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Poetry Issue 23, Volume 2: Winter 2012

Stiofán Ó Cadhla

Stiofán Ó Cadhla was born in Ring, County Waterford, and was raised both there and in Bishopstown in Cork city. He is Head of the Department of Folklore and Ethnology, University College Cork. His first collection, ‘An Creidmheachach Déanach’ (Coiscéim 2009), was awarded the Michael Hartnett Memorial Prize in 2012 and his second, ‘Tarraing na Cuirtíní, a Dhochtúir’ (Coiscéim 2012), was given a prize of merit in Comórtas Literary an Oireachtais 2012.