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Annemarie Neary 0

Neary, Annemarie

Annemarie Neary was born in Co. Down. Her debut novel is A Parachute in the Lime Tree (Dublin, The History Press Ireland, 2012). Short story awards include the Bryan MacMahon award (Listowel Writers’ Week),...

Joan Newmann 0

Newmann, Joan

Joan Newmann was born in 1942. Originally from County Armagh, she was a member of the Philip Hobsbaum Belfast Group – which included James Simmons and Seamus Heaney – which was at the centre...

Kate Newmann 2

Newmann, Kate

Kate Newmann was born in Co Down in 1965. Her poetry collection is The Blind Woman in the Blue House (Kilcar, Co Donegal, Summer Palace Press, 2001); and with Joan Newmann, Belongings (Galway, Arlen...

Clair_Ni_Aonghusa 0

Ní Aonghusa, Cláir

Cláir Ní Aonghusa was born in Dublin in 1953. Her novels are Four Houses & A Marriage (Dublin, Poolbeg, 1997); and Civil and Strange (New York, Houghton Mifflin Company, 2008/Penguin Ireland, 2009). She lives...

Caitriona Ní Chlerichín 0

Ní Chléirchín, Caitríona

Caitríona Ní Chléirchín is from Emyvale in Co Monaghan. Her first collection is Crithloinnir (Baile Átha Cliath, Coscéim, 2010), which won first prize in the Oireachtas competition for new writers 2010. She is an...

Nuala Ní Chonchúir 0

Ní Chonchúir, Nuala

Nuala Ní Chonchúir was born in Dublin in 1970. Her poetry collections are Tatoo : Tatú (Galway, Arlen House, 2007, previously collected as Molly’s Daughter, in ¡DIVAS! Series (Galway, Arlen House, 2003); Portrait of...

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin 0

Ní Chuilleanáin, Eiléan

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin was born in Cork in 1942. Her poetry collections are Acts and Monuments (Dublin, The Gallery Press, 1972); Site of Ambush (The Gallery Press, 1975); Cork (The Gallery Press, 1977); The...

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill 0

Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala

Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill was born in Lancashire in 1952, of Irish parents, and was brought up in the Dingle Gaeltacht and in Nenagh, Co Tipperary. Her collections include An Dealg Droighin (Cork, Mercier Press...

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne 0

Ní Dhuibhne, Éilís

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne was born in Dublin in 1954. Her novels are The Bray House (Dublin, Attic Press, 1990); Singles (Dublin, Attic Press, 1992); The Dancers Dancing (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, 1999/London Headline Review,...

Colette Ní Ghallchóir 0

Ní Ghallchóir, Colette

Colette Ní Ghallchóir was born in the Donegal Gaeltacht in 1950. She has published Idir dhá Ghleann (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1999); and An Chéad Chló (Gallimh, Cló Iar Chonnachta). A primary teacher, she...

Áine Ní Ghlinn 0

Ní Ghlinn, Áine

Áine Ní Ghlinn was born in Co Tipperary in 1955. She has published three collections: An Chéim Bhriste (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1984); Gardín Pharthais (Coiscéim, 1988); and Deora Nár Caoineadh/Unshed Tears (Dublin, The...

nighrada 0

Ní Ghráda, Máiréad

Máiréad Ní Ghráda was born in 1896 in Kilmaley, Co Clare. A member of Cumann na mBan, the women’s division of the Irish Volunteers, she was secretary to Ernest Blythe during the period of...

Doireann ní Ghriofa 0

Ní Ghríofa, Doireann

Doireann Ní Ghríofa was born in Galway in 1981, and grew up in County Clare. Her collections are Résheoid (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim 2011); and Dúlasair (Coiscéim 2012). She publishes poetry in both Irish...

Bríd Ní Mhóráin 1

Ní Mhóráin, Bríd

Bríd Ní Mhóráin was born in Newmarket, Co Cork. Her poetry collections are Ceiliúradh Cré (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1992); Fé Bhrat Bhride (An Daingean, An Sagart, 2002); and Siolta an Iomais (Gallimh, Clo...

Colette Nic Aodha 0

Nic Aodha, Colette

Colette Nic Aodha was born in Shrule, Co. Mayo in 1967.Colette Nic Aodha A writer in both Irish and English, her poetry collections are Baill Seirce (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1998); Faoi Chrann Cnó...

Christopher Nolan 0

Nolan, Christopher

Christopher Nolan was born in 1965, and grew up in Dublin, overcoming cerebral palsy to write. He has published one collection of poems, Dam-burst of Dreams (London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1981). His autobiography, Under...

Mary Noonan 0

Noonan, Mary

Mary Noonan was born in London, but grew up in Cork. Her debut collection of poems is The Fado House (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2012). In 2007, she was selected to take part in the...

Alison Norrington 0

Norrington, Alison

Alison Norrington was born in Brentwood, in Essex, UK, to a Wexford family. Her novels are Class Act (Dublin, Poolbeg, 2003); Look Before You Leap (Poolbeg 2004); and Three of a Kind (Poolbeg, 2005)....

haiku spirit 0

Norton, Jim

Jim Norton was born in Dublin in 1947. He established HAIKU SPIRIT, Ireland’s international journal of haiku in 1992, and was its editor until 1997. He was a prize-winner in the Peterloo Poets Competition...