Pádraig Ó Tuama
Poet and theologian
Pádraig brings interests in language, violence and religion to his work. He presents Poetry Unbound with On Being Studios and has authored several beautiful books and poetry collections.
A gay man, he has been involved in advocacy for LGBTQIA+ people in spaces of work, faith and community for over two decades. In 2011, with his husband Paul Doran, Pádraig co-founded the storytelling event Tenx9 where nine people have up to ten minutes each to tell a true story from their lives. From 2014-2019, Pádraig led the Corrymeela Community, Ireland’s oldest peace and reconciliation organisation.