Paddy Bushe is a poet, editor and translator. He has published ten collections of poetry, eight in English and two in Irish, as well as four books of translations and two anthologies which he edited. His most recent collection, On A Turning Wing (Dedalus 2016), won the Irish Times Poetry Now Award. Móinéar an Chroí will be launched at the 2018 Amergin Solstice Poetry Gathering. He is a member of Aosdána.
He is the director of the Amergin Poetry Gathering and will be leading a fieldtrip to local sites associated with the Milesians.
Paddy is the festival director and will be launching his new collection Móinéar an Chroí (Coiscéim) and leading a fieldtrip during the festival.