Molloy, Frances

Frances Molloy
Frances Molloy. Image source culturenorthernireland.org

Frances Molloy was born in Derry in 1947.

She left school at fifteen and was a nun for a time, before moving to Lancaster, England. She published one novel, No Mate for the Magpie (London, Virago, 1985), before returning to Ireland. Her short stories are collected as Women Are the Scourge of the Earth: Collected Short Stories (Belfast, White Row Press, 1998).

She died in 1991.


Frances Molloy at Culture Northern Ireland
Frances Molloy at The National Library of Ireland