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Marion Moynihan

Marion Moynihan

Marion Moynihan originally from Kanturk, in North Cork, began writing poetry seriously while living in Kerry where she was a member of Fia Rua writers group in Killarney. She has been widely published in various magazines and the Sunday Tribune. She was included in the anthologies; Cum, Turbulence, The Heart of Kerry and Ropes. Her poem, Paul Durcan's Idea of Heaven was read on RTE's Saturday evening programme, The Enchanted Way. She was also short-listed for the Strokestown Prize in 2000. Marion studied English Literature and Theology at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick, and Psychology and Creative Writing in Thomas Moore College in Kentucky, where she received an award for editing the college literary magazine Words. In 2002 she completed an MA in Writing at NUIG as well as renovating a cottage in Connemara where she now holds weekend writing workshops. Marion was included in Divas 2, an anthology of Irish women Writers launched at The Cuirt festival. She was the winner of the County Galway Firewords Award for 2005 and awarded The Publication Assistance Award 2006 by Galway County Council. The Moons Daughter is her first publication.

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