Weir is a professional storyteller
from Northern Ireland who works age groups promoting
the art for which the Irish are world famous.
Formerly Children's Librarian for the City of Belfast, she now
world telling stories to adults and children. She organises workshops,
appears at major international festivals and has given performances
in Israel, Germany, Australia and the United States. Liz was the
first winner of the International Storybridge Award from the National
Liz Weir is the author of "Boom Chicka Boom", a collection
for children, and a new story collection "Here, There and
be published in spring 2005 by The O'brien Press ( www.obrien.ie).
She has presented "The Gift of the Gab", a storytelling
series for BBC Radio
Ulster and appears on RTE's "The Morbegs". She has also
written scripts for three animated television adverts "Together
in the Park" aimed at young children in Northern Ireland