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Miriam Gallagher 0

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 (Selected Plays) (Dublin, Society of Irish Playwrights, 1991, 1997);...

OwenGallagher Sat-Guru-Snowman 0

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 Snowman (UK, Peterloo Poets, 2001); and Tea with the...

Patrick Galvin 2

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); The Wood-burners (Dublin, New Writers Press, 1973); Man on...

Fergal Gaynor 0

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 (Miami University Press/Dublin, New Writers’ Press, 2011). Since 2000,...

Carlo Gébler 0

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. His novels include The Eleventh Summer (London, Hamish Hamilton/New...

Carlo and Ernest Gebler 0

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 novelist Carlo Gébler. His principal novels are He had...

Monk Gibbon 0

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 in France. On leave in Dublin in Easter, 1916,...

Karen Gillece 0

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, 2006); My Glass Heart (Hodder Headline Ireland, 2007); and...

Shauna Gilligan 0

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 and the UK, she currently resides in County Kildare....

Alan Gillis 0

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 Poetry Now Award and received the Rupert and Eithne...

Ray Givans 0

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 was shortlisted for the Strong Award for best first...

Anthony Glavin 0

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 Editor of New Island Books. His novel is Nighthawk...

Anthony Glavin 0

Glavin, Anthony (poet)

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, 1989). In 1987 he won the Patrick Kavanagh Award....

Frank Golden 0

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 Arts Press, 1990); The Interior Act (Cliffs of Moher,...

Oliver Goldsmith 0

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 he had a severe attack of smallpox which disfigured...

Brendan Graham 0

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); and The Brightest Day, The Darkest Night (Harper Collins,...

Mark Granier 0

Granier, Mark

Mark Granier was born in London in 1957 and brought up in Dublin. His collections are airborne (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Publishing, 2001); Skyroad (Salmon Publishing, 2007); and Fade Street (London, Salt Publishing, 2010)....

Robert Greacen 0

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 Undying Day (London, The Falcon Press, 1948); A Garland...

Jarlath Gregory 0

Gregory, Jarlath

Jarlath Gregory grew up in Crossmaglen, Co Armagh. His novels are Snapshots (Dublin, Sitric Books, 2001); and G. A. A. Y: One Hundred Ways to Love a Beautiful Loser (Sitric Books, 2005). He lives...

Lady Gregory 0

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 a sixty-three year-old widower, former governor of Ceylon and...

Eamonn Grennan 0

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 (Gallery Press, 1987); So It Goes (Gallery Press, 1995);...

Vona Groarke 0

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, The Gallery Press, 1994); Other People’s Houses (The Gallery...