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Tom Mac Intyre

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Tom Mac Intyre

Tom Mac Intyre was born in Cavan in 1931. A dual-language writer, he has written several books of poetry as well as many plays for the Abbey Theatre. Amongst his short fiction is Find the Lady (New Island, 2008), The Harper’s Turn (with an introduction by Seamus Heaney) and The Word for Yes, New and Selected Stories. His poetry collections include Fleur-du-Lit, Stories of the Wandering Moon, ABC: New Poems (New Island, 2006), Encountering Zoe (New Island, 2010) and, most recently, Poppy’s Leavetaking (New Island, 2012). He is a member of Aosdána, and lives in Co. Cavan.