Gearóid Mac Lochlainn

Gearóid Mac Lochlainn is an Irish-language poet from Belfast. His bi-lingual collections exploring minority language issues and post-conflict cultural identities in the north have received national and international awards. He has been awarded a major artist award from ACNI. He has been writer in residence at Queens University, Belfast and the University of Ulster. Mac Lochlainn is also a broadcaster and has presented award winning documentaries on minority languages, poetry and music for BBC and TG4.