Tags: Spoken Word

Yvonne Healy


Yvonne Healy is a professional Irish storyteller who regularly performs at Midwest, national, and international Irish festivals, story slams, conferences, and other spoken word events.

She has also published several articles in industry magazines such as Storytelling Magazine and the Michigan Humanities Council's newsletter, as well as written versions of her stories in short-story collections.

Healy was ranked as the #1 traditional Irish storyteller in the U.S. by Liam O Maolaodha, director of Ireland’s Oireachtas na Gaeilge at the 2012 North American Gaeltacht, at which she also received an award for her storytelling performance given in Gaelic.

Festival Years: 2004