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Spidey
By Eleanor O’Toole
23, Oct 2012 - 23:48

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Kilmaine Native, Carmel Uí Cheallaigh, Launched Her First Children's Book "Spidey" in Ballinrobe Library, Oct 20th, 2012 at 4.00 pm.
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Colmán ó Raghallaigh, Carmel Uí Cheallaigh (Kilmaine) and Dolores Power (Mayo Libraries).

Colmán Ó Raghallaigh, winner of the Children's Books Ireland 2012 Award for outstanding contribution to the world of children's books, launched and helped celebrate the publication of Carmel Uí Cheallaigh's first picture book as Gaeilge, "Spidey" published by Cló Mhaigh Eo.

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Spidey!
Carmel Uí Cheallaigh (née Maloney) is from Kilmaine and has had numerous short stories and articles published in "Ireland's Own","Woman's Way" and the "Bray Arts Journal". She was shortlisted in the Penguin/RTÉ Guide inaugural short story competition in 2010 and now lives in Bray with her husband Noel and their four grown-up children. Carmel works as a Senior Librarian in Dundrum Library, Dublin.

Over 30 people attended the launch of "Spidey" by Colmán ó Raghallaigh in Ballinrobe library on Saturday October 20th 2012. It is her first picturebook, published by Cló Mhaigh Eo and available at www.leabhar.com and Murphy's Newsagents, Ballinrobe.

Seolaidh Colmán Ó Raghallaigh, buaiteoir Gradam CBI mar 2012 Aitheantas don Sáréacht atá déanta aige ar son Leabhair do Pháistí in Éirinn, an chéad leabhar picitiúr de chuid Carmel Uí Cheallaigh (née Maloney) "Spidey" foilsithe ag Cló Mhaigh Eo.

Ó Chill Mheáin, Maigh Eo ó dhúchas, tá go leor, leor altanna agus gearrscéalta foilsithe ag Carmel ins an "Ireland's Own","Woman's Way" agus an "Bray Arts Journal" le tamall anuas. Cuireadh gearrscéal dá chuid ar an ngearrliosta don chéad chomórtas gearrscéalta de chuid Penguin/RTÉ Guide i 2010. Tá cónaí ar Charmel i mBré anois lena fear céile Noel agus a gceathrar clainne. Tá Carmel ag obair mar Leabharlannaí Sinsearach anois i Leabharlann Dhún Droma, Baile Átha Cliath.

Chuir Leabharlann Chontae Mhaigh Eo fáilte Uí Cheallaigh roimh chuile dhuine, idir óg agus aosta, ag an seoladh speisialta seo i Leabharlann Bhaile an Róba, Dé Sathairn, 20ú Deireadh Fómhair 2012.


 



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