Patrick Kavanagh Award: Laureates Reading

12 February @ 4PM. Cork Central Library

Admission: free.


John FitzgeraldJohn Mee



John FitzGerald is a graduate of University College Cork (BA in English and Philosophy, 1983), University College Dublin and the University of Wales at Aberystwyth. Following some time working as an IT specialist in the private sector in Ireland and the UK, and as a librarian at Trinity College Dublin, he became University Librarian at UCC in 1996, where he also currently holds overall responsibility for the Cork University Press.

John Mee was born in Canada in 1965 and has lived in Cork since he was seven years old. He works as a professor in the Law School at University College Cork. He published his first poem in 1991 and in 2008 he was selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series.




Irish Times article on John Fitzgerald's Kavanagh Award win

Irish Examiner article on John Mee's Kavanagh Award win




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Cork International Poetry Festival

10 - 13 February 2016

Cork International Poetry Festival



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