Fanning, Gerard

Gerard Fanning was born in Dublin in 1952. His collections are Easter Snow (Dublin, The Dedalus Press,1992); Working for the Government (Dedalus, 1999); Water and Power (Dedalus, 2005); and Hombre: Ne... Read More

Farquhar, George

George Farquhar was born in Derry (or Londonderry) in 1678, the son of a poor clergyman. He attended Trinity College Dublin as a sizar or servitor, a class of poor scholars who were obliged to perform... Read More

Fiacc, Pádraic

Born Patrick Joseph O’Connor in Belfast in 1924, Padraic Fiacc adopted his pseudonym at the urging of Padraic Colum. His family emigrated to New York, but he returned to Belfast in 1946. His collect... Read More

Foley, Michael

Michael Foley was born Derry in 1947. His poetry collections are Heil Hitler (Portrush, Ulsterman Publications, 1969); The Acne and the Ecstasy (Ulsterman Publications, 1973); Through the Gateless Gat... Read More

Friel, Maeve

Maeve Friel was born in Derry in 1950. A prolific writer for children, The books in her Witch in Training series are Witch in Training – Spelling Trouble (London, Harper Collins 2003); Witch in Trai... Read More

Uí Fhoghlú, Áine

Áine Uí Fhoghlú comes from An Rinn, Co. Waterford. Her poetry collections are Aistear Aonair (Baile Á Atha Cliath, Coiscéim 1999) and An Liú sa Chuan (Coiscéim 2007). She has edited Dánta Míl... Read More