Poetry News

RIP Dennis O'Driscoll

By Harriet Staff


We are sorry to hear of the passing of Dennis O'Driscoll yesterday. From RTE News of Ireland:

The death has taken place of the poet, Dennis O'Driscoll.

Mr O'Driscoll, who was originally from Thurles in Co Tipperary, was 58.

He was the author of nine volumes of poetry, as well as being an essayist and critic.

His work has appeared in the Harvard Anthology of Modern Irish Poetry and Faber's 20th Century Irish Poems.

He also published a book of interviews with Seamus Heaney.

Originally Published: December 26th, 2012