Duddy, Tom

Thomas Duddy was born Ramolin, near Shrule, Co. Mayo, but lived in Galway from the 1970s. His debut poetry collection is The Hiding Place (Galway/Dublin, […]

Desmond Fennell

Fennell, Desmond

Desmond Fennell was born in Belfast in 1929 and grew up in Dublin. His books are Mainly in Wonder (London, Hutchinson, 1959); The Changing Face of […]

John Moriarty

Moriarty, John

John Moriarty was born in Kerry in 1938. Sometime gardener, lecturer and broadcaster, in 1997 he hosted the RTÉ television series, The Blackbird and the […]

Iris Murdoch

Murdoch, Iris

Jean Iris Murdoch was born at 59 Blessington Street in Dublin, in 1919. Following the Irish War of Independence, the family moved to Chiswick, near […]

John O'Donohue

O’Donohue, John

John O’Donohue was born in Co Clare in 1953. An ordained priest with a Ph.D in philosophical theology from the University of Tubingen, his books […]