and you can read all about it here. This time the children and I embarked on a spooky adventure in which we [...]

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Illustration Workshop in Castlecomer, Kilkenny

I visited the lovely library in Castlecomer, Kilkenny, as part of the Bookville Festival, for a fun character-drawing workshop! My first visit to the festival was at the Loughboy Library with Children's Fellow and author Myra Zepf. We were there to share how we made our book Ná Gabh ar Scoil! The incredible [...]

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