Ó Snodaigh, Pádraig

Pádraig Ó Snodaigh was born in Carlow in 1935.

Pádraig Ó Snodaigh
Pádraig Ó Snodaigh. image: whitehousepoets/

He was assistant keeper of the National Museum from 1963-88, and President of the Gaelic League from 1974-78.

He has published scholarly works such as Hidden Ulster (Belfast, Lagan Press, 1998); and The Irish volunteers, 1715-1793 (Dublin, Irish Academic Press, 1995); a novel, Ó Pharnell go Queenie (1991); and poetry collections, including Cumba agus Cumann (1985); and Cúl le Cúl (1988).

He is founder and editor of Coscéim, which has been a seminal influence in Irish language publishing since the 1980s.

He lives in Dublin.


Pádraig Ó Snodaigh at The National Library of Ireland

Image source: Whitehouse Poets