Brennan, Rory

Rory Brennan
Rory Brennan. Image source news4.ie

Rory Brennan was born in Westport, Co Mayo in 1945.

His collections are The Sea on Fire (Dublin, Dolmen, 1978); The Walking Wounded (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1985); and The Old in Raphallo (Dedalus, 1996).

He won the Patrick Kavanagh Award for The Sea on Fire in 1978.

A former director of Poetry Ireland, he lives in Dublin.


Rory Brennan at The National Library of Ireland


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  1. Niall kelly

    best teacher I ever had by far. Rory did part time English and history at Blackrock tech repeat leaving cert for a gang of messers back in 1982. He was truly inspiring

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