Louis de Paor


Louis de Paor is Director of the Centre for Irish Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His published works include Faoin mBlaoisc Bheag Sin (1991), a study of the short fiction of Máirtín Ó Cadhain, critical editions of the poems of Máire Mhac an tSaoi, Liam S. Gógan and Michael Davitt, and a bilingual anthology of 20th-century poetry in Irish,Leabhar na hAthghabhála: Poems of Repossession (2016). He has been a Visiting Professor at Boston College, New York University and the University of California, Berkeley. He published an article on “Brian Ó Nualláin’s Engagement with Early Irish Literature” in the 2017 edited collection Flann O’Brien: Problems with Authority and is currently working on a monograph on the Irish language element in the work of Flann O’Brien.