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David Butler

David Butler, originally from Kildare, is a graduate of the Dun Laoghaire Film Institute of Ireland, Animation Production Course. He has worked on several award-winning projects, including the BAFTA award-winning Sir Gawain and the Green Knight. He is an animator and illustrator, and lives in Laois with his wife and three children.

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Eoin Marron

"Eoin Marron is a Maynooth-born freelance comic artist. He is currently apprenticing with comics superstar Declan Shalvey (ALL-STAR BATMAN, CIVIL WAR II - CHOOSING SIDES) and working on several pitches and short stories, the most recent of which is a tale for the print edition of PAST THE LAST MOUNTAIN."

Marianna Mooney

Marianna Mooney is a Visual Narrative Illustrator based in Kildare. She self-published a short story called Strawberry Moon when she was 16, participated in the Zenpop magazine with My See Through Love Confession and self-published the short story Baka in 2011. She has been awarded a Higher National Diploma in Illustration and is continuing her studies in DIT.

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Liam Geraghty

Liam Geraghty is an award-winning radio reporter for RTÉ Radio 1. His reports feature weekly on The Business programme with Richard Curran as well as The History Show, The Book Show and The Media Show. Liam is also the puppeteer for the award-winning CBBC children's science television series *Brain Freeze*. Previously Liam produced and hosted The Comic Cast - a podcast about comic books for over five years which won two Best Independent Podcast awards and was archived by the National Library of Ireland for its "cultural significance".

Dave ButlerEoin Marron

Marianna MooneyLiam Geraghty

Event: Illustrate This! Kildare Comics Panel
Date: Friday, October 14th
Time: 5.30pm
Venue: Newbridge Library