A Little Info

Liz Weir is a storyteller and writer from Northern Ireland. She was the first winner of the International Story Bridge Award from the National Storytelling Network, USA, which cited her “exemplary work promoting the art of storytelling”.

A little info…

The story of Liz’s journey begins back in the 1970’s.  As Children’s Librarian for the City of Belfast, she learned about the healing power of

Stories for all

Liz has worked for many years in building a strong story telling culture in Northern Ireland. Find out more about the work that Liz does.

Create your Story

Stories from around the world

Liz's passion for storytelling takes her all over the world from Europe to America to Asia and beyond. Along with her work as a storyteller and hostel owner, Liz also works with a number of organizations at home and abroad, including The Early Years Organisation in which she conveys important messages to children, such as anti-bullying, racism, respect for the elderly, and much more.

A little info…

The story of Liz’s journey begins back in the 1970’s.  As Children’s Librarian for the...

The Barn

Ballyeamon Liz hosts an evening with guests, tellers and music from all around the world....

Liz goes digital

  Listen to the radio interview. “All for the Dead Man’s Penny” with Ciaran Mulholland....

Contact Liz

Ballyeamon Barn 127 Ballyeamon Road Cushendall Co. AntrimNorthern Ireland BT44 0QP Tel: +44 (0)28 2175 8451...

A few Publications

Boom Chicka Boom

(Paperback or CD) This book is available with a nine track CD of stories – old and new – with participation rhymes and playful verses.

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When Dad Was Away

When Dad Was Away When Mum tells Milly that Dad has been sent to prison, Milly feels angry and confused. She can’t believe her dad

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Here, There and Everywhere

(Paperback or CD) Stories from Many Lands   Why do skunks have an awful smell? What would the sky taste like? Was the snow always

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Stories can bring us together

"Your unique talent,warmth,intelligence and dedication to peace made the Festival truly special. You made a huge impact herein helping people understand the significance of storytelling for peace-building. You are making an important impact on storytelling and the world. Thank you for your performances. I treasure my memory of them". Jessica Senehi, Winnipeg, USA, International Storytelling Festival

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