McGrath, Eamonn

Eamonn McGrath
Eamonn McGrath. Image source Internet Archive

Eamonn McGrath was born in Wexford in 1929.

His novels are Honour Thy Father (Dublin, Figgis,1970 / New York, Herder & Herder, 1972 (as The Clay Grew Tall) [reissued Belfast, The Blackstaff Press,1990]); The Charnel House (The Blackstaff Press, 1990/US, Dufour Editions, 1990); and The Fish in the Stone (The Blackstaff Press, 1994).

Both Honour Thy Father and The Charnel House were serialised on the Booktime program on RTE radio in 1990 and 1991.

He died in Mount Carmel Hospital, Clonakilty, Co Cork on May 5th, 2008.

N.B Unfortunately, Eamonn McGrath’s Website,, has fallen into the ownership of a Far Eastern website.
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Eamonn McGrath at Wikipedia

Eamonn McGrath at Munster Lit
Eamonn McGrath at The National Library of Ireland