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Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh & Catrìona Lexy Chaimbeul

Virtual Crossways

62'27"

Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh considers the impact of motherhood and aspects of language.

The novelist, Catrìona Lexy Campbell, reads from Samhraidhean Dìomhair (Secret Summers) and Cluicheadairean (Players), which handle inter-personal themes new to Gaelic prose.

Virtual Crossways 2021 followed on from the Crossways Festivals of 2018 and 2019, which were staged in Glasgow and which featured writers and performers in Irish, Scottish Gaelic, Scots and English. The particular aim of Crossways is to foster and expand literary links across the North Channel.

In 2021, it brought together Irish writers from across the island of Ireland, together with their Scottish peers, underscoring the longstanding contribution of Irish people, history, language, culture and writing to both Glasgow and the Scottish nation.

Virtual Crossways 2021 was sponsored and organised by Irish Pages/Duillí Éireann. It received financial support from the Government of Ireland Emigrant Support Programme, Foras na Gaeilge, Colmcille, and Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

For more, visit www.crosswaysfestival.org.

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