Bairbre is a seanchaí (storyteller) and author from County Clare on Ireland’s west coast. She is noted for her knowledge of Irish mythology, folklore and language, and she enjoys collaborations with other artists. Bairbre is the founder of the children’s program at Catskills Irish Arts Week, in East Durham NY, the largest summer school in North America devoted to the Irish Traditional Arts, and she is also a NYS certified teacher of English, French and Gifted students.
Bairbre’s books and CDs include: Favourite Irish Legends (dual–language book and CD), 1997, Irish Leprechaun Stories, 1998, The Adventures of Cúchulainn, 2000, The Keeper of the Crock of Gold, 2008. She has produced the CD Introduction to the Irish Language: Easy Irish Lessons for Beginners.