it is in the shelter of each other that the people live
ar scáth a chéile a mhaireas na daoine
The website of Pádraig Ó Tuama. Poet and theologian, Pádraig brings interests in language, violence and religion to his work. He travels widely, lecturing and leading retreats, and he publishes both poetry and prose.
For details of public events see the events page.
Readings from the Book of Exile, Sorry for your Troubles and Daily Prayer with the Corrymeela Community were published by Canterbury Press (2012, 2013, 2017). In the Shelter was published by Hodder & Stoughton in 2015. (USA edition linked here)
In 2011, with Paul Doran, Pádraig co-founded the storytelling event Tenx9 where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a true story from their lives. From 2014-2019, Pádraig led the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation.