'The poets on the Gallery list are indispensible to the art of poetry as an ongoing endeavour in Ireland: indispensible to the honour in which that art is held at home and to the honour which it earns for us abroad.' — Seamus Heaney
Gregory O’Donoghue was born in 1951. He attended University College Cork and contributed to periodicals in Ireland, Canada, and America.
Kicking was published by The Gallery Press in 1975.