Seán Ó Tuama spent much of his academic career at University College Cork, where he was Professor of Irish Literature. Publishing in both English and Irish, he is remembered as a poet and playwright as well as a scholar. Ever engaged with Ireland’s legacy, Ó Tuama served on the Arts Council of Ireland, as well as the Bord na Gaeilge, an executive agency formed to perpetuate the Irish language.
Rogha dánta: Death in the Land of Youth: New and Selected Poems of Sean O Tuama. Translator Peter Denman. Cork: Cork University Press, 1997.
Repossessions, selected essays on the Irish literary heritage. Cork: Cork University Press, 1995
An Grá i bhFilíocht na nUaisle. Inverin, County Galway: An Clóchomhar Tta, 1988.
An Duanaire: Poems of the Dispossessed. Translator Thomas Kinsella. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1981.
The Gaelic League Idea. Cork: Mercier Press, 1972.
The Facts About Irish. Coraigh: An Comhar Poiblí, 1964.