International Women's Day couldn't possibly showcase the breadth of female artists creating in Ireland. Mar sin, tá seachtar ban roghnaithe againn atá ag cruthú i nGaeilge nó i gceantar Gaeltachta.

1. Inni-K- singer and composer.

Amhránaí de bhunadh Chill Dara í Eithne Ní Chatháin, nó Inni-K, mar a thugann sí uirthi féin agus í i mbun amhrán. Her latest album, The Hare & The Line has just been released and features a mix of songs in English and in Irish and even some lilting, known as portaireacht béil in Irish.

Albam nua de chuid Inni-K

2. Áine Ní Chíobháin- Visual artist.

Originally from Cork but currently living and working on the Dingle peninsula, Ní Chíobháin says 'art is a compulsion to connect with my surroundings, and create a sense of place'.

An Triúr Deirféar II le hÁine Ní Chíobháin

3. Ciara Ní É- Poet

File agus bunaitheoir Reic, the multilingual spoken word poetry night is known for her quick-witted, moving poetry. 

4. Fiadh Durham- textile designer and handweaver

Fiadh’s designs are informed by the intriguing colour and pattern combinations of the area; she regularly undertakes explorations and photographic expeditions around the inspirational landscapes of the West Coast of Ireland

5. Tara Breathnach- Actor

Gaillimheach í Tara a bhfuil cáil bainte amach aici dá rólanna in A Nightingale Falling (2014), Na cloigne (2010) and as Molly in an adaptation of Joyce’s final soliloquy in Ulysses. 

6. Sinéad Ní Uallacháin- Artist

Tá aithne againn ar Shinéad Ní Uallacháin mar chraoltóir ar RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta ach did you know she's also a beautiful illustrator? Originally from Baile an Éanaigh in Corca Dhuibhne, she has been living in Dublin for over 10 years. 

7. Zoe Conway- Musician- Composer

On her website, Zoe describes herself as an 'Irish fiddle player and composer', of course, she is both but has recently branched into folk singing as well.