Jarlath Fahy joined the Focus Theatre Group in 1984 where
he studied the Stanislavski Method of Acting under Deirdre O'Connor. From
acting and directing with Focus he relocated to Berlin where he joined the
Berlin English Language Theatre. On his return to Ireland he got involved
with the Gung Ho Theatre Company at The King's Head, Galway staging Lone
Star and with the Taboo Theatre Company, touring with Willy Russell's Stags
and Hens . When a student in NUIG his poetry appeared in Criterion ,
the Arts Society Magazine and in Outlet , the journal of the Philosophical
Society. He completed a poetry masterclass with Ian Duhig and his poetry
has since been published in Crannóg Magazine, WOW! and in
the collection during which nothing happens – the Writers Writing
Live event of Galway's Project '06 Festival.
He is a dramatic reader of his work and has read at a number of venues.
His first collection is The Man Who Was Haunted By Beautiful Smells (Wordsonthestreet 2007)