Órla Mc Govern is a storyteller, performer and writer based in the West of Ireland. There she founded Moth & Butterfly, an innovative arts night that combines the art forms of Storytelling & Improvisation. She teaches workshops and performs storytelling and improvisational theatre around the world. She has written numerous plays, and also works as an actor and Voice Artist. Órla’s first book, Dublin Folk Tales For Children, was published by The History Press in 2018 and her second book Wild Waves And Wishing Wells will be released in 2019. She loves to swim in the sea. Visit her website here.

If the body of Ireland is The Emerald Isle, then surely it follows that her veins are made of sapphire?