One of our most sensitive and lyrical poets, there is a quality in some writers that is beyond artifice. Ó Searcaigh’s poetry has the stamp of genuiness beyond any well-wrought urns. – Books Ireland
A strong confident Northern voice. The Irish language is used here with classical precision and assurance. He evokes the mystique of his Donegal landscape with passion and gusto . . . This is the voice of a sophisticated contemporary craftsman. – Máire Mhac an tSaoi
Bundánta Gaeilge le haistriúcháin Bhéarla. As Gaeltacht Thír Chonaill don fhile agus tá sé fréamhaithe sa traidisiún – ach bainfidh sé geit asat lena nua-aimsearthacht.