14 Apr
Cúirt Unveiling: I’m delighted that my poem, UCG by Degrees, is to be unveiled, as part of Cúirt Festival, and added to the Galway Poetry Trail in Student Services, Aras Margaret Heavey, NUIGalway campus on Monday April 24th at 3.30pm. ... Read more »

Some Poems

8 Dec
THE PIPER OF TREENABONTRY, BOHOLA PARISH. This poem, requested by Joe Byrne of Midwest Radio, attempts to outline the journey of the unique piper, Joe Shannon who emigrated to Chicago in 1929 and who died in 2004. As a little ... Read more »


18 Sep
– POETRY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE: – My collection Echolocation was launched on October 7th at 1.30 pm in Mayo County Library, Castlebar by children’s author, Sarah Webb. Sincere thanks to Sarah, Country librarian, Austin Vaughan and library staff for ... Read more »

WORDPLAY….For Young People of all ages:

Workshops on Writing, Performance and Presentation skills with poets and dramatists, Terry McDonagh & Joachim Matschoss.

Forthcoming Books in 2016

17 Jul
LADY CASSIE PEREGRINA – (Arlen House) a poetry collection based on Cassie our border collie. She lived with us in Ireland and now lives in Hamburg and she had to travel by car from Mayo to Hamburg…the book is a collection ... Read more »