Aidan Rooney (var. Aidan Rooney-Cespedes) was born in Monaghan in 1965.
His collections are (as Aidan Rooney-Cespedes) Day Release (Oldcastle, Co Meath, The Gallery Press, 2000); and (as Aidan Rooney), Tightrope (the Gallery Press, 2008).
In 1997 he received the Sunday Tribune/Hennessy Cognac New Irish Writing Award for Poetry.
Since 1988 he has taught French and English at Thayer Academy in Massachusetts, where he lives.
Aidan Rooney at The Gallery Press