Award Winning Irish Storyteller

Maria Gillen

Wins Sean Mccarthy 25th Anniversary Storytelling Competition In Finugue

About Maria - Irish Storyteller

Maria is the current Irish Storyteller in Residence for the Kerry Writers Museum. She is the Artistic Director for the Listowel International Storytelling Festival 2021 and 2022. She is a well-known popular storyteller on the storytelling circuit in Ireland and on the Cyberspace Platform. She is a well-known Bean An Tí (Irish Session Host) on the Irish Storytelling Circuit.

She is an award-winning Irish Storyteller

  • She won the longest-running Story Competition in Ireland – Finuge twice
  • The Butter Roads Storytelling Competition in Blarney
  • The Bealtaine Hero Award to co-create stories from gathered memories of yesteryear

What I Do

Story Circles

Story Circle involves characters who venture out

Magical Story

Corporate storytelling brings the story of the brand

Corporate Storytelling

Corporate storytelling brings the story of the brand

Drama Therapist

Drama therapy is the use of theatre techniques to

corporate partner

Catch Maria Live

Featured teller at Coatmacsherry

Featured teller at Listowel

Featured teller at the East Anglican Storytelling Festival in the UK

Featured teller at Sean McCarthy Weekend

Featured teller at Cavan Storytelling Centre

Upcoming Workshops