Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Poetic Obituaries: Despite gaining prestigious literary awards and

being published both as poet and translator in North America, Ireland and Britain, he [John O'Leary] gave generously of his time to the community of the Beara peninsula. He served as permanent professor of the local language and arts centre, gave writing classes at Beara Community College and co-founded the Beara Writing Experience Group.

from The Irish Times: Poet and scholar who loved west Cork


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