Ferdia Mac Anna

Mac Anna, Ferdia

Ferdia Mac Anna was born in Dublin in 1955. His novels are The Last of the High Kings (London, Viking, 1991); The Ship Inspector (Viking, […]

Seamas Mac Annaidh

Mac Annaidh, Seamas

Seamas Mac Annaidh born Dublin 1961, and grew up and was educated Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. His novels are Cuaifeach Mo Londubh Buí (Baila Átha Cliath, […]

Padraig Mac Fhearghusa

Mac Fhearghusa, Pádraig

Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa was born in Ballineen in West Cork. His collections are Faoi Léigear (Baile Átha Cliath, An Clóchomhar Tta.,1980); Mearcair (Baile Átha Cliath, […]

Seosamh Mac Grianna Mireanna Saoil

Mac Grianna, Seosamh

Seosamh Mac Grianna was born in Rannafast, Co. Donegal in 1901. His brother Séamus Ó Grianna was also a notable writer. Like his brother who […]

Liam Mac Uistin

Mac Uistin, Liam

Liam Mac Uistin was born in Dublin in 1938. His published work includes the novels Esperanza and Dordd (Báile Átha Cliath, Clóchomhar, 1994), for which […]

Catherine Phil MacCarthy

MacCarthy, Catherine Phil

Catherine Phil MacCarthy was born in 1954 in Crecora, Co. Limerick. Her collections are This Hour of the Tide (The Cliffs of Moher, Clare, Salmon […]

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MacDermott, Karl

Karl MacDermott was born in Galway. An occasional performer, he appeared in his own one -man comedy play ‘Memoirs of a Midget’ in The Peacock […]

Patrick MacGill

MacGill, Patrick

Patrick MacGill was born into a farming family near Glenties in the parish of Inishkeel, Co Donegal in 1889. When he was twelve years of […]

Thomas MacGreevy

MacGreevy, Thomas

Thomas MacGreevy was born in Tarbert, Co. Kerry, in 1893. His poetry collections include Poems (London, Heinemann, 1934 [ reprinted New York, The Viking Press, […]

Tom MacIntyre

MacIntyre, Tom

Tom MacIntyre was born in Cavan in 1931. A dual-language writer, his poetry collections include Blood Relations: Versions of Gaelic Poems of the Seventeeth and […]

Walter Macken

Macken, Walter

Walter Macken was born on May 3rd, 1915, in Galway. Originally an actor, principally with the Tadhbhearc in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre, he played […]

John MacKenna

MacKenna, John

John MacKenna was born in 1952 in Castledermot in Co Kildare. His short story collections include The Fallen and Other Stories (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, […]

Bernard MacLaverty

MacLaverty, Bernard

Bernard MacLaverty was born in Belfast in 1942. His novels include Lamb (London, Jonathan Cape 1980); Cal (London, Jonathan Cape, 1983); Grace Notes (London, Jonathan […]

Bryan MacMahon

MacMahon, Bryan

Bryan MacMahon was born in Listowel, Co Kerry in 1909. His plays include The Bugle in the Blood (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, 1949); The Song […]

Louis MacNeice

MacNeice, Louis

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in 1907, brought up in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim and educated in England. He studied Classics and Philosophy at […]

Marie MacSweeney

MacSweeney, Marie

Marie MacSweeney was born in Dublin of Kerry parents. Her poetry chapbooks are Mother Cecily’s Music Room (Belfast, Lapwing, 2005); Flying During the Hours of […]

Aodhan Madden

Madden, Aodhan

Aodhan Madden was born in Dublin. His plays for the stage include The Midnight Door (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage, 1983); The Dosshouse Waltz […]

Deirdre Madden

Madden, Deirdre

Deirdre Madden was born in 1960 in County Antrim. Her novels include Hidden Symptoms (London, Faber & Faber, 1988; USA, Atlantic Monthly Press, 1987); The […]

EdMadden

Madden, Ed

Ed Madden was born in Newport, Arkansas, in 1963. He now teaches at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. His first book of […]

Heno Magee

Magee, Heno

Heno Magee was born in Dublin in 1939. His plays include I’m Getting Out of This Kip (Dublin, The Peacock, Abbey Theatre, 1972); Hatchet (The […]

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Maguire, Aisling

Aisling Maguire was born in Dublin in 1958. Her short fiction has appeared in several anthologies, including Raven Introductions 4 (Dublin, Raven Arts Press, 1986); […]

John Maher

Maher, John

John Maher was born in Dublin in 1954. His stories are collected as The Coast of Malabar (Dublin, O’Brien Press, 1998). His novels as John […]

Derek Mahon

Mahon, Derek

Derek Mahon was born in Belfast in 1941. His poetry collections are Night-Crossing (UK, Oxford University Press, 1968); Lives (OUP,1972); The Snow Party (OUP, 1975); […]

Martin Malone

Malone, Martin

Martin Malone was born in Dublin. His novels are US (Dublin, Poolebeg, 2000); After Kafra (Poolebeg, 2001); The Broken Cedar (London, Scribner, 2003); and Moore’s […]

Mary Malone

Malone, Mary

Mary Malone was born in Cork. Her novels are Love Match (Dublin, Dodder Books, 2006); All You Need Is Love (Dodder Books, 2007); Never Tear […]

James Clarence Mangan

Mangan, James Clarence

James Clarence Mangan was born in Dublin on May 1st, 1803. He was the son of a former hedge-school teacher who later became a grocer. […]

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Manning, Mary

Mary Manning (also known as Mary Manning Howe) was born in Dublin in 1905 and went to drama school in London when she was sixteen. […]

Aoife Mannix

Mannix, Aoife

Aoife Mannix was born in Stockholm of Irish parents, and grew up in Dublin, Ottawa and New York. A former editor for the BBC’s Holby […]

David Marcus

Marcus, David

David Marcus was born in Cork in 1924. With Terence Smith and SJ White, he edited Irish Writing from 1946-54. He also edited Poetry Ireland, […]

Emer Martin

Martin, Emer

Emer Martin was born in Dublin in 1968. Her novels are Breakfast In Babylon (Dublin, Wolfhound, 1995/New York, Houghton Mifflin, 1997); More Bread Or I’ll […]

Aidan Mathews

Mathews, Aidan

Aidan Mathews (var. Aidan Carl Mathews) was born in 1956 in Dublin. His poetry collections include Windfalls (Dublin, The Dolmen Press, 1977); Minding Ruth (Loughcrew, […]

Tom Mathews

Mathews, Tom

Tom Mathews was born in Dublin in 1952. His poetry collections are The Owl and the Pussycat (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2009); and No Return Game […]

Caitlin Maude

Maude, Caitlín

Caitlín Maude was born in Casla in the Connemara Gaeltacht (Irish-speaking area) in 1942. Her poetry collections include Caitlín Maude, Dánta, ed. Ciar&aacuten Ó Coigligh […]

Hugh Maxton

Maxton, Hugh (McCormack, W.J.)

Hugh Maxton (pseudonym of W.J. McCormack) was born near Aughrim in Co Wicklow in 1947. He lived intermittently in Hungary over a period of ten […]

J Ardle McCardle

McArdle, J. Ardle

J. Ardle McArdle was born in Dublin in 1934 and grew up in Monaghan. He published two novels, Closing Time (Dublin, Co-Op Books, 1982); and […]

James j McAuley

McAuley, James J.

James J. McAuley was born in Dublin in 1936. His first collection was Observations, published in 1960. Since then his collections have included A New […]

John McAuliffe

McAuliffe, John

John McAuliffe was born in 1973 and grew up in Listowel, County Kerry. His collections are A Better Life (Loughcrew, Co Meath, The Gallery Press, […]

Joan McBreen

McBreen, Joan

Joan McBreen was born in Sligo. Her poetry collections are The Wind Beyond The Wall (Oregon, USA, Story Line Press, 1990); A Walled Garden in […]

Eimear McBride

McBride, Eimear

Eimear McBride was born in Liverpool but moved to Ireland with her family when she was three. She grew up in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo and […]

Eugene McCabe

McCabe, Eugene

Eugene McCabe was born in Glasgow in July 1930 of Irish parents. His published plays for stage include King of the Castle (Dublin, The Gallery […]

James McCabe

McCabe, James

James McCabe was born in Dublin in 1966. His poems are collected as The White Battlefield of Silence (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1999). He has […]

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McCabe, Patrick

Patrick McCabe was born in Clones, Co Monaghan in 1955. He has published a children’s story, The Adventures of Shay Mouse (Dublin, Raven Arts Press, […]

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McCann, Colum

Colum McCann was born in Dublin in 1965. His stories include Fishing the Sloe Black River (London, Pheonix House, 1994/ New York, Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt […]

Thomas McCarthy

McCarthy, Thomas

Thomas McCarthy was born in Cappoquin, Co Waterford in 1954. His poetry collections nclude The First Convention ( Dublin, The Dolmen Press, 1978); The Sorrow-Garden […]

Molly McCloskey

McCloskey, Molly

Molly McCloskey was born in 1964 in Philadelphia, and moved to Ireland in 1989. She has published the collection of short stories, Solomon’s Seal (London, […]

Mike McCormack

McCormack, Mike

Mike McCormack was born in London in 1965, but grew up in Co Mayo. His stories are collected as Getting it in the Head (London, […]

Kathleen McCracken

McCracken, Kathleen

Kathleen McCracken was born in Dundalk, Ontario, in 1960. Her collections include Blue Light, Bay and College (Newcastle, Ontario, Penumbra Press, 1991), which was shortlisted […]

Martin McDonagh

McDonagh, Martin

Martin McDonagh was born in London in 1971 to expatriate Irish parents. His plays include The Beauty Queen of Leenane (The Abbey, Peacock Stage, Dublin, […]

Terry McDonagh

McDonagh, Terry

Terry McDonagh was born in Cill Aodáin, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo in 1946. His plays include The Dark Side of a Dream; Anything for a Fiver; […]

Peter McDonald

McDonald, Peter

Peter McDonald was born in Belfast in 1962. His collections are Biting the Wax (Newcastle upon Tyne [now Tarset, Northumberland]Bloodaxe Books, 1989); Adam’s Dream (Bloodaxe, […]

Hugh McFadden

McFadden, Hugh

Hugh McFadden was born in Derry. His collections are City of Mirrors (Dublin, Beaver Row Press, 1985); Pieces of Time (Belfast, Lapwing Press, 2004); Selected […]

Roy McFadden

McFadden, Roy

Roy McFadden was born in Belfast in 1921 and was educated at Queen’s University Belfast. He thereafter worked in the legal profession. His first poetry […]

John McGahern

McGahern, John

John McGahern was born in Dublin in 1934, but moved to Leitrim as a child. His novels are The Barracks (London, Faber & Faber, 1963); […]

Patrick McGinley Bogmail

McGinley, Patrick

Patrick McGinley was born in Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal in 1937. His novels include Bogmail (London, Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1978); Goosefoot (London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, […]

Afric McGlinchey

McGlinchey, Afric

Afric McGlinchey was born in Ireland. Her debut collection is The Lucky Star of Hidden Things (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2012). She grew up […]

Thomas McGonigle

McGonigle, Thomas

Thomas McGonigle was born of Donegal ancestry in Patchogue, Long Island, New York in 1944, and has had a deep connection with Ireland since 1964. […]

Iggy McGovern

McGovern, Iggy

Iggy McGovern was born in Coleraine. His collections are The King of Suburbia (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2005); and Safe House (Dedalus Press, 2010). He is […]

Sean McGrady

McGrady, Seán

Seán McGrady was born in Belfast in 1955. His novel is The Backslider (Ann Arbor, MI, Dzanc Books, 2012). Formerly a university lecturer in philosophy […]

Eamonn McGrath

McGrath, Eamonn

Eamonn McGrath was born in Wexford in 1929. His novels are Honour Thy Father (Dublin, Figgis,1970 / New York, Herder & Herder, 1972 (as The […]

Medbh McGuckian

McGuckian, Medbh

Medbh McGuckian was born in Belfast in 1950. Her collections of poetry include The Flower Master (1982, Oxford University Press, republished by Loughcrew, The Gallery […]

Frank McGuinness

McGuinness, Frank

Frank McGuinness was born in Buncrana, Co Donegal, in 1953. His plays include The Factory Girls (1982); Baglady/Ladybag (1985); Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching […]

Lisa McInerney

McInerney, Lisa

Lisa McInerney was born in Gort, County Galway, 1981. Her stories have been published in The Long Gaze Back:an anthology of Irish women writers, edited […]

Hazel McIntyre

McIntyre, Hazel

Hazel McIntyre was born in Donegal in 1946. Her novels include Lament In The Wind (Moran Publications, 1998); For Love of Mary Kate (Moran Publications, […]

Christina McKenna

McKenna, Christina

Christina McKenna was born in Draperstown, County Derry. She graduated in Fine Art and English and exhibited as a painter before becoming a writer. Her […]

Belinda McKeon

McKeon, Belinda

Belinda McKeon was born in Longford in 1979. Her novels are Solace (London, Picador/New York, Scribner, 2011), which won the 2011 Bord Gáis Energy Irish […]

Ethna McKiernan

McKiernan, Ethna

Ethna McKiernan is a Minnesota writer with strong Irish connections, including a year’s stay in Dublin as a child and over 50 trips back since. […]

McKinney, Blánaid

Blánaid McKinney was born in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, in 1961. She has published one short story collection, Big Mouth (London, Pheonix House, 2000); and a […]

Nicholas McLachlan

McLachlan, Nicholas

Nicholas McLachlan was born in Dublin. His debut collection is The Rain Barrel (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2015). After a long career as an […]

McLaughlin, Thomas

Thomas McLaughlin was born in Belfast and studied acting at the Portland [Oregon] Conservatory Theatre. His stage plays include Cross-Country (co-author, New York, 1981); Let’s […]

Michael McLaverty

McLaverty, Michael

Michael McLaverty was born in July, 1904, at Carrrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, and was partly raised on Rathlin Island, Co. Antrim, before moving to Belfast, where […]

David McLoghlin

McLoghlin, David

David McLoghlin was born in Dublin in 1972, and studied at University College Dublin, where he was awarded First-class honours for his Master’s thesis on […]

Nigel McLoughlin

McLoughlin, Nigel

Nigel McLoughlin was born in Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, in 1968. His collections are At The Waters’ Clearing (Flambard Press/Black Mountain Press, 2001); Songs for No […]

McMonagle, Alan

Alan McMonagle was born in Sligo and grew up in Longford. His first collection of short stories is Liar, Liar (Wordsonthestreet Press, October 2008). His […]

Eoin McNamee

McNamee, Eoin

Eoin McNamee was born in Kilkeel, Co Down, in 1961. He has written two novellas, The Last of Deeds, (Raven Arts Press, Dublin),which was shortlisted […]

Ted McNulty

McNulty, Ted

Ted McNulty, was born in New York, of Irish parents from counties Cavan and Clare. A one-time news reporter and university lecturer, he began writing […]

Conor McPherson

McPherson, Conor

Conor McPherson (var. MacPherson) was born in Dublin in 1970. His plays include Rum and Vodka (Dublin, City Arts Centre, 1994); This Lime Tree Bower […]

George mcWhirter

McWhirter, George

George McWhirter was born in Belfast in 1939 and left to live in Spain in 1965. His poetry collections include Catalan Poems (Ottawa, Oberon Press, […]

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Medbh, Máighréad

Máighréad Medbh was born in Newcastlewest, Co Limerick, in 1959. Her collections are: The Making of a Pagan (Belfast, Blackstaff Press, 1990); Tenant (The Cliffs […]

Paula Meehan

Meehan, Paula

Paula Meehan was born in Dublin in 1955. Her poetry collections include Return and No Blame (Dublin, Beaver Row, 1984); Reading the Sky (Beaver Row, […]

O.R. Melling

Melling, O.R.

O.R. Melling (pseud. of Geraldine Valerie Whelan) aka Orla Melling, was born in Bray, Co Wicklow, but her family emigrated to Toronto when she was […]

Maire Mhac an tSaoi

Mhac an tSaoi, Máire

Máire Mhac an tSaoi was born in Dublin in 1922. Her main collections are: Margadh na Saoire (1956); Codladh an Ghaiscigh (1973); An Galar Dubhach […]

Susan Millar Dumars

Millar DuMars, Susan

Susan Millar DuMars was born in Philadelphia in 1966. The first full collection of her poetry is Big Pink Umbrella (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, […]

Cormac Millar

Millar, Cormac

Cormac Millar is the pen name of Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin, who was born in Cork in 1950 and teaches Italian at Trinity College Dublin. Apart […]

Sam Millar

Millar, Sam

Sam Millar was born in Belfast in 1955. He novels are Dark Souls (Galway, Wynkin deWorde, 2003); Redemption Factory (Dingle, Brandon / Mount Eagle Publications, […]

Billy Mills

Mills, Billy

Billy Mills was born in Dublin in 1954. His publications include Genesis and Home (hardPressed Poetry, 1985); On First Looking into Lorine Niedecker (hardPressed Poetry […]

Geraldine Mills

Mills, Geraldine

Geraldine Mills was born in Galway. Her poetry collections are Unearthing Your Own (Cork, Bradshaw Books, 2001; Toil the Dark Harvest (Cork, Bradshaw Books, 2004); […]

Lia Mills

Mills, Lia

Lia Mills was born in Dublin. Her novels are Another Alice (Dublin, Poolbeg, 1996); Nothing Simple (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2005); and Fallen (Penguin Ireland, 2014). […]

Gary Mitchell

Mitchell, Gary

Gary Mitchell was born in Rathcoole, North Belfast in 1965. In 1990 his first radio play won a BBC Radio 4 Young Playwrights Festival Award, […]

Geraldine Mitchell

Mitchell, Geraldine

Geraldine Mitchell was born in Dublin and lived for many years in France, Algeria and Spain. Her first collection of poems is World Without Maps […]

Judith Mok

Mok, Judith

Judith Mok was born in Bergen in the Netherlands. A distinguished classical singer and recording artist, her poetry includes Sterkwater Ambo (De Prom,1985); Materiaal Ambo […]

Frances Molloy

Molloy, Frances

Frances Molloy was born in Derry in 1947. She left school at fifteen and was a nun for a time, before moving to Lancaster, England. […]

M.J. Molloy

Molloy, M.J.

M.J. Molloy was born in Co Galway in 1917. Nine of his plays premiered at the Abbey Theatre, one in the Gaeity Theatre, and one […]

Alan Monaghan

Monaghan, Alan

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Alan Monaghan was born in Dublin in 1980. His novels are The Soldier’s Song (London, Pan MacMillan, 2010); The Soldier’s Return (Pan MacMillan, 2011); and […]

Monaghan, Sean

Sean Monaghan was born in Dublin in 1970. His novels are Plus Ultra (Dublin, Poolbeg Press, 2000) and Planned Accidents (Poolbeg Press, 2001). He lives […]

Noel Monahan

Monahan, Noel

Noel Monahan was born in Granard, Co Longford. His collections are Opposite Walls (Galway, Salmon Poetry, 1991); Snowfire (Salmon Poetry, 1995); Curse of the Birds […]

John Montague

Montague, John

John Montague was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1929 and reared on the family farm in Co Tyrone. His poetry includes Forms of Exile […]

Mary Montague

Montague, Mary

Mary Montague was born in Enniskillen in 1964, reared in Ederney, Co Fermanagh. and studied Genetics and Zoology at Queen’s University, Belfast. Her collections are […]

Martin Mooney

Mooney, Martin

Martin Mooney was born in Belfast 1964. His collections include Grub (Belfast, Blackstaff Press, 1993), which won the 1994 Brendan Behan Memorial Award; and Rasputin […]

Matt Mooney

Mooney, Matt

Matt Mooney. Courtesy of the author[/caption]Matt Mooney was born in Kilchreest, Co Galway in 1943. His poetry collections are Droving (Listowel, Matt Mooney, 2003); Falling […]

Moore, Alan

Alan Moore was born in 1960 in Dublin. His collections are Opia (London, Anvil Press, 1986), which was a Poetry Book Society Choice; and How […]

Alan Jude Moore

Moore, Alan Jude

Alan Jude Moore was born in Dublin in 1973. His collections are Black State Cars (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2004); Lost Republics (Salmon Poetry, […]

Brian Moore

Moore, Brian

Brian Moore was born in Belfast in 1921. He wrote several early novels under the pseudonyms Bernard Mara and Michael Byan, including Wreath for a […]

George Moore

Moore, George

George Augustus Moore was born on February 24, 1852 in County Mayo. His collections of stories include In Single Strictness (London, Heinemann, 1922/ New York, […]

Patrick Moran

Moran, Patrick

Patrick Moran was born in Tipperary. His collections of poetry are The Stubble Fields (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2001), Green (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2008); […]

Steven Moran

Moran, Stephen

Stephen Moran was born in Dublin in 1954. His first book is a short story collection, The London Silence (Pretend Genius Press, 2004). He is […]

Tom Morgan

Morgan, Tom

Tom Morgan was born in Belfast in 1943. His collections are The Rat-Diviner (Dublin, Beaver Row Press, 1987); Nan of the Falls Rd Curfew (Beaver […]

John Moriarty

Moriarty, John

John Moriarty was born in Kerry in 1938. Sometime gardener, lecturer and broadcaster, in 1997 he hosted the RTÉ television series, The Blackbird and the […]

Sinéad Moriarty

Moriarty, Sinéad

Sinéad Moriarty was born in Dublin. Her novels are Baby Trail (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2004/New York, Atria, 2005), which has been translated into twenty languages; […]

Danny Morrison

Morrison, Danny

Danny Morrison was born in Belfast 1953. His novels are West Belfast (Cork, Mercier Press,1989); On The Back Of The Swallow (Mercier Press, 1994); and […]

Sinéad Morrissey

Morrissey, Sinéad

Sinéad Morrissey was born in Portadown in 1972. Her collections are There Was Fire in Vancouver (Manchester, Carcanet Press, 1996); Between Here and There (Carcanet, […]

Mary Morrisy

Morrissy, Mary

Mary Morrissy was born in Dublin in 1957. She has published one collection of short stories, A Lazy Eye (London, Jonathan Cape/ New York, Scribner, […]

Gina Moxley

Moxley, Gina

Gina Moxley was born in Cork where she studied painting at the Crawford School of Art. Her plays are Danti-Dan (Dublin, The Project/London, Hampstead Theatre, […]

Paul Muldoon

Muldoon, Paul

Paul Muldoon was born in Co Armagh in 1951. His main works are New Weather (London: Faber & Faber, 1973); Mules (Faber & Faber and […]

Helena Mulkerns

Mulkerns, Helena

Helena Mulkerns was born in Dublin and has lived abroad for much of her adult life. Her first story collection is Ferenji and Other Stories […]

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Mulkerns, Val

Val Mulkerns was born in Dublin in 1925. Her novels include A Time Outworn (London, Chatto and Windus, 1951/New York,The Devin-Adair Company, 1952); A Peacock […]

Pat Mullan

Mullan, Pat

Pat Mullan was born in County Derry in 1939. His book of poetry and other writings, Childhood Hills, was published by Barnes & Noble/iUniverse (USA, […]

Iris Murdoch

Murdoch, Iris

Jean Iris Murdoch was born at 59 Blessington Street in Dublin, in 1919. Following the Irish War of Independence, the family moved to Chiswick, near […]

Aidan Murphy

Murphy, Aidan

Aidan Murphy was born in Cork in 1952. His poetry collections are The Restless Factor (Dublin, Raven Arts Press, 1985); The Way the Money Goes […]

David Murphy

Murphy, David

David Murphy was born in Cork. A science-fiction writer, his first collection of stories was published as Lost Notes (Aeon Press, Dublin, 2004), which won […]

Dervla Murphy

Murphy, Dervla

Dervla Murphy was born in Lismore, Co Waterford, in 1931. Her published works include Full Tilt. Ireland to India with a Bicycle (London, John Murray […]

Gerry Murphy

Murphy, Gerry

Gerry Murphy was born in Cork City in 1952. His collections are A Small Fat Boy Walking Backwards (Cork, Commons Press, 1988, Three Spires Press, […]

Jimmy Murphy

Murphy, Jimmy

Jimmy Murphy was born in Dublin. His stage plays include Brothers of the Brush (Dublin, The Peacock, Dublin Theatre Festival 1993), which was awarded best […]

Marian Murphy

Murphy, Marian

Marian Murphy was born in Limerick and grew up in Dublin. Her novels are Take 2 (Dublin, Poolbeg, 2000); Millions! (Poolbeg, 2001); and Making It […]

Paul Murphy

Murphy, Michael

Michael Murphy was born in Liverpool in 1965. His poetry collections are After Attila (Nottingham, Shoestring Press, 1998), Elsewhere (Shoestring Press, 2003), and Allotments (Shoestring […]

Murphy, Paul

Paul Murphy was born in Belfast in 1965. He has published one collection, In the Luxembourg Gardens (Salzburg, Poetry Salzburg, 1992), and T.S. Eliot’s Postmodernist […]

Peter Murphy

Murphy, Peter

Peter Murphy was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, 1968 His novels are John the Revelator (London, Faber & Faber/New York, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009), which […]

Richard Murphy

Murphy, Richard

Richard Murphy was born in Mayo in 1927. His poetry collections include The Archaeology of Love (Dolmen, 1955); Sailing to an Island (Faber, 1963); The […]

Tom Murphy

Murphy, Tom

Tom Murphy was born in Tuam, Co Galway, in 1935. His works have been performed and broadcast widely in Europe and the US. He has […]

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Murray, Christine

Christine Murray’s chapbooks are Three Red Things (Smithereens Press, 2013); and Signature (Bone Orchard Press, 2014). Her collections are Cycles (Lapwing Press, 2013); and She […]