16.09.2022, 19.30 Uhr
Jack Lynch (Irland)

Dublin-born storyteller Jack Lynch combines folkloric elements with ancient Irish myths, Wonder Tales and absurdist Tall Tales, working in schools, libraries, prisons, elderly care homes and arts festivals. He has represented the Irish oral tradition throughout Britain, Europe, in the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean, Newfoundland and the U.S.(most recently at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival).

In areas of Applied Storytelling, Jack works with migrants and asylum seekers, with dementia patients and students of all ages. Jack is an associate member of Hakaya, the Arab Storytelling Network, and is the English language editor of three volumes of the Hakaya publication, TIMELESS TALES: Folktales Told by Syrian Refugees collected in refugee camps in Lebanon.

Jack is a founder member of the Charitable Trust, Storytellers of Ireland/Aos Scéal Éireann. He looks forward to appearing again at the Storytelling Stage in Berlin.