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.
HK has two poems in Poetry Ireland’s Anthology, Lú and Ag Lámh na Saoirse, as well as an essay entitled Moving House. The anthology is available for free for the first week on Kindle here.
HK’s poem ‘Mo Bhuíochas Libh’ was shortlisted for the Féile Raiftéirí Poetry Competition. The poem can be read here.
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