Patrick Kavanagh

Kavanagh, Patrick

Patrick Kavanagh was born in Inniskeen, County Monaghan in 1904. His poetry volumes are Ploughman & Other Poems (London, MacMillan Contemporary Poets Series, 1936); The […]

Walter Keady

Keady, Walter

Walter Keady was born in Castlebar, Co. Mayo, in 1934. His novels are Celibates and Other Lovers (Denver, Colorado, MacMurray & Beck,1997); Mary McGreevy (MacMurray […]

John B.Keane

Keane, John B.

John B. Keane was born in Listowel, Co Kerry in 1928. He published forty-six works, but is best known for his plays which inlcude Sive; […]

Molly Keane

Keane, Molly

Molly Keane was born in Co Kildare in 1904 into an Anglo-Irish gentry family, the daughter of Walter Clarmount Skrine of Warleigh Manor, Somerset and […]

Claire Keegan

Keegan, Claire

Claire Keegan was born in Wexford in 1968. Her story collections are Antarctica (London, Faber and Faber, 1999/New York, Grove/Atlantic, 1999); Walk the Blue Fields […]

Brian Keenan

Keenan, Brian

Brian Keenan was born in Belfast in 1950. He has published one novel, Turlough (London, Jonathan Cape, 2000). His other work includes the autobiographical An […]

Denis Kehoe

Kehoe, Denis

Denis Kehoe was born in Dublin in 1978. His novels are Nights Between the Nation (London, Serpent’s Tail, 2009); and Walking on Dry Land (Serpent’s […]

Patrick Kehoe

Kehoe, Patrick

Patrick Kehoe was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, in 1956. His collections are Its Words You Want (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2011); and The […]

Richard Kell

Kell, Richard

Richard Kell was born in Youghal, Co Cork, in 1927. His poetry collections include Control Tower (London, Chatto & Windus, 1962); Differences (Chatto & Windus, […]

John Kelly

Kelly, John

John Kelly was born in Co Fermanagh in 1965. Well known as a journalist and broadcaster, his novels are The Little Hammer (London, Jonathan Cape, […]

Gathering the Dead in the Garden

Kelly, John

John Kelly was born in Enniscorthy in 1963. His debut collection is Gathering the Dead in the Garden (Scalta Media, 2013). He lives and works […]

Julia Kelly

Kelly, Julia

Julia Kelly was born in 1969. Her novels are With My Lazy Eye (Dublin, The Lilliput Press, 2007); and Playground (London, Quercus, 2014). She was […]

Maeve Kelly

Kelly, Maeve

Maeve Kelly was born in County Clare in 1930. Her short stories have been collected as A Life of Her Own (Dublin, Poolebeg, 1976); and […]

Rita Kelly

Kelly, Rita

Rita Kelly (var. Rita E. Kelly) was born in Galway in 1953. Her poetry has been collected as An Bealach Eadóigh (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, […]

Conan Kennedy

Kennedy, Conan

Conan Kennedy was born in Dublin. His novels are Here Be Ghosts (Dublin, O’Brien Press, 1982, eBook edition 2011); Ogulla Well (Killala, Co Mayo, Morrigan […]

Brendan Kennelly

Kennelly, Brendan

Brendan Kennelly was born in Co Kerry in 1936. He has published over thirty books of poetry. His early poetry includes Cast a Cold Eye […]

Adrian Kenny

Kenny, Adrian

Adrian Kenny was born in Dublin in 1945. His fiction is Arcady & other Stories (Dublin, Writers Co-Op, 1983); The Feast of Michaelmas, a novel […]

Michael Kerry

Kerr, Michael

Michael Kerr was born in Ballymoney, Co Antrim, in 1958 and grew up in Portstewart, Co Derry. His autobiography is Our Side of the House […]

Marian Keyes

Keyes, Marian

Marian Keyes was born in Limerick in 1963. Her books are Watermelon (1995); Lucy Sullivan is Getting Married (1996); Rachel’s Holiday (1998); Last Chance Saloon […]

Benedict Kiely

Kiely, Benedict

Benedict Kiely was born in 1919, near Dromore, Co Tyrone. His short stories collections include A Journey to the Seven Streams (London, Methuen 1963); A […]

David M. Kiely

Kiely, David M.

David M. Kiely was born in Dublin in 1949. He worked in advertising as an art director and copywriter before turning to book-authoring in 1993. […]

Kevin Kiely

Kiely, Kevin

Kevin Kiely was born in Co Down in 1953. His novels are Quintesse (Dublin, Co-Op Books, 1982/New York St Martin’s Press, 1985); Mere Mortals (Dublin, […]

Ger Killeen

Killeen, Ger

Ger Killeen was born in Limerick in 1960. His poetry collections are A Trace of Exaggeration (McKerns, 1985); Construction Ahead (Sparrow Press, [Sparrow Poverty Pamphlet […]

Claire Kilroy

Kilroy, Claire

Claire Kilroy was born in Dublin in 1973. Her novels are All Summer (London, Faber & Faber 2003); Tenderwire (Faber & Faber 2006/New York, Harvest […]

Thomas Kilroy

Kilroy, Thomas

Thomas Kilroy was born in 1934 in Callan, Co. Kilkenny. He has published a novel, The Big Chapel (London, Faber & Faber, 1971), which was […]

Noel King

King, Noel

Noel King was born in 1964 in Tralee, Co Kerry. His poetry collection are Prophesying the Past (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2010); and The […]

Thomas Kinsella

Kinsella, Thomas

Thomas Kinsella was born in Dublin in 1928. His many collections of poems include Poems (Dublin, The Dolmen Press, 1956); Another September (Dolmen, 1958); Downstream […]

Conor Kostick

Kostick, Conor

Conor Kostick is an historian and a writer of fiction for children and young adults. His fictional works are Epic (Dublin, O’Brien, 2004); Saga (O’Brien, […]

Chuck Kruger

Kruger, Chuck

Chuck Kruger, born in 1938, grew up in the Finger Lakes of upstate NY. His short story collections include Between A Rock (Cork, Bradshaw Books, […]

Anatoly Kudryavitsky

Kudryavitsky, Anatoly

Anatoly Kudryavitsky was born in Moscow in 1954. His father was of Polish origin; his mother was a daughter of an Irishman from South Co. […]