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Name
Declan Collinge
County
Dublin
Genre
Poet
Sessions
Discussion with Writer, Reading and Q&A
Age Group
4 - 18
Level
Primary, Post Primary
Languages
Works in English AND Irish
Availability
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Mornings, Afternoons
Travel
Yes

Publications/ repertoire/
productions & background experience

Poetry collections:

Sealgaireacht (Clóchomhar Teo, 1982)
Faoi Léigear (Coiscéim, 1986)
Fearful Symmetry (Mentor Books, 1990)
Common Ground (Inishfail Press, 1996)
Teachtaireacht Téacsa (Coiscéim, 2007)

Poems also appear in translation in The Flowering Tree (Wolfhound 2000).

The author of the Saibhreas series of Irish textbooks with 7 separate texts on the market. Some of his poems have been used as unseen poems by the Dept. of Education at Junior Cert. Level.  Has regularly adjudicated in poetry competitions. Poems have been widely broadcast on radio & he has appeared on TG4. Widely published in Poetry Ireland Review, Comhar, An Guth etc. Essay on Michael Hartnett was published by Four Courts press in Rembering Michael Hartnett (2006).

Address
C/o Poetry Ireland,32 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Telephone
(01) 678 9022
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