Gilly,

Gilly is a writer, director, designer and animator. He graduated from IADT in 2000 and started working as freelance graphic designer. He worked as lead designer and animator on the award-winning short The Carpenter and His Clumsy Wife which won a special mention at the Venice Film Festival and won the best short comedy at the LA Film Festival. In 2005 Gilly was awarded a Flash Film board grant for his short The Marvellous Red Jumper.

From 2009 to 2011 Gilly worked in post-production as head 2D animator where he animated, directed and designed television commercials. At this time Gilly also worked on his own short film The Blackbird Tree which screened across Europe and the US. Gilly is the creative director of Wiggleywoo and devises and writes all Wiggleywoo's original content, including writing and composing all the music in its productions. The Day Henry Met TV series was created by Wiggleywoo in 2015 and is broadcasted in 178 countries including RTEjr and Nick International. 

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Gilmore, Tom

Tom Gilmore is a journalist, author and broadcaster with The Tuam Herald and Galway Bay FM. He was recently honoured for his outstanding contribution to country music presented by Big Tom himself. Tom Gilmore has been writing about country music for over 30 years. Big Tom said of Tom Gilmore:

"Tom and myself go back a long long way. He is one of the nicest people in the business and it is great to see that he is being honoured here tonight. He has always been a gentleman since the first time I got to know him. I think this has come as a big surprise to him."

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Gleason, Trevis

Trevis L. Gleason is been an award-winning writer, culinarian, consultant and instructor. His memoir, Chef Interrupted, won the Prestige Award of the International Jury at the Gourmand International World Cookbook Awards, and Dingle Dinners represented Ireland in the 2018 World Cookbook Awards. Gleason is an ambassador of the Blas na hÉireann Irish Food Awards, a senior judge and panel chair of the Irish Quality Food Awards, judge of the Irish Hotel Awards and senior judge for the Yes Chef Magazine Awards.

An American by birth, Gleason lives in the west of County Kerry with his wife, Caryn, and their two Wheaten Terriers, Sadie and Maggie.

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Gliori, Debi

Debi Gliori was born in Glasgow and studied at the Edinburgh College of Art. Her Mr Bear series has received many awards and she continues to add to it with new titles. Debi is a full-time writer and illustrator and lives just outside Edinburgh with her four children.
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Gogarty, Brian

Brian Gogarty lives in Co. Derry. He has worked as the manager for a credit union. The books in the Shamrock Sean series are his first.

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Goodfellow, Damien

Damien Goodfellow is an artist and writer and lives in Galway. Damien's first graphic novel, Brian Boru - Ireland's Warrior King, was published in 2011

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Grace, Sarah

Sarah Grace is a solicitor and certified yoga teacher. Of French and Irish nationality, raised in Japan and France, she obtained an LLB degree in law and French law from University College London and Université Paris II Panthéon-Assas.

After surviving a violent sexual assault in 2019 that turned her life upside-down, Sarah publicly called for changes to Ireland’s criminal justice system for other sexual violence survivors, which culminated in her meeting with Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD and the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in March 2021 to discuss legal reforms.

Through her Instagram account @busywarrioryoga, she shares motivational content, tips on healing, and yoga tutorials.

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