Tom Mooney was editor of The Wexford Echo Group of Newspapers for twenty years, in addition, he was also chief arts reviewer. He has reviewed books for The Sunday Times and The Irish Examiner. He is the author of All the Bishops’ Men (published by The Collins Press in 2012) and two volumes of prose/poetry: With This or Upon This (2007) and Dust Motes, Dancing in the Sunbeams (2014). He has contributed to the anthology, Red Lamp, Black Piano (2013), An Irish Quarterly Review and the annual Wexford Festival Opera programme.
Tom has conducted public interviews with writers – Colm Tóibín, Billy Roche, Peter Murphy, Marita Conlon McKenna – on behalf of Wexford Arts Centre and Wexford Co. Library Service, and on behalf of Write by the Sea (Vincent Hogan, Douglas Kennedy). Tom was Poetry Town co-ordinator for Poetry Ireland in 2021 and is the programmer of the Wex-Art visual arts festival and Jazz at Johnstown. He is also publicity co-ordinator for Music for Wexford and Four Rivers theatre company.