Children’s Poetry Corner at the Fingal Poetry Festival 2022

One of our events for our younger audiences.

  • Location: Holmpatrick National School, Convent Lane
  • Date and Time: Sun 18 September 2022, 1.30-2.15 pm
    and Sun 18 September 2022, 3-3.45 pm
  • Age: 4-7 years. No unaccompanied children, please.
  • Tickets (on Eventbrite or at the door): €6 each for a family’s first and second child (€5 unwaged / low income*), third and subsequent children and accompanying parents free.
    Go to Eventbrite for the earlier show or the later show, or come early – there will be tickets available on the day.

*Fingal Poetry Festival aims to be as inclusive as possible and to provide access to our events to all. There are many FREE events during the Festival. If you are on a low income or unwaged, please avail of the reduced ticket rate for ticketed events.

Secure your tickets now on Eventbrite (booking fees apply except for free events),
or come early – there will be tickets available on the day.
Online booking ends 24 hours before the event starts.
💥 Go to our full programme here💥

Fiona Dowling will be in the Children’s Poetry Corner for two shows, with stories, riddles and songs for little ones, celebrating the power of imagination and our ability to be playful with words.

Location: Holmpatrick National School, Convent Lane, Skerries

Children's Poetry Corner at the Fingal Poetry Festival 2022 image
Photo: Donal Greene
Children's Poetry Corner at the Fingal Poetry Festival 2022 image

Fiona Dowling

Fiona Dowling is a French-Irish visual artist and storyteller living in the West of Ireland.

As a visual artist, she is working on her first autobiographical graphic novel “ Excuse My French”, telling the story of how she became a little French girl.

As a storyteller, Fiona has told extensively in schools and libraries at home and abroad. In 2016, she was a featured teller at Cape Clear International Storytelling Festival in West Cork and was Storyteller-in-Residence for Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council. In 2019, Fiona was invited to tell at Vent de Paroles Storytelling Festival in Picardie, France and at Verbale! Storytelling Festival in Potsdam, Germany.

Fiona tells folktales from around the World to audiences of all ages. Her work is infused with humour and energy, and peppered with songs and home-made illustrations.

www.fionadowling.com

Children's Poetry Corner at the Fingal Poetry Festival 2022 image
Photo: Eleonore Nicolas

Secure your tickets now on Eventbrite (booking fees apply except for free events),
or come early – there will be tickets available on the day.
Online booking ends 24 hours before the event starts.
💥 Go to our full programme here💥

Raven illustrations, poster and brochure design: Matthew Kelly
Support by the Arts Council, Fingal County Council, Fingal Libraries, Foras na Gaeilge, RTÉ: Supporting The Arts, Leabhair Pháistí Éireann, Laureate na nÓg and Poetry Ireland is gratefully acknowledged.
The Fingal Poetry Prize is sponsored by DHL.
An Fiach Dubh, the Irish language poetry prize, is sponsored by Progressive Credit Union.
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