Sian Ní Mhuirí and Super Paua awarded Axis As Gaeilge Residency

Dea-scéal ón ndianghlasáil! Good news from lock-down-land! Beidh mise agus an fhoireann Super Paua ag déanamh cónaitheacht cruthaitheach leis an axis Ballymun - amharclann iontach, i measc na príomh-ionad i mBaile Átha Cliath! Myself and the team at Super Paua have been awarded an Irish-language residency at the axis Ballymun - one of Dublin's premiere …

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Sam And The Shapeshifters – by Wren Dennehy

Another week, another kids storytelling podcast! This weeks Super Paua Story is Sam and The Shapeshifters, by Wren Dennehy (an incredible creative, also known by their stage-name, Avoca Reaction). Wren's written a beautiful story about a child called Sam, who wants to become a form-flexible shape-shifting extra-terrestrial so their 'inside' can match their 'outside'. I'd …

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UPCOMING EVENT – Listen at Lilliput, Thursday 28th March

Catch me reading some new and some old material (classic material? sounds better?) at Lilliput Press on Thursday 28th March - which is next week, friends, so put in the diary pronto! This is the March addition of their monthly fixture, called Listen at Lilliput, which happens on the last Thursday of every month. It involves two …

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Happy World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People!

Oh how time flies when you're filling out applications for funding - it's the 20th March again, which means it is The World Day of Theatre for Children and Young People!  Many happy returns! It's a day that many grown-ups working outside of theatre and education don't know about, but one that is incredibly important …

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What I’ve Gone And Read – Best of 2018

Athbhliain Faoi Mhaise Dhaoibh, agus Ngā Mihi o te Tau Hou! Happy New Year and apologies for the almost two monthly blog silence! (Which occurred, incidentally, just as I convinced a whole rake of new people to subscribe. Forward planning) This was on account of a very intense period of rehearsal and development for Te Rōhi …

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The Polyglot Project 2 / An Tionscadal Ilbhéarlach 2 – The Book That Every Home Needs / An Leabhar Ag Teastáil Uainn Uile / Mā Mātou Tēnei Pukapuka

Why does English have to be the mediator? Learning Te Reo Māori (which I can't be claiming to do of late, given I've spent the summer cramming French and polishing my Gramadach) was initially a process of transcribing words into my little book in Reo Māori and Reo Pākeha, like so... You may notice I am …

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