Peter Sirr

Reading with Enda Wyley.


Peter Sirr

Admission: €8 / €6 concessions
12 February 2015, 8.30PM at Cork Arts Theatre



Peter Sirr was born in 1960 and lives in Dublin. The Gallery Press has published his seven poetry collections, including his Selected Poems in 2004. He published Black Wreath, a novel for children in 2014. His latest poetry collection The Rooms appeared in late 2014. Among the honours he has received are the Michael Hartnett Award, The O’Shaughnessy Award and the Patrick Kavanagh Award. He is a member of Aosdána.


“In the stunning titlesequence,
he leads us on
a ghostly walk through
rooms of a distant memory,
creating an uncanny
reflection of the spaces we all inhabit.”
– Poetry Book Society



The appearance in this festival by Peter Sirr is under the auspices of Gallery Goes, a regular Gallery Press initiative funded by the Arts Council Touring Grant.


More about the author:

Peter Sirr home page

'Legacies': poem by Peter Sirr in the Guardian

Peter Sirr at Gallery Press


Cork Spring Poetry Festival