Doolin writers

Writers' Weekend

Doolin writers

Event date: 2nd - 4th Feb 2018


Doolin Folk

Folk Festival

Doolin Folk

Event date: 15th - 17th June 2018


Craft Beer

Craft Beer and Roots Festival

Craft Beer

Event date: 24th - 26th Aug 2018


Dimitra Xidous

Dimitra Xidous

Dimitra Xidous is the author of Keeping Bees (2014, Doire Press). Her work has appeared in a number of literary journals, including Room Magazine (Canada)

, Visual Verse (UK), The Stinging Fly (Ireland). She was a finalist in The Malahat Review Open Season Awards (2014), short-listed for The Bridport Prize (2013) and the Over The Edge Emerging New Writer Award (2013), and long-listed for the Montreal International Poetry Competition (2011). She was the Featured Poet in the Spring 2014 Issue of The Stinging Fly. She has read her work at a number of literary festivals including the Belfast Book Festival (United Kingdom), The Dublin Book Festival (Ireland) and the Valencia International Literary Festival (Slovenia). With Patrick Chapman, she co-founded and co-edits The Pickled Body, a poetry and art magazine. Originally from Ottawa, Canada, she has lived in Greece, Scotland, Spain, and currently resides in Dublin, Ireland.

"At her best, she is reminiscent of a female Cohen"

- Olaf Tyaransen (Hotpress)

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