Aoisghrúpa: 13 go 15 bliain d’aois
Ciara Ní Cholmáin is a young and isolated secondary school student who has become the target of a group of bullies led by a girl who is tall, beautiful and popular. Sandra and her friends torment Ciara with taunts and bullying – before school, during school and after school.
Not only is she being bullied in person, but she is also receiving nasty text messages and someone is posting photos of her on the website labhairamach.com. Just when Ciara is at her lowest ebb she finds an unexpected ally, a friend who provides the help that she so badly needs. A powerful novella that examines the challenges of tackling bullying.
Áine Uí Fhoghlú
Áine Uí Fhoghlú comes from the Gaeltacht area of An Rinn in County Waterford and is an author, poet and post-primary teacher. This is her fifth work of fiction and she has also published three collections of poetry. She has been awarded many literary prizes including Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Listowel Writers’ Week and the Michael Hartnett Poetry Award.
She teaches creative writing to second level students and has been writer in residence in a number of schools. Her research work has been broadcast and published in various publications and she has received bursaries and commissions from The Arts Council, Ealaín na Gaeltachta and Foras na Gaeilge.
Fiction: Crúba na Cinniúna (2009); Uisce Faoi Thalamh (2011); Pincí sa Ghaeltacht (2012) and Éalú (2013). Poetry: Aistear Aonair (1999); An Liú sa Chuan (2007); Ar an Imeall (2011).