Thomas McCarthy, Singer & Storyteller

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 14th profile will be of Thomas McCarthy Thomas McCarthy was born in the town of Birr, County Offaly, in the Irish midlands into a well respected Irish Traveller family. His grandfather was known as a “seanachie” which is an Irish term for someone with a profound orally derived knowledge of the history and families of …

Patrick Jasper Lee, Author, Songwriter and Theatre Director

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 13th profile will be of Patrick Jasper Lee Patrick Jasper Lee, author, songwriter, theatre director, course leader, and activist, has Welsh Romani roots, and has used his family’s knowledge and experience to educate people on the folklore, mythology, and traditions of the Romani people, thus preserving what is otherwise a dying culture. His first …

Raine Geoghegan, Poet, Writer, Performer, and Founder of Writing from the Heart

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The Romani Cultural and Arts Company 12th profile will be of Raine Geoghegan Raine Geoghegan, Poet, Writer, Performer, and Founder of Writing from the Heart, a creative writing and healing programme. She has a BA Honours Degree in Theatre Practice and English Literature from Roehampton University, a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from the University of Chichester, a Diploma in Personal …