Dr Derek Coyle 

Lecturer in English 
Email:   dcoyle@carlowcollege.ie 
Phone:  (059) 9153204
 

Education

B.A. Th., M.A. Th. (Pontifical University, Maynooth); M.A. (Maynooth University); Ph.D. (University of Glasgow)

Areas of Interest

Dr Derek Coyle has published poems and reviews in the United States, Britain and Ireland. He has been shortlisted for the Patrick Kavanagh Award (2010, 2014), the Bradshaw Prize (2011), and in 2012 he was a chosen poet for the Poetry Ireland ‘Introductions Series’. In 2013 he was a runner-up in the Bradshaw Prize. Dr Coyle has read his poems in museums, galleries and lecture halls in Ireland, Scotland, and the United States. His research interests include Irish and international poetry, particularly the sense of place, and the relationship between poetry, theology and philosophy. He has published articles on Shamanism in Derek Walcott, and the Sense of Place in Martin Heidegger and Michael Longley. For Dr Coyle’s ‘Recent Academic Activity’, please click [here].