President pays tribute to poet Padraic Fiacc

28th January 2019

Poetry Ireland is saddened to hear of the death of the poet Padraic Fiacc (1924-2019), who as passed away aged 94.

Read Gerald Dawe's salute to this "gifted but troubled Troubles poet" in the Irish Times

Image: Padraic Fiacc, centre, at the launch of a new selection of his poems in the Linenhall Library, Belfast with, from left, artist and publisher Michael McKernon; John Gray, chief librarian, Linenhall Library; and poets Brendan Hamill; and Gerald Dawe