Thom Moore

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Born in California on December 6, 1943, Thom Moore served three years as a journalist in the U.S. Navy before securing degrees in Slavic Languages and Literatures in 1969 and 1970.  He moved to Sligo in Ireland in 1971 where he formed traditional Irish band Pumpkinhead.  He later formed the band Midnight Well which disolved after his divorce in 1978.  Returning to Caliornia in 1979, he spent the next fifteen years in various posts between USA and Russia.  Marriage to his second wife Lyubov Gennadyevna Koroleva, preceded his return to Ireland in 1995 with his new family.  They now live near Blessington Road at the foot of the Dublin Mountains.

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