Born: July 02 1977 in County Mayo, Ireland
Resides: Dublin, Ireland
E-mail: deeinireland (at) gmail (dot) com
Diarmuid Fitzgerald was born in 1977. He lives and works in Dublin as a school teacher. He lived in Japan for three years. He is a member of Haiku Ireland and the British Haiku Society. He is a professional member of the Irish Writers' Centre. You can find him on Facebook: Diarmuid Fitzgerald.
Awards and Other Honors: Diarmuid was awarded an Individual Artist Bursary by South Dublin County Council, Ireland in 2018 for A Thousand Sparks. The haiku 'trees, more trees' was a Runner-up for the BHS Museum of Literature Award February 2017. The haiku 'leaves of the ash' was chosen as the Editor's choice haiku for cattails in September 2016. The haiku 'contrails fading' was voted 2nd place in a kukai by Haiku Ireland in 2017.
Books Published: Thames Way (Alba Publishing, 2015); A Thousand Sparks (Alba Publishing, 2018).
Credits: "after heavy showers" - Thames Way, Alba Publishing, 2015; "reflecting", "trees, more trees", "Yodogawa bridge", "unseasonable heat", "months since" - A Thousand Sparks, Alba Publishing, 2018.