RTÉ Radio Junior

St Brigid’s Cloak is a two part show for children about the story of St Brigid which was played on RTÉ Radio Junior for St Brigid’s Day. HK wrote and scored the show. Listen back to part one here and part two here. CreditsHK Ní Shioradáin: Composer/WriterEmily Bradley: Producer/BrigidUltan Pringle: ColmcilleLuke Dalton: King of Leinster

Rough Magic SEEDS

HK was selected for Rough Magic SEEDS 2023/2024 in Sound Design. They were chosen alongside director, Joy Nesbitt, and costume designer, Toni Bailey. Since 2001 Rough Magic has been the pioneer of artist development in Irish theatre, through its SEEDS programme for emerging artists – based on mentoring, research and creative engagement. SEEDS has been… Continue reading Rough Magic SEEDS

Baboró Festival Mentoring

HK was fortunate to participate in the Festival Mentoring Programme at Baboró Festival with mentors Phil Kingston and Maria Flemming. They spent a lovely week immersed in children’s theatre and panel discussions. Read more about it here.

Music and Healthcare Ireland

After 4 months of training, HK completed the Young Music Graduate Programme with Music and Healthcare Ireland with mentors Gráinne Hope and Liam Merriman. This was a wonderfully fulfilling experience of implementing the arts into a wide range of healthcare settings such as nursing homes and hospitals, and making the arts accessible for all.

Féile Raiftéirí Shortlist

HK’s poem ‘Mo Bhuíochas Libh’ was shortlisted for the Féile Raiftéirí Poetry Competition. The poem can be read here.

Poetry Ireland Introductions/ Céadlínte Éigse Éireann

HK was selected for Céadlínte Éigse Éireann/Poetry Ireland Introductions 2022. They participated in workshops with the acclaimed Aifric Mac Aodha, Ciara Ní É, and Annemarie Ní Churreáin . They performed their poems at the International Literature Festival Dublin as part of this. A selection of their poems and an essay will be published in an… Continue reading Poetry Ireland Introductions/ Céadlínte Éigse Éireann