Ailis Ní Riain

Ní Ríain, Ailís

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 […]

Anne-Marie Casey

Casey, Anne-Marie

Anne-Marie Casey was a script editor and producer of prime-time television drama for ten years before becoming a writer full time. She has written scripts […]

McCabe, Patrick

Patrick McCabe was born in Clones, Co Monaghan in 1955. He has published a children’s story, The Adventures of Shay Mouse (Dublin, Raven Arts Press, […]

Noel Duffy

Duffy, Noel

Noel Duffy was born in Dublin in 1971. His poetry is collected as The Silence After (South Tipperary Arts Centre & Start Magazine, 2003); for […]

Alex Hijmans

Hijmans, Alex

Alex Hijmans was born in Heemskerk in Holland In 1975. He moved to Ireland when he was twenty years old and learned Irish as part […]

Tom Paulin

Paulin, Tom

Tom Paulin was born in Leeds in 1949 but grew up in Belfast. His poetry collections include A State Of Justice (London, Faber & Faber, […]

Ivy Bannister

Bannister, Ivy

Ivy Bannister was born in New York City in 1951. Her short story collection is Magician (Dublin, Poolbeg Press, 1996). Many other stories have been […]

John Banville

Banville, John

John Banville was born in Wexford in 1945. His novels are Long Lankin ([nine short stories and the novella, The Possessed], London, Secker & Warburg, […]

Leland Bardwell

Bardwell, Leland

Leland Bardwell was born in India of Irish parents in 1922 and was brought to Ireland at the age of two. Her collections of poetry […]

Anne Barrett

Barrett, Anne

Anne Barrett was born in Co Clare. Her first film, Spring Cleaning (Channel 4/RTÉ, 1986), received two international film awards, including Special Juror’s Award at […]

Sebastian Barry

Barry, Sebastian

Sebastian Barry was born in Dublin in 1955. His plays are The Pentagonal Dream (Damer Theatre 1986); Boss Grady’s Boys (Abbey Theatre, Peacock stage, Dublin […]

Samuel Beckett

Beckett, Samuel

Samuel Beckett was born in Foxrock, Co Dublin in 1906. His fiction includes More Pricks Than Kicks (London, Chatto and Windus, 1934); Murphy (London, G. […]

Brendan Behan

Behan, Brendan

Brendan Behan (known in Irish as Breandán Ó Beacháin) was born in Dublin in 1923. He served in Borstal (juvenile prison) for his activities in […]

Maeve Binchy

Binchy, Maeve

Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin in 1940. Her story collections are Central Line (Dublin, Ward River Press, 1977/London, Quartet, 1978); Victoria Line (Ward River […]

Dermot Bolger

Bolger, Dermot

Dermot Bolger was born in Finglas, North Dublin, in 1959. He founded Raven Arts Press, Dublin, where he was editor from 1979 to 1992. His […]


Brennan, James

James (Jimmy) Brennan was born in Dublin in 1944. He was a member of the Stanislavski Studio at Focus Theatre from 1967-1969. His novel is […]

Joe Brennan

Brennan, Joe

Joe Brennan was born in Wexford in 1968. His play The Witchin’ Well was produced by An Grianán Productions (Letterkenny, Co Donegal) in 2005 and […]

Hubert Butler

Butler, Hubert

Hubert Butler was born in Kilkenny in 1900. He is recognized as the most distinctive Irish essayists, writing in the highest traditions of Swift and […]

Mairead Byrne

Byrne, Mairéad

Mairéad Byrne was born in Dublin in 1957. Her poetry collections include Talk Poetry (Miami University Press 2007), SOS Poetry (/ubu Editions 2007), and Nelson […]

Cafferky, Tony

Tony Cafferky was born in Dublin. He has published a novel, Baulox (Dingle, Brandon 1984); and Storia del Identito, short fiction in translation (Milan, 1988). […]

Marina Carr

Carr, Marina

Marina Carr was born in 1964 and grew up in Co Offaly. Her main theatrical works include Low in the Dark (Project Arts Centre, Dublin, […]

Paul Vincent Carroll

Carroll, Paul Vincent

Paul Vincent Carroll was born Co Louth in 1900. His plays includes the one-act The Watched Pot (Dublin, The Abbey, Peacock Stage, 1930); The Things […]

Philip Casey

Casey, Philip

Philip Casey was born to Irish parents in London in 1950 and grew up in Co Wexford. In 2014, he founded his own label, eMaker […]

Thomas Carnduff

Carnduff, Thomas

Thomas Carnduff was born in Belfast in 1886. He worked at a variety of jobs, at the Belfast shipyards and elsewhere, and also served as […]


Cheasty, James

James Cheasty was born in Waterford in 1928. He is the author of a novel, The Captive (Dublin, 1965), and several plays, including A Stranger […]

Austin Clarke

Clarke, Austin

Austin Clarke was born in Dublin in 1896. His collections include Collected Poems (London, George Allen & Unwin, 1936); Later Poems (Dublin, The Dolmen Press, […]

William Congreve by Sir Godfrey Kneller,Bt

Congreve, William

William Congreve was born in 1672, not 1670 and not at Bardsley, near Leeds in England, as he claimed. His father was steward to the […]

Shane Connaughton

Connaughton, Shane

Shane Connaughton was born in Cavan in 1941. He trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, and has acted in several […]

Michael Corrigan

Corrigan, Michael

Michael Corrigan was born in San Francisco in 1942. His books are a memoir, Confessions of a Shanty Irishman (New York, Publish America, 2002); The […]

Patrick Cotter

Cotter, Patrick

Patrick Cotter was born in Cork in 1963. His collections are The Mysogynist’s Blue Nightmare (Raven Arts Press, 1990); A Socialist’s Dozen (Cork, Three Spires […]

Anthony Cronin

Cronin, Anthony

Anthony Cronin was born in Co Wexford in 1928. His many works include the novels The Life of Riley (London, Secker & Warburg, 1964); and […]

Margaretta D'Arcy

D’Arcy, Margaretta

Margaretta D’Arcy was born in London of Irish parentage in 1934 and was brought up and educated in Ireland. Her book-published work includes Tell Them […]

Philip Davison

Davison, Philip

Philip Davison was born in Dublin in 1957. His novels include The Book-Thief’s Heartbeat (Dublin, Co-Op Books, 1981); Twist and Shout (Dingle, Brandon Books, 1983); […]

Teresa Deevey

Deevy, Teresa

Teresa Deevy was born on January 21, 1894 in Waterford. She was training to be a teacher when she lost her hearing through Méniéres disease, […]

Anne Devlin

Devlin, Anne

Anne Devlin was born in Belfast in 1951. She won the Hennessy Literary Award in 1982 for her short story Passages, which was adapted for […]

JP Dunleavy

Dunleavy, J.P.

J.P. Donleavy was born in New York City in 1926 and came to Ireland following World War II. He is the author of eleven novels […]

Neil Donnelly

Donnelly, Neil

Neil Donnelly was born in Tullamore, Co. Offaly, in 1946. His plays for theatre include The Station Master (Edinburgh, 1974); Upstarts (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, […]

Donoghue, Emma

Emma Donoghue was born in Dublin in 1969. Her novels are Stirfry (London, Hamish Hamilton, 1994/New York: HarperCollins, 1994); Hood (Hamish Hamilton, 1995); Slammerkin (London, […]

Moyra Donaldson

Donaldson, Moyra

Moyra Donaldson was born in Co down in 1956. Her collections are Kissing Ghosts (Belfast, Lapwing Publications, 1995); Snakeskin Stilettos (Belfast, Lagan Press 1998/New Jersey, […]

Dave Duggan

Duggan, Dave

Dave Duggan was born in London and raised in Waterford. His novels are The Greening of Larry Mahon (Guildhall Press, 2004); and A Sudden Sun, […]

Padraic Fallon

Fallon, Padraic 1905-1974

Padraic Fallon was born in Athenry, Co Galway in 1905. His first poems were published in Dublin by George Russell His only collection during his […]

George Farquhar

Farquhar, George

George Farquhar was born in Derry (or Londonderry) in 1678, the son of a poor clergyman. He attended Trinity College Dublin as a sizar or […]

Bernard Farrell

Farrell, Bernard

Bernard Farrell was born in Sandycove, Co Dublin. His plays for theatre include I Do Not Like Thee, Dr. Fell (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, 1979); […]

Flynn, Gerard Mannix

Gerard Mannix Flynn (aka Mannix Flynn) was born in Dublin in 1957. His work has dealt with such issues as institutional abuse, imprisonment and injustice. […]

Celia de Fréine

de Fréine, Celia

Celia de Fréine is a poet, critic, dramatist and screenwriter, in Irish and English. A TV episode she wrote for the Irish-language TG4 drama serial […]

Brian Friel

Friel, Brian

Brian Friel was born in Co Tyrone in 1929. His short story collections are A Saucer of Larks (London, Gollancz, 1962) and The Gold in […]

Patrick Galvin

Galvin, Patrick

Patrick Galvin was born in Cork in 1927. His poetry collections include Heart of Grace (London, Linden Press, 1957); Christ in London (Linden Press, 1960); […]

Miriam Gallagher

Gallagher, Miriam

Miriam Gallagher was born in Waterford. Her books are Let’s Help Our Children Talk (non fiction), (Dublin, The O’Brien Press, 1977, 1978, 1979); Fancy Footwork […]

Carlo and Ernest Gebler

Gébler, Ernest

Ernest Gébler was born in Dublin in 1915. He was married for a time to Edna O’Brien and they had two sons, Sasha, and the […]

Oliver Goldsmith

Goldsmith, Oliver

Oliver Goldsmith was born on November 10th, 1730. His birthplace is disputed but it is most probably Pallasmore, Co. Longford. At the age of eight […]

Lady Gregory

Gregory, Lady Augusta

Lady Gregory was born Isabella Augusta Persse in 1852 in Roxborough House, near Loughrea, Co. Galway. At twenty-eight she married Sir W. H. Gregory, then […]

Bridget O'Connor

O’Connor, Bridget

Bridget O’Connor was born in Harrow, London. She was the second of five children of Bridie and Jim O’Connor, from Limerick and Cork. Her short […]

James Hanley

Hanley, James

James Hanley claimed he was born in Dublin on 3 September 1901, but was actually born in Liverpool in 1897 to Irish parents. His novel […]

Michael Harding

Harding, Michael

Michael Harding was born in Cavan in 1953. He has published two novels, Priests (Blackstaff Press, 1986), and The Trouble With Sarah Gullion (Blackstaff Press, […]

Anne Hartigan

Hartigan, Anne Le Marquand

Anne Le Marquand Hartigan was born and reared in England to a Catholic Irish mother and a Jersey father. She trained in Fine Art before […]

Norma Harrs

Harrs, Norma

Norma Harrs was born in Belfast. She has published one novel, A Certain State of Mind (Toronto, Virgo Press, 1980). Her short story collections are […]

Katy Hayes

Hayes, Katy

Katy Hayes was born in Dublin in 1965, She has has worked as a theatre director and playwright, and was a founder member and resident […]

Trudy Hayes

Hayes, Trudy

Trudy Hayes was born in Dublin in 1962. Her short stories have been widely published and anthologised, and she was nominated for a Sunday Tribune […]

Dermot Healy

Healy, Dermot

Dermot Healy was born in Westmeath in 1947. His short stories are collected as Banished Misfortune (London, Allison & Busby, 1984). His novels are Fighting […]

Seamus Heaney

Heaney, Seamus

Seamus Heaney was born in Derry in 1939. His bibliography is vast, his work encompassing poetry, criticism, theatre and translation. His major poetry collections are […]

John Hewitt

Hewitt, John

John Hewitt was born in Belfast in 1907, and educated at Methodist College and Queens University. From 1930 he worked in the Belfast Museum and […]

Rita Ann Higgins

Higgins, Rita Ann

Rita Ann Higgins was born in 1955 in Galway. Her collections are Goddess on the Mervue Bus (Galway, Salmon, 1986); Witch in the Bushes (Salmon, […]

Declan Hughes

Hughes, Declan

Declan Hughes was born in Dublin. A long time writer-in-residence with the Rough Magic Theatre Company, his plays include I Can’t Get Started (Dublin Theatre […]

Maeve Ingoldsby

Ingoldsby, Maeve

Maeve Ingoldsby is Writer-in-Residence with Barnstorm Theatre Company. She has written many plays for children, including for Team Theatre Company, two children’s operas, numerous pantomimes […]

Pat Ingoldsby

Ingoldsby, Pat

Pat Ingoldsby was born in Dublin in 1942. Widely broadcast on TV, Radio, since the mid-1990s he has self-published and sold his work on the […]

Jennifer Johnston

Johnston, Jennifer

Jennifer Johnston was born in Dublin in 1930. Her novels have been published in many countries. Her main works are the novels The Captains and […]

Denis Johnston

Johnston, Denis

Denis Johnston was born in Dublin in 1901. His plays include The Old Lady Says ‘No’ (Dublin, The Gate Theatre, 1929); The Moon in the […]

Marie Jones

Jones, Marie

Marie Jones was born in Belfast in 1951. She was one of the founders of the Charabanc Theatre Company, which was founded to counteract the […]

James Joyce

Joyce, James

James Joyce was born in Dublin on February 2, 1882. His poetry includes Chamber Music (London, Elkin Mathews, 1907); Pomes Pennyeach (Paris, Shakespheare & Company, […]

Judge, Michael

Michael Judge was born in Drumcondra, Dublin on 26 July 1921. He has written many uncollected stories, publishing these from 1941 to 1951. Amongst his […]

John B.Keane

Keane, John B.

John B. Keane was born in Listowel, Co Kerry in 1928. He published forty-six works, but is best known for his plays which inlcude Sive; […]

Molly Keane

Keane, Molly

Molly Keane was born in Co Kildare in 1904 into an Anglo-Irish gentry family, the daughter of Walter Clarmount Skrine of Warleigh Manor, Somerset and […]

Brendan Kennelly

Kennelly, Brendan

Brendan Kennelly was born in Co Kerry in 1936. He has published over thirty books of poetry. His early poetry includes Cast a Cold Eye […]

Thomas Kilroy

Kilroy, Thomas

Thomas Kilroy was born in 1934 in Callan, Co. Kilkenny. He has published a novel, The Big Chapel (London, Faber & Faber, 1971), which was […]

Hugh Leonard

Leonard, Hugh

Hugh Leonard (pseudonym of John Keyes Byrne) was born in 1926 and raised in Dalkey, County Dublin. His output is vast and complex, encompassing theatre, […]

Liam Lynch

Lynch, Liam

Liam Lynch was born in Dublin in 1937. His plays include the plays Do Thrushes Sing in Birmingham? (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, 1962); Soldier (The […]

Ferdia Mac Anna

Mac Anna, Ferdia

Ferdia Mac Anna was born in Dublin in 1955. His novels are The Last of the High Kings (London, Viking, 1991); The Ship Inspector (Viking, […]

Bryan MacMahon

MacMahon, Bryan

Bryan MacMahon was born in Listowel, Co Kerry in 1909. His plays include The Bugle in the Blood (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, 1949); The Song […]

Louis MacNeice

MacNeice, Louis

(Frederick) Louis MacNeice was born in Belfast in 1907, brought up in Carrickfergus, Co. Antrim and educated in England. He studied Classics and Philosophy at […]

James j McAuley

McAuley, James J.

James J. McAuley was born in Dublin in 1936. His first collection was Observations, published in 1960. Since then his collections have included A New […]

Eugene McCabe

McCabe, Eugene

Eugene McCabe was born in Glasgow in July 1930 of Irish parents. His published plays for stage include King of the Castle (Dublin, The Gallery […]

Martin McDonagh

McDonagh, Martin

Martin McDonagh was born in London in 1971 to expatriate Irish parents. His plays include The Beauty Queen of Leenane (The Abbey, Peacock Stage, Dublin, […]

Terry McDonagh

McDonagh, Terry

Terry McDonagh was born in Cill Aodáin, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo in 1946. His plays include The Dark Side of a Dream; Anything for a Fiver; […]

John McGahern

McGahern, John

John McGahern was born in Dublin in 1934, but moved to Leitrim as a child. His novels are The Barracks (London, Faber & Faber, 1963); […]

Frank McGuinness

McGuinness, Frank

Frank McGuinness was born in Buncrana, Co Donegal, in 1953. His plays include The Factory Girls (1982); Baglady/Ladybag (1985); Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching […]

Belinda McKeon

McKeon, Belinda

Belinda McKeon was born in Longford in 1979. Her novels are Solace (London, Picador/New York, Scribner, 2011), which won the 2011 Bord Gáis Energy Irish […]

McLaughlin, Thomas

Thomas McLaughlin was born in Belfast and studied acting at the Portland [Oregon] Conservatory Theatre. His stage plays include Cross-Country (co-author, New York, 1981); Let’s […]

Conor McPherson

McPherson, Conor

Conor McPherson (var. MacPherson) was born in Dublin in 1970. His plays include Rum and Vodka (Dublin, City Arts Centre, 1994); This Lime Tree Bower […]

Walter Macken

Macken, Walter

Walter Macken was born on May 3rd, 1915, in Galway. Originally an actor, principally with the Tadhbhearc in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre, he played […]

Aodhan Madden

Madden, Aodhan

Aodhan Madden was born in Dublin. His plays for the stage include The Midnight Door (Dublin, The Abbey Theatre, Peacock Stage, 1983); The Dosshouse Waltz […]

Heno Magee

Magee, Heno

Heno Magee was born in Dublin in 1939. His plays include I’m Getting Out of This Kip (Dublin, The Peacock, Abbey Theatre, 1972); Hatchet (The […]


Manning, Mary

Mary Manning (also known as Mary Manning Howe) was born in Dublin in 1905 and went to drama school in London when she was sixteen. […]

Aidan Mathews

Mathews, Aidan

Aidan Mathews (var. Aidan Carl Mathews) was born in 1956 in Dublin. His poetry collections include Windfalls (Dublin, The Dolmen Press, 1977); Minding Ruth (Loughcrew, […]

Paula Meehan

Meehan, Paula

Paula Meehan was born in Dublin in 1955. Her poetry collections include Return and No Blame (Dublin, Beaver Row, 1984); Reading the Sky (Beaver Row, […]

Gary Mitchell

Mitchell, Gary

Gary Mitchell was born in Rathcoole, North Belfast in 1965. In 1990 his first radio play won a BBC Radio 4 Young Playwrights Festival Award, […]

M.J. Molloy

Molloy, M.J.

M.J. Molloy was born in Co Galway in 1917. Nine of his plays premiered at the Abbey Theatre, one in the Gaeity Theatre, and one […]

George Moore

Moore, George

George Augustus Moore was born on February 24, 1852 in County Mayo. His collections of stories include In Single Strictness (London, Heinemann, 1922/ New York, […]

Danny Morrison

Morrison, Danny

Danny Morrison was born in Belfast 1953. His novels are West Belfast (Cork, Mercier Press,1989); On The Back Of The Swallow (Mercier Press, 1994); and […]

Gina Moxley

Moxley, Gina

Gina Moxley was born in Cork where she studied painting at the Crawford School of Art. Her plays are Danti-Dan (Dublin, The Project/London, Hampstead Theatre, […]

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 […]

Jimmy Murphy

Murphy, Jimmy

Jimmy Murphy was born in Dublin. His stage plays include Brothers of the Brush (Dublin, The Peacock, Dublin Theatre Festival 1993), which was awarded best […]

Tom Murphy

Murphy, Tom

Tom Murphy was born in Tuam, Co Galway, in 1935. His works have been performed and broadcast widely in Europe and the US. He has […]

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne

Ní Dhuibhne, Éilís

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne was born in Dublin in 1954. Her novels are The Bray House (Dublin, Attic Press, 1990); Singles (Dublin, Attic Press, 1992); The […]

Edna O'Brien

O’Brien, Edna

Edna O’Brien was born in Co Clare. Her novels include The Country Girls (London, Hutchinson & Company 1960); The Lonely Girl (London, Jonathan Cape, 1962 […]

Flann O'Brien

O’Brien, Flann

Flann O’Brien was born Brian O’Nolan in County Tyrone, on 5 October 1911, and grew up in Dublin. He was a civil servant for eighteen […]

Sean O'Casey

O’Casey, Sean

Sean O’Casey was born John Casey in Dublin in 1880. His major plays are his Three Dublin Plays: The Shadow of a Gunman (Dublin, The […]

Conleth O'Connor

O’Connor, Conleth

Conleth O’Connor was born in Co Kildare in 1947. His plays were produced in the 1970s by the Lantern Theatre, Dublin, including The Reincarnation of […]

Joseph O'Connor

O’Connor, Joseph

Joseph O’Connor image was born in Dublin in 1963. His novels are Cowboys and Indians (London, Sinclair-Stevenson, 1991), which was short listed for The Whitbread […]

Tommy Frank O'Connor

O’Connor, Tommy Frank

Tommy Frank O’Connor was born in Currow, Tralee, Co Kerry in 1944. His novel is The Poacher’s Apprentice (Dublin, Marino, 1997). His poems are collected […]

Ulick O'Connor

O’Connor, Ulick

Ulick O’Connor was born in Dublin in 1929. His plays include The Dream Box (1972); The Dark Lovers (1975); The Emperor’s Envoy (1976); The Grand […]

Kate O'Riordan

O’Riordan, Kate

Kate O’Riordan was born in the West of Ireland. Her novels are Involved (1995), which was shortlisted for the Dillons First Fiction Prize, and has […]

Stewart Parker

Parker, Stewart

James Stewart Parker was born in Belfast in 1941. While still in his teens, he contracted bone cancer and had a leg amputated. He was […]

Quinn, Niall

Niall Quinn was born in Dublin in 1943. His novels are Brigitte (New York, Braziller Press, 1981); Voyovic (Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1981); Rejection (Washington, Willow […]

Billy Roche

Roche, Billy

Billy Roche was born in Wexford in 1949. He was for many years a singer, fronting his own band, The Roach Band. Best known as […]

Rowley, Rosemarie

Rosemarie Rowley was born in Dublin in 1942. Her poetry publications include The Broken Pledge (Dublin, Martello, Tallaght, 1985); The Sea of Affliction (Dublin, Rowan […]

Salkeld, Blanaid

Blanaid Salkeld was born in Chittagone, India (now Pakistan), where her father was a friend of Rabindranath Tagore, and grew up in Ireland. She returned […]

George Bernard Shaw

Shaw, George Bernard

George Bernard Shaw was born in 1856 at 33 Synge Street, Dublin. His place of birth is now a museum in his honour. His novels […]

Jim Sheridan

Sheridan, Jim

Jim Sheridan was born in Dublin in 1949. He is best known as a film director but his early work was in the theatre. His […]

Peter Sheridan

Sheridan, Peter

Peter Sheridan was born in Dublin in 1952. His plays include Paint it Black (Project Theatre, 1971); No Entry (Dublin, Project Arts Centre, 1976); Women […]

James Simmons

Simmons, James

James Simmons was born in Derry in 1933 and educated at Campbell College, Belfast, and at Leeds University. He taught in Northern Ireland and for […]

Paul Smith Memorial

Smith, Paul

Paul Smith was born in Dublin on October 4, either in 1920 or 1925. He lived abroad for many years, in Canada, where he worked […]

Sydney Bernard Smith

Smith, Sydney Bernard

Sydney Bernard Smith was born in Glasgow in 1936 and raised in Portstewart, Co Derry. His work has been broadcast on RTÉ, BBC and Channel […]

Damian Smyth

Smyth, Damian

Damian Smyth was born in Downpatrick, Co Down, in 1962. His poetry collections are Downpatrick Races (Belfast, Lagan Press, 2000); The Down Recorder (Belfast, Lagan […]

Stuart, Francis

Francis Stuart was born in Australia in 1902. His plays include Men Crowd me Round (1933); and Strange Guest (1940). His short prose was collected […]

John Millington Synge

Synge, John Millington

John Millington Synge was born in 1871 in Rathfarnham, Dublin. He studied music in Germany and lived in Paris, where he wrote literary criticism, and […]

Neville Thompson

Thompson, Neville

Neville Thompson was born in Ballyfermot, Dublin, in 1961. His novels include loves Johnser OK? (Dublin, Poolbeg 1997); Two Birds/One Stoned (Dublin: Poolbeg 1999); Have […]

William Trevor

Trevor, William

William Trevor (birth name William Trevor Cox) was born in Mitchelstown Co Cork in 1928. His novels include The Old Boys (London, The Bodley Head, […]

Nesta Tuomey

Tuomey, Nesta

Nesta Tuomey was born in Dublin. Her novels are Up Up and Away (Cork, Emperor Publishing, 1995); and Like One Of The Family (Dingle, Mount […]

Una Troy

Troy, Una

Una Troy was born in 1910 in Fermoy, Co Cork. She began her writing career under the name of Elizabeth Connor, and her novels from […]