Michael O’Loughlin was born in Dublin in 1958.
His poetry collections are Stalingrad: The Street Dictionary (Dublin, Raven Press, 1980); Atlantic Blues (Dublin, Raven Arts Press, 1982); The Diary of a Silence (Raven Arts Press, 1985); Another Nation, New & Selected Poems (Dublin, New Island Books, 1994/UK Arc Publications, 1996); and In This Life (New Island Books, 2011).
He has also published a collection of short stories, The Inside Story (Raven Arts Press, 1999); a critical essay, After Kavanagh: Patrick Kavanagh and the Discourse of Contemporary Irish Poetry (Raven Arts Press, 1985); and his translation of the Dutch poet Gerrit Achterberg’s selected poems, Hidden Weddings (Raven Arts Press, 1987).
He lived for many years in continental Europe and now lives in Dublin.
Michael O’Loughlin reading at the White House, limerick
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Michael O’Loughlin reads his poem The Widow’s Prayers
Michael O’Loughlin at The Parlour Review
Michael O’Loughlin interview in The Dublin Quarterly
Michael O’Loughlin at The National Library of Ireland