UCC students on a walk with Chuck
Guided Island Walks
Should you like a guided walk about Cape, contact Chuck Kruger. He’s delighted to take up
to fifteen people in a group, whether for a nature ramble, a tour of historic
sites, a visit to archaeological ruins, a seaside scramble. Let him know your
requirements, he’ll organise an appropriate exploration.
1986 Chuck & his wife, Nell, purchased a farm here on Cape, where they moved
in 1992. Then he turned full-time freelance writer, poet, lecturer, broadcaster.
He regularly reads pieces on RTE 1’s “Sunday Miscellany”,
“Seascapes”, & Lyric FM’s “A Quiet Quarter”. In the USA he
frequently broadcasts stories through a programme called “Weather Notebook”,
which goes out on over 290 stations under the auspices of National Public Radio.
His poems have been published in a variety of Irish magazines:
Reality, Poetry Ireland Review, The SHOP, The Stinging Fly, Books Ireland, The
. . . And he’s had published four books set on Cape, Cape Clear: Island Magic,(now in its 4th printing), The Man Who Talks To Himself, (an international thriller), & two collections of prize-winning short stories, Flotsam & Jetsam and Between A Rock; and in 2008 his first book of poetry, Sourcing, was published. In 2002 he won both The Dubliner Short Story Contest & The Shinrone Poetry Festival. In 2003 he won the Listowel Writers’ Week Short Story Contest (the Bryan McMahon Prize) and placed second in the Bealtaine Laois Literature Festival’s Short Story Contest. He has also won several poetry contests and has given readings at a number of literary festivals.
E-Mail: email@example.com Website: http://chuckkruger.net
Chuck on a foggy day, Lighthouse and
Napoleonic Watchtower in background.
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