My name is Tony, I’m a writer. Born in Galway, living in Dublin. Labhraím Bearla agus Gaeilge Chonamara. This is my current author bio :
Antoine Ó Flatharta was born and raised in Connemara. He has lived and worked in Britain and America and has been based in Dublin for the many years. He has written for the stage and television in Irish and English. His stage plays include, “Gaeilgeoirí” , “Imeachtaí na Saoirse”, “Blood Guilty”, “An Solas Dearg”, “Grastá i Meiricea” and “Silverlands”.
His work has been produced by many theatre companies here in Ireland and abroad, these include the Abbey, Druid , TEAM Theatre , and the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, the Cleveland Playhouse (USA) and The Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York. His television and radio drama has been broadcast by RTE , BBC and WDR.
He devised the long running TG4 series “Ros na Rún” which he created originally as a pilot programme for RTE Television in 1992. His plays have been published by Cló-Iar Chonnachta and New Island Books.
A children’s book, “The Prairie Train”, was published in America by Random House in 1999 and won the Western Writer’s of America Storyteller Award in the year 2000. A second children’s book “Hurry and the Monarch” was published by Random House in 2005.