FITZMAURICE, Gabriel. Irish, b. 1952. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Translations, Poetry. Career: Irish Department of Education, schoolteacher, 1972-; writer. Writers' Week (Listowel, County Kerry), chair 1982-85, 1991-92. Publications: POETRY: Rainsong, 1984; Road to the Horizon, 1987; Nocht, 1989; Dancing Through, 1990; The Father's Part, 1992; The Space Between: New and Selected Poems 1984-1992, 1993; Ag Siobshiul Chun An Rince, 1995; The Village Sings, 1996; Giolla na nAmhran: Danta 1988-1998, 1998; A Wrenboy's Carnival: Poems 1980-2000, 2000. POETRY FOR CHILDREN: The Moving Stair, 1989, rev. ed., 1993; Nach Iontach Mar Ata, 1994; But Dad!, 1995; Puppy and the Sausage, 1998; Dear Grandad, 2001. OTHER: Kerry on My Mind (essays), 1999; (with A. Cronin and J. Looney) "The Boro" and "The Cross": The Parish of Moyvane-Knockanure, 2000; The Kerry Anthology, 2000. TRANSLATOR: Micheal O hAirtneide, The Purge, 1989; Poems I Wish I'd Written: Translations from the Irish, 1996. EDITOR: (with D. Kiberd) An Crann Faoi Bhlath/The Flowering Tree: Contemporary Irish Poetry with Verse Translations, 1991; Between the Hills and Sea: Songs and Ballads of Kerry, 1991; Con Greaney, Traditional Singer, 1991; Homecoming/An Bealach'na Bhaile: Selected Poems of Cathal O Searcaigh, 1993; Irish Poetry Now: Other Voices, 1993; Kerry through Its Writers, 1993; The Listowel Literary Phenomenon: North Kerry Writers, 1994; (with R. Dunbar) Rusty Nails and Astronauts: The Wolfhound Book of Children's Poetry, 1999;. Address: Moyvane, Kerry, Ireland.