Juanita Browne

Juanita Browne, a Science graduate with an M.A. in Media Studies, has over 20 years of communications experience across books, magazines, newspapers, radio and television. She currently works with Crossing the Line Productions, on natural history documentaries for television, including the multi-award-winning Secret Life of the Shannon…

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Fionnuala Cloke

Fionnuala is from Rathfarnham in Dublin. She attended Trinity College from 1995-1999 where she received a degree in English and Modern Irish. She received an M.A. in Translation Studies from DCU in 2006. Cois Life published Ceist agam ort!, a quizbook for teenagers in 2008 with support from An Chomhairle um Oideachas Gaeltachta…

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Micheál de Barra

Mícheál de Barra was born on the border of the Burren – his spiritual home – in Kilfenora, Co. Clare. He was later educated by the Christian Brothers and qualified as primary school teacher in Mary Immaculate College, Marino. He has a degree in Irish and Spanish from the University of Ireland, Dublin…

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Deaglán de Bréadún

Deaglán de Bréadún was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford and the family moved to Dublin where he went to school at CBS Synge Street. He studied for a B.A. in English Language and Literature at University College Dublin and was also awarded a master’s degree in Anglo-Irish Studies.

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Breandán Delap

Breandán Delap was born in Gaoth Dobhair in 1965. He received a a degree in Education from Our Lady of Mercy College, Carysfort and a Master’s degree in Irish from The National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is a programme editor for Nuacht TG4 / RTÉ and a reviewer of plays for The Irish Times in the West of Ireland.

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Michael Cronin

Michael Cronin was born in Dublin in 1960. He received a B.A. from Trinity College, Dublin (1982), a M.A. from University College, Dublin (1986) and his Ph.D. from Trinity College, Dublin (1991). He spent a brief period teaching in universities in France, lecturing English in Université François Rabelais from 1982 to 1983…

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Siobhain Grogan

Siobhain Grogan was raised in Naas, Co Kildare. She attended St. Mary’s College, Naas and University College, Dublin, where she received her B.A. degree in English and Mathematics; and a Higher Diploma in Education. She subsequently received a certificate in Learning Support and a Master’s Degree in Education.

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Anna Heussaff

Anna Heussaff was born in 1957 and grew up in an Irish-speaking family in Dublin, where she lives now with husband Simon Brooke and son Conall. Her MA thesis was published in 1992, entitled Filí agus Cléir san Ochtú hAois Déag (An Clóchomhar, 1992). She worked with homeless people in England for three years…

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Alex Hijmans

Alex Hijmans was born in Holland. He moved to Ireland when he was twenty years of age, at which point he began learning Irish. He spent twelve years in Galway, working in various Irish media, before moving to Brazil, where he now works as an international correspondent.

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Liam Mac Amhlaigh

Dr. Liam Mac Amhlaigh is a lecturer of literature and Irish language skills at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Liam is a graduate of both Trinity College, Dublin and University College, Dublin.

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