Breda Wall Ryan

Wall Ryan, Breda

Breda Wall Ryan grew up on a farm in Co Waterford. Her poetry and fiction have been published widely. A Pushcart and Forward Prize nominee, […]

Drucilla Wall

Wall, Drucilla

Drucilla Wall (aka Drucilla Wall Mims) was born in Chicago and raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her first collection is The Geese at the Gates (Cliffs […]

Eamonn Wall

Wall, Eamonn

Eamonn Wall was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford in 1955. He has published two chapbooks, The Tame Goose (New York, The Hale Press, 1990); and […]

Mervyn Wall

Wall, Mervyn

Mervyn Wall was born in Dublin in 1908. His main works include the novels The Unfortunate Fursey (London, the Pilot Press, 1946/New York, Crown Publishers, […]

William Wall

Wall, William

William Wall was born in Cork in 1955. His poetry collections are Mathematics & Other Poems* (Collins Press 1997), which won The Patrick Kavanagh Award […]

Catherine Walsh

Walsh, Catherine

Catherine Walsh was born in Dublin in 1964. Her poetry includes Macula (Dublin, Red Wheelbarrow Press, 1986); The Ca Pater Pillar Thing and More Besides […]

John Walsh

Walsh, John

John Walsh was born in Derry in 1950. His poetry collections are Johnny tell Them (Derry, Guildhall Press, 2006); Love’s Enterprise Zone (Connemara, Doire Press, […]

Walsh, Michael

Michael Walsh was born at Ben of Fore, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath. His poetry collections are Brown Earth and Green ([with a foreword by Katherine Tynan] […]

Ian Watson

Watson, Ian

Ian Watson was born in Greenisland, Co. Antrim in 1946. His poetry collections are Kurzpass-Spiel (Bremen/Boston, Kellner Verlag, 2011), a German-language collection of poems and […]

Eugene Watters

Watters, Eugene

Eugene Watters/Eoghan Ó Tuairisc was born in Ballinasloe, Co Galway in 1919. He received a Masters Degree in English Literature and Language from UCD. He […]

thony Weir

Weir, Anthony

Anthony Weir was born in 1941. His publications include Tide and Undertow (translations of poetry) (Belfast, Blackstaff Press, 1975); Early Ireland: A Field Guide (Blackstaff […]

Grace Wells

Wells, Grace

Grace Wells was born in London in 1968. Her books for children include Gyrfalcon (Dublin, O’Brien Press, 2002), which won won the Eilis Dillon Best […]

David Wheatley

Wheatley, David

David Wheatley was born in Dublin in 1970. His collections are Thirst (Loughcrew, The Gallery Press, 1997), which won The Rooney Prize in 1998; Misery […]

Fergus Whelan

Whelan, Fergus

Fergus Whelan was born in Dublin in 1955. An historian with a focus on the history of radicalism, Protestant Dissent and the United Irishmen, his […]

Gerard Whelan

Whelan, Gerard

Gerard Whelan was born in Enniscorthy, County Wexford. He is the author of several books for children and is a multiple award-winner. The Guns of […]

Victoria White

White, Victoria

Victoria White was born in Dublin in 1962. Her collection of short stories, Raving Autumn, was published by Poolebeg, Dublin, in 1990. Her non-fiction includes […]

Oscar Wilde, portrait by Napoleon Sarony

Wilde, Oscar

Oscar Wilde was born in Westland Row, Dublin on October 16th, 1854 to an eminent surgeon, William Wilde and the famous nationalist poet, Lady Jane […]

Pretending, by Caroline Williams

Williams, Caroline

Caroline Williams was born in Co. Clare in 1966. Her first novel is Pretending (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2006). In the 1990s, she was a founding […]

Niall Williams

Williams, Niall

Niall Williams was born in Dublin in 1958. His novels are Four Letters of Love (London, Picador, 1997); As It Is In Heaven (Picador, 1999), […]

Robert McLiam Wilson en lecture dans la librairie L'Histoire del'Oeil

Wilson, Robert McLiam

Robert McLiam Wilson was born in Belfast in 1964. His books include Eureka Street (London, Secker & Warburg, 1996); Ripley Bogle, (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, […]

Joseph Woods

Woods, Joseph

Joseph Woods was born in Co Louth in 1966. First published in Japan, his collections are Sailing to Hokkaido (Kent, UK, Worple Press, 2001); Bearings […]

MacDara Woods

Woods, MacDara

MacDara Woods was born in Dublin in 1942. His collections of poetry include Decimal D. Sec Drinks in a Bar in Marrakesh (Dublin, New Writers […]

Vincent Woods

Woods, Vincent

Vincent Woods was born in Co. Leitrim in 1960. His plays include John Hughdy/Tom John (Galway, Druid Theatre Company, 1991); At the Black Pig’s Dyke […]

Enda Wiley

Wyley, Enda

Enda Wyley was born in Dublin in 1966. Her collections are Eating Baby Jesus (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1993); Socrates In the Garden (The Dedalus […]

Grace Wynne-Jones

Wynne-Jones, Grace

Grace Wynne-Jones was born and brought up in Ireland and has also lived in Africa, the US and England. Her feature articles have appeared in […]