News

Artist In Primary School

I'm delighted to have been selected for the Artists In Primary Schools Scheme by Tipperary Arts Office.
I will be working with the beautiful Portroe National School, overlooking Lough Derg. We aim to deliver a storytelling programme that will reach the whole school, from Junior Infants to Sixth Grade. The children will listen to stories, create their own stories and learn how to tell them. Our project starts in September 2019.


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Tandem Tale Twins Tour

I'm very excited to announce that Silke and I will be going on storytelling tour together again. As Tandem Tale Twins we will perform in both Germany and Ireland for adults and children. Events are planned in October and November 2019. 
More information coming soon.





Upcoming Events

Oh, Look! International Picture Book Tour

I'm delighted to be working together with the talented French-Irish storyteller and artist Fiona Dowling for this special storytelling tour. Together we will present picture books from Germany and France to our young audiences. Tour dates and locations are still to be confirmed, but we kick off on International Children's Book Day in Portlaoise Library and continue on from there.

02/04/19 Portlaoise Libray

2x30min Picture book sessions

02/04/19 Mountmellick Library

2x30min Picture book sessions

03/05/19 Leixlip Library

4 x 30min Picture book sessions

25/05/19 Goethe Institut, Dublin

Picture book session at 10am

27/05/19 Cork City Central Library

11am, Picture book session with Simone


StoryCuddle - A parent-baby session

18/04/19 Portarlington Library
11am, 30min story and play session


Reaching For The Stars -Creative Writing

18/04/19 Portarlington Library

12pm, An Outer Space Creative Writing Workshop for Children


Farmleigh House Story Time

21st and 22nd of April Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park
For Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, Michael and I will be performing our story and puppetry shows in the old kitchen in Farmleigh House. Easter egg hunts and Easter Markets will be on on the grounds of the house as well.


Tall Tales For Little Listeners

24/04/19 Kilcock Library

10am, a Spring Into Storytime Event. 30min of stories and play time


Make Your Own Fairy Tale Forest

27/04/19 Cork City Central Library

1pm, Story-Craft workshop


Tales Of Mischief and Magic

27/04/19 Cork City Central Library

3pm, Story-time

Europe Day

09/05/19 Portlaoise Library

12pm, European Tales for Europe Day


Dublin Yarnspinners

09/05/19 Dublin Yarnspinners, Teacher's Club, Parnell Square

8pm, Evening storytelling session with Simone as featured teller and tales from the floor. Come along to listen and tell!








Simone, Michael and Vinny the Vulture in Drogheda Library for "Discover Europe Through its Legends". (Photo: Drogheda Library)