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Andrew Jamison 0

Jamison, Andrew

Andrew Jamison was born in County Down in 1986. He won the Templar pamphlet award in 2011. Selected as a UK Young Artist, he took part at the 2011 International Biennale in Rome. His...

Peter Jankowsky 0

Jankowsky, Peter

Peter Jankowsky was born in Berlin in 1939. He studied acting in Berlin and worked for ten years with a number of German theatre companies. He settled in Dublin in 1971, having visited Ireland...

Biddy Jenkinson 0

Jenkinson, Biddy

Biddy Jenkinson (a pseudonym) was born in 1949. Her collections include Baisteadh Gintlí (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1987); Uiscí Beatha (Coiscéim, 1988); Dán na hUidhre (Coiscéim, 1991); Amhras Neimhe (Coiscéim, 1997); An Grá Riabhach...

Denis Johnston 0

Johnston, Denis

Denis Johnston was born in Dublin in 1901. His plays include The Old Lady Says ‘No’ (Dublin, The Gate Theatre, 1929); The Moon in the Yellow River (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, 1931/Jonathan Cape, London,...

Fred Johnston 2

Johnston, Fred

Fred Johnston was born in Belfast in 1951. His collections are Measuring Angles (Connamara, Clo Iar-Chonnachta, 1993); True North (Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare, Salmon Poetry, 1997); Being Anywhere – New & Selected Poems...

Jennifer Johnston 0

Johnston, Jennifer

Jennifer Johnston was born in Dublin in 1930. Her novels have been published in many countries. Her main works are the novels The Captains and the Kings (London, Hamish Hamilton, 1972); The Gates (Hamish...

Marie Jones 0

Jones, Marie

Marie Jones was born in Belfast in 1951. She was one of the founders of the Charabanc Theatre Company, which was founded to counteract the lack of roles for women, and which produced a...

John Jordan 0

Jordan, John

John Jordan was born in Dublin in 1930. His poetry collections are Patrician Stations (Dublin, New Writers Press, 1971); A Raft from Flotsam (Dublin, The Gallery Press, 1975); Blood and Stations ([verse and autobiographical...

Neil Jordan by David Shankbone 0

Jordan, Neil

Neil Jordan was born in Sligo in 1950. He has published one book of short stories, A Night in Tunisia (Co-Op Books, 1976), and the novels The Past (London, Jonathan Cape, 1980); The Dream...

James Joyce 0

Joyce, James

James Joyce was born in Dublin on February 2, 1882. His poetry includes Chamber Music (London, Elkin Mathews, 1907); Pomes Pennyeach (Paris, Shakespheare & Company, 1927); and Collected Poems (New York, The Black Sun...

Trevor Joyce 0

Joyce, Trevor

Trevor Joyce was born in Dublin in 1947. Co-founder and co-editor (with Michael Smith) of New Writers’ Press in 1967, and founding editor of The Lace Curtain, his collections include Sole Glum Trek (Dublin,...

Judge, Michael 0

Judge, Michael

Michael Judge was born in Drumcondra, Dublin on 26 July 1921. He has written many uncollected stories, publishing these from 1941 to 1951. Amongst his many radio plays are The Cardboard Man (CBC, 1958);...

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