Menu
Listen & Watch

Malak Bouod

©Cyril Byrne

Non-Fiction

Malak Bouod grew up in the Libyan city of Benghazi and became involved in human rights activism in her teenage years. She was involved in youth development groups in her home city and founded the Libyan debate club while also working in event management and strategic planning. She moved to Ireland in 2014 where she claimed asylum and was granted refugee status in 2016. Within four days of receiving her permission to remain in Ireland, Malak had secured a job with a tech company, working as a community operation analyst. She also volunteers with migrant and asylum seeker support groups in her free time. She has also trained migrant women in communication and public speech. Malak was interviewed by Sorcha Pollak as part of the New to the Parish series of articles in the Irish Times.

Friday 12 July 2019

New To The Parish

Date 12 July 2019
Time 1:00 pm
Location Bantry Library
Admission Free

Our sponsors

Arts Council Literature
Cork County Council Library & Arts Services
Cork County Council
Pure Cork
Fáilte Ireland
Wild Atlantic Way
Creative Europe Programme
READ ON
The Maritime Hotel
O'Keeffe's Supervalu
RTE Supporting the Arts
Cork ETB
University College Cork
Irish Examiner
Laureate for Irish Fiction
Laureate na nOg
Canadian Council for the Arts
Ottawa International Writers Festival
Well Review
Poetry Ireland
Bantry House
Zenith Energy
Foras Eireann
Cork Airport