Tim Cunningham was born in Limerick and educated at C.B.S., Limerick, and Birkbeck College, London.
He has worked, mainly in education, in Dublin, Trowbridge, London, Delaware and Essex.
Recently returned to Ireland, he lives in Westport, County Mayo.
He has had eight collections of poetry published since 2001, his most recent being PASSPORTS (March 2020).
He was awarded a Kavanagh fellowship in 2012.