Paddy Bushe was born in Dublin in 1948.
His poetry collections include Poems With Amergin (Dublin, Beaver Row Press, 1989); Teanga (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1990); Counsellor (Kerry, Sceilg Press, 1991); Digging Towards The Light (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 1994); In Ainneoin na gCloch (Coiscéim, 2001); Hopkins on Skellig Michael (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2001); The Nitpicking of Cranes (Dedalus, 2004); To Ring in Silence, new and selected poems (Dedalus, 2008); My Lord Buddha of Carraig Eanna (Dedalus Press, 2012); and On A Turning Wing (Dedalus Press, 2016).
The recipient of the Oireachtas prize for poetry in 2006, Paddy Bushe was also the recipient of the 2006 Michael Hartnett Poetry Award.
A member of Aosdána, he lives in Kerry.
Paddy Bushe at El Correo Gallego (Spanish)
Paddy Bushe at Dedalus Press
Paddy Bushe at The National Library of Ireland