Mairead Ashe FitzGerald grew up in County Clare. She is a graduate of NUI Galway and University College Dublin where she studied Archaeology. Mairead taught Irish and History before working in publishing for many years. Being invited by OBP to write books allows her to indulge her passion for research into Ireland's history, archaeology and literature.
the author 'has consciously chosen poems which reflect Yeats the man and poet as well as portraying his vision of Ireland'-- Books Ireland
'attractive' ... 'a nice gift or keepsake'-- Books Ireland