The Dancers Dancing

Eilis Ni Dhuibhne

It is 1972. A group of teenage girls are sent to the Donegal Gaeltacht to improve their Irish and experience the local culture.

Liberated for the first time from the reins of parental control, they respond to the untamed landscape of river, hill and sea, finding in it unnerving echoes of their own submerged – and now emerging – wildnesses.”–Back cover.

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