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Colette Nic Aodha was born in Shrule, Co. Mayo.

Colette Nic Aodha
Colette Nic Aodha

She holds a degree in Irish and History from the National University of Ireland, Galway. After completing her degree she did a Higher Diploma in Education and went on to complete a Masters Degree in Irish.

Her poetry has been anthologised in such publications as Field Day, IV and V and in The white page / An bhileog bhán: twentieth century Irish women poets (Salmon, 1999) which was edited by Joan McBreen. She has written a book on the poet Antaine Ó Raiftearaí: Raiftearaí, i gCeartlár a Dhaoine San Aonú hAois is Fiche (Coiscéim, 2009) . Colette Nic Aodha is a published writer in both English and Irish . Her poetry and short fiction is on the syllabus at all three levels of education in Ireland and studied in some colleges abroad. Her collections are;

Baill Seirce, 1998, Coiscéim.

Faoi Chrann Cnó Capaill, 2000, Coiscéim.

Gallúnach-ar-rópa, 2003, Coiscéim.

Ádh Mór, 2004, Coiscéim. ( short stories)

Sundial, Arlen House, 2005.

Between Curses/ Bainne Géar, 2006.

Ainteafan, Coiscéim, 2008.

Scéal Ón Oirthear, Coiscéim, 2009.

Raiftearaí, I gCeartlár a Dhaoine san 21ú hAois., Coiscéim, 2009.

Áilíos, Coiscéim, 2010, Baile Átha Cliath.

In Castlewood: An Ghaoth Aduaidh, Arlen House 2012.

Oíche Nollag na mBan sa bhFásach 2014, Coiscéim.

Rugadh agus tógadh Colette Nic Aodha i Sruthar, Contae Mhaigh Eo. D’fhreastail sí ar Choláiste na hOllscoile i nGaillimh áit ar bhain sí céim sa Ghaeilge agus sa Stair amach. Rinne sí an tArdteastas san Oideachas ina dhiaidh sin agus d’fhill sí ar an Ollscoil chun máistreachta a dhéanamh sa bhliain 2009.

Tá dánta léi i nduanairí Field Day, IV agus V agus in The white page / An bhileog bhán: twentieth century Irish women poets (Salmon, 1999) a chuir Joan McBreen in eagar. Bhuaigh sí duais i bhFéile Filíochta Dhún Laoghaire i 1993. Cuireadh gearrscéalta léi i gcló chomh maith. Tá leabhar aici ar Raiftearaí an file: Raiftearaí, i gCeartlár a Dhaoine San Aonú hAois is Fiche (Coiscéim, 2009). Scríobhann sí i mBéarla chomh maith. Tá cónaí uirthi i nGaillimh. Seo na leabhair atá foilsithe aici go dtí seo:

Baill Seirce, 1998, Coiscéim.

Faoi Chrann Cnó Capaill, 2000, Coiscéim.

Gallúnach-ar-rópa, 2003, Coiscéim.

Ádh Mór, 2004, Coiscéim. ( short stories)

Sundial, Arlen House, 2005.

Between Curses/ Bainne Géar, 2006.

Ainteafan, Coiscéim, 2008.

Scéal Ón Oirthear, Coiscéim, 2009.

Raiftearaí, I gCeartlár a Dhaoine san 21ú hAois., Coiscéim, 2009.

Áilíos, Coiscéim, 2010, Baile Átha Cliath.

In Castlewood: An Ghaoth Aduaidh, Arlen House 2012.

Oíche Nollag na mBan sa bhFásach 2014, Coiscéim.

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