Ó Coileáin, Seán

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Ó Ríordáin, Seán

Ó Ríordáin, Seán (1916–77), poet, diarist, and essayist, was born in Ballyvourney, Co. Cork, on 3 December 1916. His father, also named Seán, was a cobbler by trade and a native of the area, in which the Irish language was, by then, in sharp decline. The writer's mother, Margaret…

Ó Tuama, Seán

Ó Tuama, Seán (1926–2006), poet, playwright and critic, was born 28 January 1926 at 35 Dublin Street, Blackpool, Cork city, the third of ten children (seven boys and three girls (one of whom died in infancy)), of Aodh Ó Tuama (1890–1985), insurance official, and his wife Eibhlín…