Category: r

Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan 0

Fitzgerald Ryan, Hugh

Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan was born in Dublin. His novels are The Kybe (Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1983); Reprisal (Wolfhound Press, 1989); On Borrowed Ground (Wolfhound Press, 1993); Ancestral Voices (Wolfhound Press/ Virginia, USA, Vandamere Press,...

Billy Ramsell 0

Ramsell, Billy

Billy Ramsell was born in Cork in 1977. His first collection is Complicated Pleasures (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2007). Shortlisted in 2005 for a Hennessy award, he lives in Cork. Billy Ramsell at Dedalus Press...

John Redmond 0

Redmond, John

John Redmond was born in Dublin in 1967. His collections are Thumb’s Width (Manchester, Carcanet Press, 2001); and MUDe (Carcanet, 2008). His non-fiction is How to Write a Poem (Oxford, Blackwell, 2005); and Poetry...

Nell Regan 0

Regan, Nell

Nell Regan was born in London and grew up in Dublin. Her collections are Preparing for Spring (Galway, Arlen House, 2007/New York, Syracuse University Press, 2008); and Bound for Home (Arlen House, 2011). She...

Ger Reidy 0

Reidy, Gerard

Gerard Reidy was born in Co Mayo. His collection is Pictures from a Reservation (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1998). He has won numerous national poetry competitions including The Allingham Prize. He lives in Westport,...

Rice, Adrian 0

Rice, Adrian

Adrian Rice was born in Belfast in 1958. His first sequence of poems appeared in Muck Island, a collaboration with the artist Ross Wilson. Copies of this limited edition box set are in the...

Keith Ridgeway 0

Ridgway, Keith

Keith Ridgway was born in Dublin in 1965. He has published a collection of short stories, Standard Time (Faber & Faber, 2001); a novella, Horses (London, Faber & Faber, 1997}; and the novels The...

Floods 0

Riordan, Maurice

Maurice Riordan was born in Lisgoold, Co Cork, in 1953. His collections are A Word from the Loki (London, Faber and Faber, 1995), which was a Poetry Book Society Choice; Floods (Faber & Faber,...

Billy Roche 0

Roche, Billy

Billy Roche was born in Wexford in 1949. He was for many years a singer, fronting his own band, The Roach Band. Best known as a dramatist, he has published one novel, Tumbling Down...

Ethel Rohan 0

Rohan, Ethel

Ethel Rohan was born in Dublin. Her story collection is Cut Through the Bone (Seattle, WA, Dark Sky Books, 2010), which was long listed for The Story Prize. She has also published the chapbook...

The Men Who Loved Evelyn Cotton 0

Ronan, Frank

Frank Ronan was born in New Ross, Co Wexford in 1963. His first novel, The Man Who Loved Evelyn Cotton (London, Bloomsbury, 1989), received the Irish Times/Aer Lingus Irish Literature Prize. His subsequent novels...

Aidan Rooney 0

Rooney, Aidan

Aidan Rooney (var. Aidan Rooney-Cespedes) was born in Monaghan in 1965. His collections are (as Aidan Rooney-Cespedes) Day Release (Oldcastle, Co Meath, The Gallery Press, 2000); and (as Aidan Rooney), Tightrope (the Gallery Press,...

Mark Roper 0

Roper, Mark

Mark Roper was born in England in 1951, and moved to Ireland in 1980, His poetry collections include The Hen Ark (Calstock, Cornwall, Peterloo Poets 1990/ Galway, Salmon Publishing, 1991), which won the 1992...

Gabriel Rosenstock 0

Rosenstock, Gabriel

Gabriel Rosenstock was born in Kilfinane, Co Limerick in 1949. He writes primarily in Irish and is the author or translator of over one hundred books. His poetry collections include Susanne sa seomra folctha...

Orna Ross 0

Ross, Orna

Orna Ross was born Aine McCarthy in Waterford in 1960 and grew up in Co Wexford. Her novels are Lovers Hollow (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2004); and Dance in Time (Penguin Ireland, 2008), both of...

rosemarierowley 0

Rowley, Rosemarie

Rosemarie Rowley was born in Dublin in 1942. Her poetry publications include The Broken Pledge (Dublin, Tallaght, 1985); The Sea of Affliction (Dublin, Rowan Tree Press, 1987); Flight into Reality (Rowan Tree Press, 1989),...

Mary Russell 0

Russell, Mary

Mary Russell was born in Dublin. Her books are The Blessings of a Good Thick Skirt (London, Harper Collins, 1986); Please Don’t Call it Soviet Georgia (London, Serpents Tail, 1991); and Journeys of a...

James Ryan 0

Ryan, James

James Ryan grew up in Co Laois. His novels are Home from England (London, Pheonix House, 1995); Dismantling Mr Doyle (Pheonix House, 1997); Seeds of Doubt (London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2001); and South of...

Liz Ryan 0

Ryan, Liz

Liz Ryan was born in Dublin. Her novels include Blood Lines (London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1995/New York, St Martin’s Press, 1995, translated as Rukkehr nach Ashamber, Berlin, Rowholt Taschenbuch Verlag, 2006); A Note of...

Oran Ryan 0

Ryan, Oran

Oran Ryan was born in Dublin. His novels are The Death of Finn (Dublin, Seven Towers, 2006); Ten Short Novels by Arthur Kruger (Seven Towers 2006); and One Inch Punch (Seven Towers, 2012). His...