Gabriel Rosenstock was born in 1989 in Kilifane, Co. Limerick, Ireland of an Irish mother and a German father. He now lives in Dublin.
Rosenstock is one of the foremost poets in Ireland in both English and Irish. He also writes haikus and he works as translator and as assistant editor for an Irish-language publishing house. He writes primarily in Irish and is the author or translator into Irish of over one hundred books. He is member of several literary societies and organisations, such as the Innti group and Aosdána.