Miriam Gallagher

Gallagher, Miriam

Miriam Gallagher was born in Waterford. Her books are Let’s Help Our Children Talk (non fiction), (Dublin, The O’Brien Press, 1977, 1978, 1979); Fancy Footwork […]

Owen Gallagher

Gallagher, Owen

Owen Gallagher was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1949 of Irish parents. His mother was from Leitrim, his father, Donegal. His collections are Sat Guru […]

Patrick Galvin

Galvin, Patrick

Patrick Galvin was born in Cork in 1927. His poetry collections include Heart of Grace (London, Linden Press, 1957); Christ in London (Linden Press, 1960); […]

Fergal Gaynor

Gaynor, Fergal

Fergal Gaynor was born in Cork City in 1969, of Tipperary parents. He has published one collection of poetry, VIII Stepping Poems & other pieces […]

Carlo Gébler

Gébler, Carlo

Carlo Gébler was born to the writers Edna O’Brien and Ernest Gébler in Dublin in 1954. He moved to London with his mother in 1958. […]

Carlo and Ernest Gebler

Gébler, Ernest

Ernest Gébler was born in Dublin in 1915. He was married for a time to Edna O’Brien and they had two sons, Sasha, and the […]

Monk Gibbon

Gibbon, Monk

Monk Gibbon was born in Dublin in 1896. He studied in Oxford from 1915 but the following year year joined the British Army and served […]

Karen Gillece

Gillece, Karen

Karen Gillece was born in Dublin in 1974. Her novels are Seven Nights In Zaragoza (Dublin, Hodder Headline Ireland, 2005); Longshore Drift (Hodder Headline Ireland, […]

Shauna Gilligan

Gilligan, Shauna

Shauna Gilligan was born in Dublin in 1972. Her debut novel is Happiness Comes from Nowhere (London, Ward Wood, 2012). Having lived in Mexico, Spain […]

Alan Gillis

Gillis, Alan

Alan Gillis was born in Belfast in 1973. His collections are Somebody, Somewhere (Loughcrew, The Gallery Press, 2004), which was short-listed for the Irish Times […]

Ray Givans

Givans, Ray

Ray Givans was born in Portadown, Co Armagh, and grew up in Castlecaulfield, Co.Tyrone. His collection is Tolstoy in Love (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2009), which […]

Anthony Glavin

Glavin, Anthony

Anthony Glavin was born in Boston in 1946 of Irish heritage. He has been editor of New Irish Writing (1987-88) and more latterly former Commissioning […]

Anthony Glavin

Glavin, Anthony 1945-2006

Anthony Glavin was born in Dublin in 1945. His poems are collected as The Wrong Side of the Alps (Loughcrew, Co Meath, The Gallery Press, […]

Frank Golden

Golden, Frank

Frank Golden was born in Dublin in 1957. His poetry collections are In Partial Settlement (Wiffle Press, New York); On Route to Leameneh (Dublin, Raven […]

Oliver Goldsmith

Goldsmith, Oliver

Oliver Goldsmith was born on November 10th, 1730. His birthplace is disputed but it is most probably Pallasmore, Co. Longford. At the age of eight […]

Rody Gorman

Gorman, Roddy

Rody Gorman was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1960. He has published the poetry collections Fax and Other Poems (Polygon, 1996); Cùis-Ghaoil (diehard, 1999), Bealach […]

Julian Gough

Gough, Julian

Julian Gough was born to Irish parents in 1966 in London, and grew up in Nenagh, Co Tipperary. His novels for adults are Juno & […]

Brendan Graham

Graham, Brendan

Brendan Graham was born in Co. Tipperary in 1945. His novels are The Whitest Flower (London, HarperCollins, 1998); The Element of Fire (Harper Collins, 2001); […]

Mark Granier

Granier, Mark

Mark Granier was born in London in 1957. He completed an MA in Poetry/Creative Writing with Lancaster University and has been teaching creative writing in […]

Robert Greacen

Greacen, Robert

Robert Greacen was born in Derry in 1920. His poetry includes The Bird (1941); Northern Harvest, (Belfast, Derrick MacCord, 1944); One Recent Evening (1944); The […]

Jarlath Gregory

Gregory, Jarlath

Jarlath Gregory grew up in Crossmaglen, Co Armagh. His novels are Snapshots (Dublin, Sitric Books, 2001); G. A. A. Y: One Hundred Ways to Love […]

Lady Gregory

Gregory, Lady Augusta

Lady Gregory was born Isabella Augusta Persse in 1852 in Roxborough House, near Loughrea, Co. Galway. At twenty-eight she married Sir W. H. Gregory, then […]

Eamonn Grennan

Grennan, Eamon

Eamon Grennan was born in Dublin in 1941. His poetry collections are Wildly for Days (Oldcastle, Co Meath, Gallery Press, 1983); What Light There Is […]

Vona Groarke

Groarke, Vona

Vona Groarke was born in Edgeworthstown, Co Longford, in 1964, and grew up on a farm outside Athlone. Her collections are Shale (Loughcrew, Co Meath, […]