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LOUTH: Celebrating Jaki McCarrick

LOCATION: An Táin Arts Centre, Crowe St, Dundalk, Louth A91 W20C Ireland

DATE: 6th January 2018

An Táin Arts Centre will be lit up this Women's Christmas, celebrating the work of Jaki McCarrick. Jaki, originally from Dundalk, is an award-winnng writer of prose, poetry and plays. There will by a number of images projected with original design by An Táin Arts Centre's 2017 visual artist in residence, Roseann Berrill.

Jaki's most recent play, Belfast Girls, developed at the National Theatre Studio, London, was shortlisted for the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize and the 2014 BBC Tony Doyle Award. Her story collection, The Scattering, was published in 2013 by Seren Books and was shortlisted for the 2014 Edge Hill Prize.