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