Edgeworth, Maria

Maria Edgeworth was born on New Year’s Day 1767, at Blackbourton, Oxfordshire. In 1782 she settled in Edgeworthstown, Co Longford with her father Richard Lovell […]

Ann Egan

Egan, Ann

Ann Egan was born in 1948 in Co Laois. Her collections are Landing the Sea (Cork, Bradshaw Books, 2003); and The Wren Women (Ballyclare, Co […]

Desmond Egan

Egan, Desmond

Desmond Egan was born in Athlone, Co Westmeath in 1936. He founded the Goldsmith Press in 1972 and edited Era, the literary magazine. His collections […]

Laura Elliot

Elliot, Laura

Laura Elliot is the author of three novels, Stolen Child (London, Avon HarperCollins, 2009) and The Prodigal Sister (Avon HarperCollins, 2010), both also published as […]

Conleth Ellis

Ellis, Conleth

Conleth Ellis was born in Carlow in 1937. He was Chairman of Poetry Ireland for three years, and co-edited Poetry Ireland Review 13. His poetry […]

John Ennis

Ennis, John

John Ennis was born in Westmeath in 1944. His collections include Night on Hibernia (Dublin [now Oldcastle, Co Meath] The Gallery Press, 1976); Dolmen Hill […]

Anne Enright

Enright, Anne

Anne Enright was born in Dublin in 1962. She has published two collections of stories, The Portable Virgin (London, Secker and Warburg 1991), which won […]

Martina Evans

Evans, Martina

Martina Evans was born in 1961 and grew up in County Cork. Her poetry is collected as The Inniscarra Bar Cycle Rest (Rockingham Press); Can […]