Seoladh dlúthdhiosca nua ‘CINNLÍNTE : BREAKING VERSE’ le Dairena Ní Chinnéide, Steve Cooney & Rónán Ó Snodaigh.

Ionad: Ionad an Bhlascaoid
Dáta:  Dé Domhnaigh 20 Samhain  2022
Am: 18.30 – 19.30 IST/GMT
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Dairena Ní Chinnéide Dingle Literary Festival 2022

Launch of new album by Dairena Ní Chinnéide ‘ CINNLÍNTE : BREAKING VERSE accompanied by Steve Cooney & Rónán Ó Snodaigh.

Venue: Blasket Centre
Date: Sunday 20 November 2022
Time: 18.30 – 19.30 IST/GMT
Tickets: Tickets are free but only a limited number are available. To reserve your place, press ‘Book Now’

Foras na Gaeilge and Ealaín na Gaeltachta are supporting this event.


A bilingual album of music and poetry which weaves the original music and traditional arrangements of two exceptional and boundary-pushing musicians, Steve Cooney and Rónán Ó Snodaigh, with the powerful poetry of Dairena Ní Chinnéide creating a combination of creative roots in West Kerry, Ireland.

Albam ceoil agus filíochta ar dhlúthdhosca úr a shníonn ceol nuachumtha agus ceol nua chóirithe ó bheirt des na ceoltóirí is eisceachtúla agus is iomadúla sa tír, Steve Cooney & Rónán Ó Snodaigh, le filíocht chumhachtach an fhile Dairena Ní Chinnéide.

Dairena Ní Chinnéide is a bilingual poet. The most recent of her eleven published collections is Tairseach Éabhlóid (2016). deleted by Salmon Poetry (2019) is her first collection in English. Among her previous bilingual collections are Fé Gheasa : Spellbound, Arlen House, (2016), and An Trodaí & Dánta Eile / The Warrior & Other Poems, Cló Iar Chonnacht, (2006).

She has received numerous awards for her writing including Irish Language Literature Bursaries from the Arts Council of Ireland, Ealaín na Gaeltachta and a Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship. She has facilitated creative writing workshops with Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Schools programme, the Unfinished Book Project and is currently Writer in Residence with the language and culture organisation Oidhreacht Chorca Dhuibhne in partnership with Ealaín na Gaeltachta. Dairena is a former broadcaster, journalist, television producer and interpreter.

Steve Cooney Dingle Literary Festival 2022

Steve Cooney is best known for his development of an influential style of guitar accompaniment to traditional Irish dance music which he developed in West Kerry, and for which he won the National Entertainment Award with Séamus Begley in 1997.

Born in Melbourne Australia in 1953, he came to Ireland in 1980 and maintains his connections with the Aboriginal culture there, into which he was initiated. He has ancestral links with Tipperary, Cavan and Galway

Rónán Ó Snodaigh Dingle Literary Festival 2022

Rónán Ó Snodaigh is a founding member of the celebrated traditional Irish/world music band Kíla, He is one of Ireland’s best and most innovative bodhrán players and a highly original singer songwriter and composer.

Rónán is a multi instrumentalist but is most widely recognized for his bodhran, (Irish hand drum) and percussion playing’, touring with 90’s band Dead Can Dance and recording on many albums including Damien Rice’s My Favourite Fantasy.