Bernard O’Donoghue

Bernard O’Donoghue was born in Cullen in North Cork in 1945 and he still spends part of the year there.

Since 1965 he has lived in Oxford where he is now an Emeritus Fellow in English at Wadham College. He has published seven books of poems, of which the most recent is The Seasons of Cullen Church (Faber 2016), as well as critical books on medieval poetry and modern Irish poetry, especially the writings of Seamus Heaney.