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Word of South 2021

Clare Lynch

Clare Lynch was born in County Cavan but is a long time resident of Sligo, Ireland (Tallahassee’s sister city). She is a writer with a sharp eye. These beautifully observed stories, in the ordinariness of their subject matter, give a warm and telling insight into the human condition. She can create a colorful landscape in the most unlikely places, like a kitchen dresser or a pair of shoes, and reveal an imagination full of warmth and humanity. 

She has worked in the arts sector for over 20 years, specializing in projects with people with disabilities and older people. Clare has recorded her work for National Council of the Blind, Ireland and her work has also frequently featured on RTE national radio.