Poet, Writer & Community Organiser
'unseen star lives shining still'
IN THE PRESS
I found memorable writing here that evokes the lives of industrial communities. Nature and place speak for those muted by political
indifference. Warm and moving with a poignant edginess, I felt present in poetically charged worlds.
Book Launch: Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, Galway
An innate feeling for poetry weaves through this collection of memory, narrative and endurance. A witty voice sharpens the rhythms.
Tuba Press Editor
A brilliant attempt to rework and revision mythological Irish history from a contemporary viewpoint and personal experience. Using innovative poetics, places it beside the reworkings of Thomas Kinsella and Trevor Joyce
Professor John Goodby
Why does the globe show north at the top? Why can't purple rhyme with eireaball? Why shouldn't a round peg fit into a square hole?Figuring things out and thinking outside the box have been the stepping stones of my path through life in the regeneration sector and into creative writing & publication.
Building bridges in the English Home Counties led to creating a community park in the old coalfields of Wales. I was vexed by the burning question of restoring the balance of people with planet. I now host a cultural community projectTh'Other:Together in Ballygar, for
Galway EU2020 & do PhD research in Swansea, Wales.