Writer In Residence


Kerry County Council is delighted to announce that Máire Holmes is Kerry County Council’s writer in residence 2016 / 2017 (co-funded by the Arts Council).

Máire has a lifetime’s experience in literature. She is the author of many poetry books and plays. She has been writer in residence in Mayo, Connemara and the Aran Islands, and most recently in Kerry in 2015.

She is an experienced facilitator of all ages and levels and is a recipient of many arts awards, and an MA in Writing from NUIG.

In April 2016 her poem Margadh was unveiled on a plaque on Church Yard Street, Galway during the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.


Kerry County Council, Co. Buildings, Rathass, Tralee

Phone: (066) 718 3500     Email: info@kerrycoco.ie

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