Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin is a writer and publisher, based in An Spidéal, Conamara. His children’s publishing house, Futa Fata, has more than 100 books in print, originated in the Irish language as well as titles translated to Irish. He works across a range of media, including books, music recording and television scriptwriting. A collection of songs on the theme of the seasons, Bliain na nAmhrán (The Year of Song) book/CD was a CBI Book of the Year Award winner and a Gradam Réics Carló Book of the Year in 2017. His TV drama work includes ‘Aifric’, a show for TG4 which he co-created with director Paul Mercier, and ‘Drop Dead Weird’, a TV sitcom in English for kids.