Bernard O'Donoghue

Wednesday, 15 February

bernard odonoghue

Bernard O’Donoghue was born in Cullen, Co Cork in 1945. He is an Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College, where he taught Medieval English and Modern Irish Poetry. He has published six collections of poetry, including Gunpowder, winner of the 1995 Whitbread Prize for Poetry, and Farmers Cross (2011). His Selected Poems was published by Faber in 2008. He has published a verse translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Penguin Classics 2006). The Seasons of Cullen’s Church was published last year.


Writer Links

Poems in Poetry International

Poems from Farmers Cross

Interview in The Irish Examiner





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Cork International Poetry Festival
14 - 18 February 2017