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Patrick Taylor 0

Taylor, Patrick

Patrick Taylor was born in 1941 and brought up in Bangor, Co. Down. His works of fiction include a short story collection, Only Wounded: Ulster Stories(Key Porter, 1997). His novels are Pray for Us...

Kate Thompson 0

Thompson, Kate

Kate Thompson was born in Halifax, Yorkshire, in 1956. She has published one collection of poetry, There is Something (USA, The Signpost Press/Galway, Salmon Poetry, 1992); and three adult novels, Down Among the Gods...

Neville Thompson 0

Thompson, Neville

Neville Thompson was born in Ballyfermot, Dublin, in 1961. His novels include loves Johnser OK? (Dublin, Poolbeg 1997); Two Birds/One Stoned (Dublin: Poolbeg 1999); Have Ye No Homes to Go To? (Poolebeg, 1999); Mama’s...

Bill Tinsley 0

Tinley, Bill

Bill Tinley was born in Chicago in 1965, and moved with his family to Wicklow in 1970. He received the Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Award in 1996. His poems are collected as Grace (New Island...

ColmToibin_raptoresquire 0

Tóibín, Colm

Colm Tóibín was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford in 1955. His novels are The South (London, Serpent’s Tail, 1990; New York, Viking, 1991); The Heather Blazing (London, Picador, 1992; New York, Viking, 1993); The...

Edward Toman 0

Toman, Edward

Edward Toman was born in Northern Ireland, where he was one of the founders of the civil rights movement in the province in the late sixties. His novels are Shambles Corner (London, Flamingo, 1993);...

Honor Tracy 0

Tracy, Honor

Honor Lilbush Wingfield Tracy was born in Suffolk, England, in 1913. Her novels include The Straight and Narrow Path (London, Methuen / New York, Random House 1958); A Number of Things (Methuen / Random...

Shaun Traynor 0

Traynor, Shaun

Shaun Traynor was born in Aghadowey, County Derry, in 1941. His poetry collections include The Hardening Ground (London, Martin, Brian & O’Keeffe, 1974); and Images in Winter (Martin Brian & O’Keeffe, 1979). He has...

Peter Berresford Ellis 0

Tremayne, Peter (Berresford Ellis, Peter)

Peter Tremayne is the fiction-writing pseudonym of the Celtic scholar and author Peter Berresford Ellis. He was born in Coventry, Warwickshire, in England, on March 10, 1943. His father was a Cork-born journalist who...

William Trevor 0

Trevor, William

William Trevor (birth name William Trevor Cox) was born in Mitchelstown Co Cork in 1928. His novels include The Old Boys (London, The Bodley Head, 1964), which won The Hawthornden Prize; The Boarding House...

Una Troy 0

Troy, Una

Una Troy was born in 1910 in Fermoy, Co Cork. She began her writing career under the name of Elizabeth Connor, and her novels from this period are Mount Prospect (London, Methuen, 1936/US, No...

Matthew Tully 0

Tully, Matthew

Matthew Tully was born to Irish parents in New York City in 1971 and spent his childhood in Carrickmacross before returning to the United States at age 13. His first novel is The Chimera...

Nesta Tuomey 0

Tuomey, Nesta

Nesta Tuomey was born in Dublin. Her novels are Up Up and Away (Cork, Emperor Publishing, 1995); and Like One Of The Family (Dingle, Mount Eagle, 1999). Her plays, documentaries and short stories have...

Katherine Tynan 0

Tynan, Katherine

Katharine Tynan was born at Whitehall, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin in 1861. She published many poetry collections include Louise de la Valliere and Other Poems (London, Kegan, Paul Trench, & Co., 1885); Shamrocks (Kegan, Paul...

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