Áine Ní Ghlinn

Ní Ghlinn was born in County Tipperary in 1955. She went to the Presentation Convent in Thurles and then to University College Dublin where she got her degree in Irish and English. She went on to complete her Higher Diploma in Education. She initially worked as a secondary teacher. Ní Ghlinn later went to the London School of Journalism where she gained a Diploma in Journalism. Her M.A. in Creative Writing is from Lancaster University. Today she writes for RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta and RTÉ. She is one of the writers on the TV show Ros na Rún. She lives in Dublin. Ní Ghlinn teaches creative writing to all ages, especially in Gaelscoil (i.e. Irish speaking schools.) She leads workshops for teachers on Irish language and literature. Some of the topics that she covers in her poetry are difficult subjects like the abuse of children or an emigrants journey She has won various awards for adult and children’s poetry, drama, fiction. She was awarded the 1992 Irish Arts Council Bursary.In 2002 she was awarded the Foras na Gaeilge Award at Seachtain na Scríbhneoirí in Listowel. Then in 2003 she won the Gradam Chlann Lir with Céard tá sa Bhosca? In 2003 She won both the Irish-language prize at the Strokestown poetry festival and the Dun Laoghaire / Rathdown poetry competition. She was shortlisted for the Bisto prize for Brionglóidí & Aistir Eile (2008) She was awarded Oireachtas prizes for her books,Fuadach (2005), Tromluí (2009) and Úbalonga (2009). In 2010 was awarded an IBBY award. In 2012, she won an Oireachtas prize for her plays for children and her latest novel for teenagers. In 2013 Daideo was also awarded an Oireachtas prize.Daideo also won the Gradam Reics Carlo Irish language Book of the Year in 2014. Nílim ag Iarraidh Dul ar Scoil was shortlisted in the same year.

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Where was Áine Ní Ghlinn born?

Áine Ní Ghlinn was born in County Tipperary.

What is the occupation of Áine Ní Ghlinn?

Áine Ní Ghlinn is or was occupied as Poet, Writer.

What is the gender of Áine Ní Ghlinn?

Áine Ní Ghlinn is female.

When was Áine Ní Ghlinn born?

Áine Ní Ghlinn was born on 1955.

What is the citizenship or nationality of Áine Ní Ghlinn?

Áine Ní Ghlinn is Ireland.

What is Áine Ní Ghlinn subject of?

Áine Ní Ghlinn is subject of 21st-century Irish poets, Irish women novelists, Women television writers, 21st-century Irish novelists, Irish-language writers, Irish women dramatists and playwrights, 1955 births, 20th-century Irish novelists, 20th-century Irish poets, 20th-century dramatists and playwrights, 20th-century women writers, 21st-century dramatists and playwrights, 21st-century women writers, Alumni of University College Dublin, Irish children's writers, Living people, People from County Tipperary, Women children's writers, Alumni of the London School of Journalism, Irish television writers, Irish women journalists and Irish women poets.