Andrew Jamison

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 […]

Peter Jankowsky

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. […]

Biddy Jenkinson

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 […]

Denis Johnston

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 […]

Fred Johnston

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 […]

Jennifer Johnston

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 […]

Marie Jones

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 […]

John Jordan

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 […]

Neil Jordan by David Shankbone

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 […]

James Joyce

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, […]

Trevor Joyce. Portrait by Eva Pollert

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 […]

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 […]