Patrick Deeley is from Mullagh, outside of Loughrea, Co. Galway. He has published six previous collections of poems with the internationally-recognized Dedalus Press, including The Bones of Creation (2008), as well as Groundswell: New and Selected Poems (2013). Deeley’s seventh collection, The End of the World (2019) is also published by Dedalus Press. He is interviewed by Patrick O’Donnell.