About the Author
Joe O'Connell holds a Ph.D. in biochemistry and is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Medicine at University College Cork, Ireland. Editor of RT-PCR Protocols (2002), he has contributed numerous articles and reviews to scientific journals. O'Connell was awarded a Centennial Prize for Academic Publishing in Medical and Health Sciences by the National University of Ireland in 2009. A native of Portmagee, County Kerry, O'Connell resides with his wife and son in Cork City. Dingle Day is his first published collection of poetry.