- Northern Europe
is the author of the award-winning children’s book An Bhó Riabhach, and the poetry collections Na Leaca Bána, Nuair Ná Labhrann Éan, and Briathar an Tráthnóna. She is on a team producing an "Irish Catullus," due out in 2010. Under the name Joan Coen, her paintings have been featured in solo and group exhibitions and form part of collections in Ireland, Europe and the US. She is funded by The U.S. Embassy, Dublin, Ireland, The Arts Council Ireland, and other sources.