A retired primary school principal, Gabriel is the author of more than fifty books. He has translated extensively from the Irish, has edited a number of anthologies of poetry in English and Irish and his most recent book Lucinda Sly: A Woman Hanged was released this year (Liberties Press). He has published two volumes of essays and collections of songs and ballads and his poems have been set to music and recorded by Brian Kennedy and RTÉ Cór an nÓg with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra. He frequently broadcasts on radio and television on education and the arts.
A collection that celebrates the extraordinary in the ordinary, this book pays homage to the small community of Moyvane, County Kerry where Gabriel was brought up and where he has lived all of his life. He looks back on ...Quick View
Whittled down by ‘time and the road’, this fantastic collection celebrates both the local and the universal. Gabriel Fitzmaurice gives thoughtful consideration to every facet of life as he has known it; from religion ...Quick View
Written originally in Irish by Mchel de Mrdha and published by Coiscim as Scal agus Dn Oilein, this is the first English language edition of this title. This is an enthralling story of a remote insular community's fight ...Quick View
Will You Be My Friend? brings together over 100 of Gabriel Fitzmaurice s best-loved poems chosen from his thirteen collections for children together with nearly thirty new poems. Enjoyed by both the young and the young a ...Quick View
A collection of Irish poetry that brings together the poets of the modern generation with the great classical poets of the past in an anthology of the poems and songs of the Gaelic tradition. This dual-language collec ...Quick View
Presents an account of Ireland, particularly rural Ireland with its customs, education, sport, literature, music and song. This book talks about its writers and Wrenboys, its musicians and singers, its footballers and te ...Quick View
A translation from Ceann Tra hAon, a memoir originally published in 1998. Ventry Calling is a translation of Bearnard O Lubhaing's Ceann Tra hAon - a memoir originally published in 1998 by Coisceim and now translated ...Quick View