Bernard O'Donoghue

Bernard O'Donoghue was born in Cullen, Co Cork in 1945. He is an Emeritus Fellow of Wadham College, where he taught Medieval English and Modern Irish Poetry. He has published six collections of poetry, including Gunpowder, winner of the 1995 Whitbread Prize for Poetry, and Farmers Cross (2011). His Selected Poems was published by Faber in 2008. He has published a verse translation of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (Penguin Classics 2006), and is currently translating Piers Plowman for Faber.

Books by Bernard O'Donoghue

The fifth collection of poems from Bernard O'Donoghue, winner of the Whitbread Prize for Poetry.

The book brings together subtle and moving meditations on exile and belonging, travel and ...

Winner of the Whitbread Prize for Poetry, Bernard O'Donoghue's poems have long captivated readers with their lyricism, their grace, and with what John Burnside has called their 'scrupulous ...

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