Irish Writers Online http://www.irishwriters-online.com a compendium of Irish writers Sat, 27 Aug 2016 08:24:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 O’Callaghan, Billy http://www.irishwriters-online.com/ocallaghan-billy/ Wed, 03 Aug 2016 17:16:45 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=6200 Billy O’Callaghan Lismore Castle reading, photo by Linda Ibbotson Billy O’Callaghan was born in Cork in 1974. He has published three short story collections: In Exile (Cork, Mercier Press, 2008), In Too Deep (Mercier Press 2009) and The Things We Lose, The Things We Leave Behind (Dublin, New Island Books, 2013), the title story of which won the 2013 Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Award...

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Moran, Patrick http://www.irishwriters-online.com/moran-patrick/ Sun, 08 May 2016 20:35:02 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5965 Patrick Moran. Image source salmonpoetry.com 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); and Bearings (Salmon Poetry, 2015). He has won the Gerard Manley Hopkins Poetry Prize; he has also been a winner at Listowel Writers’ Week. In 1990, he was shortlisted for the Hennessy/Sunday...

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Rowland, Robyn http://www.irishwriters-online.com/rowland-robyn/ Sat, 30 Apr 2016 22:28:04 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5956 Robyn Rowland. image source Doire Press.Robyn Rowland is a dual Irish-Australian citizen. Her poetry collections include Filigree in Blood (Longman Cheshire, Melbourne, 1982); Perverse Serenity (Heinemann, Australia, 1990. Reprint; Spinifex, Australia, 1992); Fiery Waters (Five Islands Press, Wollongong, Australia, 2001); Shadows at the Gate (Five Islands Press, Wollongong, Australia, 2004);...

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de Faoite, Tomás http://www.irishwriters-online.com/de-faoite-tomas/ Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:09:58 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5876 Tomás de Faoite. Image source, authorTomás De Faoite was born in Dowth, Co Meath. His bi-lingual, Dutch-English poetry collections are Dust (Oss, Netherlands, Reinart Editions, 1997); and Green Father Groene Vader (Well, Netherlands, Poezie-uitgeverij, 2006). In 2002 the cd Infant Air was produced by Sands Press Productions. He has lived in The Netherlands since 1987. Tomás de Faoite at...

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McInerney, Lisa http://www.irishwriters-online.com/mcinerney-lisa/ Sun, 13 Mar 2016 12:54:56 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5866 Lisa McInerney. Image source Murdo MacLeod for the GuardianLisa 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 by Sinéad Gleeson; and Town and Country, edited by Kevin Barry. A prolific blogger and online writer, The Glorious Heresies (London, John Murray, 2015) is her first novel. She lives in...

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Curran, Kevin http://www.irishwriters-online.com/curran-kevin/ Sun, 28 Feb 2016 15:49:46 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5856 Kevin Curran. Image source Liberties PressKevin Curran grew up in Balbriggan, County Dublin. His novels are Beatsploitation (Dublin, Liberties Press, 2013); and Citizens (Liberties Press, 2016). He teaches in Dublin. Kevin Curran at Liberties Press

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O’Donnell, Paraic http://www.irishwriters-online.com/odonnell-paraic/ Sun, 14 Feb 2016 13:10:25 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5741 Paraic O’Donnell Photo © Roger Kenny www.rogerkenny.ie Paraic O’Donnell is a writer and of fiction, poetry and criticism. His first novel is The Maker of Swans (London, W&N, 2015). He lives in Wicklow. Paraic O’Donnell’s Website Paraic O’Donnell on twitter

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Ní Ríain, Ailís http://www.irishwriters-online.com/ni-riain-ailis/ Sat, 13 Feb 2016 12:15:27 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5735 Ailís Ní Ríain. Image source ailis.info Ailís Ní Ríain was born in Cork in 1974. Although her formal artistic training and career has been in classical music as a composer and pianist, she is also a playwright. Her plays include Beaten (published as Tilt -Cork, Granary Theatre, Glasgow, Citizens Theatre, Liverpool, Unity Theatre, 2007); Cell (Manchester, Library Theatre, 2010); Desolate Heaven...

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Wall Ryan, Breda http://www.irishwriters-online.com/wall-ryan-breda/ Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:25:16 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5719 Breda Wall Ryan. Image source bredawallryan.comBreda Wall Ryan grew up on a farm in Co Waterford. Her poetry and fiction have been published widely. A Pushcart and Forward Prize nominee, she won the Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition, 2015 for ‘Self Portrait in the Convex Bulge of a Hare’s Eye’, which is the title poem of her first collection, In a Hare’s Eye (Connamara, Doire...

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Clancy, Sarah http://www.irishwriters-online.com/clancy-sarah/ Sat, 23 Jan 2016 11:28:55 +0000 http://www.irishwriters-online.com/?p=5691 Sarah Clancy is a page and performance poet from Galway.Sarah Clancy. Image source Salmon Poetry Her collections are Stacey and the Mechanical Bull (Lapwing Press, Belfast, 2011);Thanks for Nothing, Hippies (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2012); and The Truth and Other Stories (Salmon Poetry, 2014) Along with fellow Galway poet Elaine Feeney she released a poetry CD called Cinderella Backwards in...

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