Introduction For the Poet Durcan, in his Seventy-sixth Year


  • Alan Gilsenan


Author Biography

Alan Gilsenan

Alan Gilsenan is an Irish writer, filmmaker and theatre director. His most recent work includes the cinema documentary Meetings with Ivor, the feature film Unless, based on a novel by Carol Shields and The Meeting, which he wrote and directed and premiered at the 2018 Dublin Film Festival. Gilsenan is a former chairperson of the Irish Film Institute. He also served on the Irish Film Board, and on the board of the International Dance Festival Ireland. Between 2009 and 2014, Gilsenan served on the board of Raidió Teilifís Éireann, where he chaired the Editorial and Creative Output Committee. He is currently on the Board of Fighting Words, a creative writing centre for young people founded by Sean Love & novelist Roddy Doyle.




How to Cite

Gilsenan, A. (2020). Introduction For the Poet Durcan, in his Seventy-sixth Year. ABEI Journal: The Brazilian Journal of Irish Studies, 22(2), 15-18.