Patrick Moran was born in Tipperary.
His collections of poetry are The Stubble Fields (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2001), Green (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2008); and Bearings (Salmon Poetry, 2015).
He has won the Gerard Manley Hopkins Poetry Prize; he has also been a winner at Listowel Writers’ Week. In 1990, he was shortlisted for the Hennessy/Sunday Tribune Poetry Award. His poem, “Bulbs”, won Poem for The Ploughing at the 2015 Ploughing Championships. His work is featured in anthologies, including the inaugural Forward Book of Poetry (UK), The Stony Thursday Book, as well as The Best of Irish Poetry 2007 and Best Irish Poetry 2010. He is also represented in Windharp: Poems of Ireland Since 1916. His work has been broadcast on the RTE radio programme, Sunday Miscellany.
He lives in Templetuohy, County Tipperary.