Eileen Farrelly was born in Glasgow in 1963. Studied classical viola at the RSAMD and more recently began writing songs and playing folk music. She is a member of Les Vieux a  Glasgow based trio playing Cajun music from  the French speaking area of south west Louisiana.

She has written poetry for most of her life and her poems have been published in From Glasgow to Saturn, The Glasgow Review of Books and have been included in two anthologies. New poems will appear in Landafall - the 2017 New Voices Press Anthology, Message in a Bottle and Atrium Poetry Journal.

Eileen has worked in childcare, adult education, government administration and as a feature writer for a history website.