Declan Collinge

County
Dublin
Genre
Poet
Sessions
Reading and Q&A, Discussion with Writer
Age Group
5 - 6, 7 - 10, 11-15, 16 - 18
Level
Primary, Post Primary
Languages
Works in English & 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)
The Lonely Hush of Eve: Selected and New Poems (Mentor Books 2012) 
Súnámaí (Coiscéim 2013)

Poems also appear in translation in The Flowering Tree (Wolfhound 1991) and in If Ever You Go (Dedalus Press 2014) both original poems and translations.

The author of over 20 Irish Language textbooks his poems have been used as unseen poems by the Dept of Education at Junior Cert Level. He has regularly adjudicated in poetry competitions and is a regular contributor to Sunday Miscellany on RTE Radio. He has appeared on RTE and TG4. Widely published in such journals as Poetry Ireland Review, Cyphers, Stony Thursday Book, An Guth, Comhar, etc. Essay on Michael Hartnett was published by Four Courts Press in Remembering Michael Hartnett (Four Courts Press 2006)

He is a musician playing both harmonica and guitar and can combine readings with music.

Telephone
C/o (01) 678 9022
Email
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