Amanda Bell, by Patrick Redmond

Bell, Amanda

Amanda Bell was born in Dublin in 1968. Her collections are Undercurrents (Uxbridge, UK, Alba Publishing, 2016), which is a psychogeography of Irish rivers in […]

Helen burke

Burke, Helen

Helen Burke was born in Doncaster to Irish parents in 1953. A number of chapbooks, including Book of Beyond, Island of Dreams, Zuzus Petals, And […]

Moya Roddy

Roddy, Moya

Moya Roddy was born in Dublin. Her novel is The Long Way Home (Dublin, Attic Press, 1992). Her short story collection, Other People (Galway, WordsontheStreet, […]

John Walsh

Walsh, John

John Walsh was born in Derry in 1950. His poetry collections are Johnny tell Them (Derry, Guildhall Press, 2006); Love’s Enterprise Zone (Connemara, Doire Press, […]

Halperin, Richard W.

Richard W. Halperin was born in Chicago, USA in 1943, and is an Irish/US dual national. His collections are Anniversary (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, […]

Patrick Moran

Moran, Patrick

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); […]

Robyn Rowland

Rowland, Robyn

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, […]

Tomás de Faoite

de Faoite, Tomás

Tomás 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 […]

O’Donnell, Paraic

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 […]

Breda Wall Ryan

Wall Ryan, Breda

Breda Wall Ryan grew up on a farm in Co Waterford. Her poetry and fiction have been published widely. A Pushcart and Forward Prize nominee, […]

Clancy, Sarah

Sarah Clancy is a page and performance poet from Galway. Her collections are Stacey and the Mechanical Bull (Lapwing Press, Belfast, 2011);Thanks for Nothing, Hippies […]

Conway, Trevor

Trevor Conway is from Sligo. His first poetry collection is Evidence of Freewheeling (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2015). Also a fiction and song writer, […]

Vincent S Coster

Coster, Vincent S.

Vincent S. Coster was born in Dublin in 1976 but grew up in Bray Co. Wicklow. His poetry collections are The Folk Hero Midget (Createspace […]

Murray, Christine

Christine Murray’s chapbooks are Three Red Things (Smithereens Press, 2013); and Signature (Bone Orchard Press, 2014). Her collections are Cycles (Lapwing Press, 2013); and She […]

Michael Foley

Foley, Michael

Michael Foley was born Derry in 1947. His poetry collections are Heil Hitler (Portrush, Ulsterman Publications, 1969); The Acne and the Ecstasy (Ulsterman Publications, 1973); […]

Nicholas McLachlan

McLachlan, Nicholas

Nicholas McLachlan was born in Dublin. His debut collection is The Rain Barrel (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2015). After a long career as an […]

Alice Lyons

Lyons, Alice

Alice Lyons was born in Paterson, New Jersey in 1960 and grew up in its suburbs. Her year-long public art project in the community of […]

Matt Mooney

Mooney, Matt

Matt Mooney. Courtesy of the author[/caption]Matt Mooney was born in Kilchreest, Co Galway in 1943. His poetry collections are Droving (Listowel, Matt Mooney, 2003); Falling […]

Rody Gorman

Gorman, Roddy

Rody Gorman was born in Dublin, Ireland in 1960. He has published the poetry collections Fax and Other Poems (Polygon, 1996); Cùis-Ghaoil (diehard, 1999), Bealach […]

Jessica Traynor

Traynor, Jessica

Jessica Traynor was born in Dublin in 1984. A dramaturg at the Abbey Theatre and a creative writing teacher, her debut collection is Liffey Swim […]

Moya Cannon

Cannon, Moya

Moya Cannon was born in Dunfanaghy, Co Donegal, in 1956. Her collections are Oar, for which she received The Brendan Behan Memorial Prize (Galway, Salmon […]

Ann Leahy

Leahy, Ann

Ann Leahy grew up in Tipperary. Her debut collection The Woman Who Lived Her Live Backwards (Galway, Arlen House, 2008), won The Patrick Kavanagh Award. […]

Fergal Gaynor

Gaynor, Fergal

Fergal Gaynor was born in Cork City in 1969, of Tipperary parents. He has published one collection of poetry, VIII Stepping Poems & other pieces […]

David Lloyd

Lloyd, David

David Lloyd was born in Dublin in 1955. His collections are Taropatch (Oakland, Jimmy’s House of Knowledge, 1985); Coupures (Dublin, hardPressed Poetry, 1987); Change of […]

Mícheál Ó hAodha

Ó hAodha, Mícheál

Mícheál Ó hAodha was born in 1969. His poems are collected in the dual-language Survivor/Dúchas Dóchasach: Representations of the New Irish ([with paintings by Jean […]

James Clarence Mangan

Mangan, James Clarence

James Clarence Mangan was born in Dublin on May 1st, 1803. He was the son of a former hedge-school teacher who later became a grocer. […]

James McCabe

McCabe, James

James McCabe was born in Dublin in 1966. His poems are collected as The White Battlefield of Silence (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1999). He has […]

Angela Patten

Patten, Angela

Angela Patten was born and grew up in Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin, and emigrated to the United States in 1977. Her poetry collections are Still […]

Emily Cullen

Cullen, Emily

Dr. Emily Cullen was born in Dublin and grew up in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim. Her poetry collections are No Vague Utopia (Galway, Ainnir Publishing, 2003); […]

Ian Watson

Watson, Ian

Ian Watson was born in Greenisland, Co. Antrim in 1946. His poetry collections are Kurzpass-Spiel (Bremen/Boston, Kellner Verlag, 2011), a German-language collection of poems and […]

Orna Ross

Ross, Orna

Orna Ross was born Aine McCarthy in Waterford in 1960 and grew up in Co Wexford. Her novels are Lovers Hollow (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2004); […]

Patrick MacGill

MacGill, Patrick

Patrick MacGill was born into a farming family near Glenties in the parish of Inishkeel, Co Donegal in 1889. When he was twelve years of […]

Andrew Jamison

Jamison, Andrew

Andrew Jamison was born in County Down in 1986. He won the Templar pamphlet award in 2011. Selected as a UK Young Artist, he took […]

Niamh Boyce

Boyce, Niamh

Niamh Boyce is from Athy, Co Kildare. Her debut novel is The Herbalist (Dublin, Penguin Ireland, 2013). She was awarded the Hennessy XO New Irish […]

Catherine Barry

Barry, Catherine

Catherine Barry was born in 1963 in Dublin. Her novels are The House That Jack Built (London, Simon & Schuster, 2001); Null & Void (Simon […]

Gathering the Dead in the Garden

Kelly, John

John Kelly was born in Enniscorthy in 1963. His debut collection is Gathering the Dead in the Garden (Scalta Media, 2013). He lives and works […]

Maggie Breen

Breen, Maggie

Maggie Breen was born in 1979 in Wexford. Her debut collection is Other Things I Didn’t Tell (Enniscorthy, Scalta Media, 2013). She was guest editor […]

Madge Herron

Herron, Madge

Madge Herron was born in Gleann na mBuachaill (Glenaboghill) near Fintown Co.Donegal on the 3rd September 1916. Involved in amateur dramatics she moved to Dublin […]

Monk Gibbon

Gibbon, Monk

Monk Gibbon was born in Dublin in 1896. He studied in Oxford from 1915 but the following year year joined the British Army and served […]

Marie MacSweeney

MacSweeney, Marie

Marie MacSweeney was born in Dublin of Kerry parents. Her poetry chapbooks are Mother Cecily’s Music Room (Belfast, Lapwing, 2005); Flying During the Hours of […]

Declan Collinge

Collinge, Declan

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Declan Collinge was born in Dublin. His poetry collections are Sealgaireacht (Báile Átha Cliath, Clóchomhar Teo, 1982); Faoi Léigear (Báile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, 1986); Fearful […]

Ciaran O'Driscoll

O’Driscoll, Ciaran

Ciaran O’Driscoll was born in Kilkenny in 1943. His poetry collections include Gog and Magog (Galway, Salmon, 1987); The Poet and His Shadow (Dublin, Dedalus, […]

Mark Roper

Roper, Mark

Mark Roper was born in England in 1951, and moved to Ireland in 1980. His poetry collections include The Hen Ark (Calstock, Cornwall, Peterloo Poets […]

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 […]

Seán Dunne

Dunne, Seán

Seán Dunne was born in Waterford in 1956. His poetry is collected as Against the Storm (Mountrath, Dolmen Press in 1985); The Sheltered Nest (Oldcastle, […]

Mary Noonan

Noonan, Mary

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Mary Noonan was born in London, but grew up in Cork. Her debut collection of poems is The Fado House (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2012). In […]

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, […]

Doireann ní Ghriofa

Ní Ghríofa, Doireann

Doireann Ní Ghríofa was born in Galway in 1981, and grew up in County Clare. Her collections are Résheoid (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim 2011); and […]

David McLoghlin

McLoghlin, David

David McLoghlin was born in Dublin in 1972, and studied at University College Dublin, where he was awarded First-class honours for his Master’s thesis on […]

Coyle-Greene, Enda

Enda Coyle-Greene was born in Dublin. Her collections are Snow Negatives, (Dublin, Dedalus Press, 2007); and Map of the Last (Dedalus Press, 2013). She has […]

Patrick Kehoe

Kehoe, Patrick

Patrick Kehoe was born in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, in 1956. His collections are Its Words You Want (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2011); and The […]

Catherine Ann Cullen

Cullen, Catherine Ann

Catherine Ann Cullen was born in Drogheda, Co Louth. Her poetry collections are A Bone in My Throat (Tralee, Doghouse Books, 2007); and Strange Familiar […]

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, […]

Seán Haldane

Haldane, Seán

Seán Haldane was born in Sussex, England, of an Irish-Scots father and an English-German mother, in 1943. He grew up in Belfast. After university at […]

Æ (George William Russell)

Æ (George William Russell)

Æ (George William Russell) was born in Lurgan, County Armagh, in 1867, and moved to Dublin when he was eleven. An active Irish nationalist, he […]

Chris Agee

Agee, Chris

Chris Agee was born in 1956 in San Francisco and grew up in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. He attended Harvard University and since […]

Fergus Allen

Allen, Fergus

Fergus Allen was born in Dublin in 1921. His collections are The Brown Parrots of Providencia (London, Faber & Faber, 1993); Who Goes There? (Faber […]

Chris Arthur

Arthur, Chris

Chris Arthur was born in Belfast in 1955, and lived for many years in Lisburn, County Antrim. His three books of essays are Irish Nocturnes […]

Michael Augustin

Augustin, Michael

Michael Augustin was born in Lübeck, Germany in 1953. He has published several collections of poetry, including Der Apfel der Versuchung war ungespritzt (Eichborn 1983); […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gerard Beirne

Beirne, Gerard

Gerard Beirne was born in 1962. His novels are The Eskimo in the Net (London, Marion Boyars, 2003); and Turtle (Ottawa, Oberon Press, 2009). His […]

Sara Berkeley

Berkeley, Sara

Sara Berkeley was born in Dublin in 1967. Her collections are Penn (Dublin, Raven Arts Press/Canada, Thistledown Press, 1986); Home Movie Nights (Raven Arts Press/Thistledown […]

Ciaran Berry

Berry, Ciaran

Ciaran Berry was born in Dublin in 1971 and grew up in Carna, County Galway and Falcarragh, County Donegal. His collections are The Sphere Birds […]

Sujata Bhatt

Bhatt, Sujata

Sujata Bhatt was born in Ahmedabad, India in 1956, and spent her early years in Pune. She has translated Gujarati poetry into English for the […]

Eavan Boland

Boland, Eavan

Eavan Boland was born in Dublin in 1944. Her collections of poetry include 23 Poems (Dublin, Gallagher, 1962); The War Horse (London, Gollancz,1975); In Her […]

Rosita Boland

Boland, Rosita

Rosita Boland was born in Co Clare in 1965. Her poetry collections are Muscle Creek (Dublin, Raven Arts Press, 1991); and Dissecting the Heart (Oldcastle, […]

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 […]

Pat Boran

Boran, Pat

Pat Boran was born in Portlaoise in 1963. His poetry collections are The Unwound Clock (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1990), which won the Patrick Kavanagh […]

Eva Bourke

Bourke, Eva

Eva Bourke was born in Germany but has lived in Ireland for many years. Her poetry collections are Gonella (Galway, Salmon Publishing, 1985, with drawings […]

Mary Branley at the Keash Caves, Sligo

Branley, Mary

Mary Branly was born in Sligo in 1962. Her collections are A Foot in the Tide (Kilcar, Co Donegal, the Summer Palace Press, 2002); and […]

Deirdre Brennan

Brennan, Deirdre

Deirdre Brennan was born in Dublin in 1934 and brought up in Tipperary. Her collections are Reilig na mBan Rialta (Baile Átha Cliath, Coscéim, 1974); […]

Pigs

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 […]

Rory Brennan

Brennan, Rory

Rory Brennan was born in Westport, Co Mayo in 1945. His collections are The Sea on Fire (Dublin, Dolmen, 1978); The Walking Wounded (Dublin, The […]

Heather Brett

Brett, Heather

Heather Brett was born in Canada, and was raised in Co Antrim. Her collections are Abigail Brown (Galway, Salmon Poetry, 1991); The Touch-Maker (Monaghan, The […]

Sonja Broderick

Broderick, Sonja

Sonja Broderick was born in Listowel, Co Kerry, in 1971. Her poems are collected as The Things You Left Me With (Belfast, Lapwing Press, 2004). […]

Christine Broe

Broe, Christine

Christine Broe was born in Dublin in 1948. Her first collection is Solas Sólás (Dublin, Swan Press, 2003). Her poetry has received many awards, including […]

Christy Brown

Brown, Christy

Christy Brown was born in Crumlin, Dublin, in 1932. One of thirteen surviving children, he suffered from cerebral palsy and was considered mentally disabled until […]

Brown, Stephen

Stephen Brown was born in Derry in 1972. His novels are Under the Devil Tree (Derry, Stephen Brown, 2004); The Green Book (Bucks., UK, White […]

Colette Bryce

Bryce, Colette

Colette Bryce was born in Derry in 1970. Her collections are The Heel of Bernadette (London, Picador, 2000); The Full Indian Rope Trick (Picador, 2004), […]

Sam Burnside

Burnside, Sam

Sam Burnside was born in Co Antrim. His long poem, Cathedral (Freehold Press, 1989), won The Sunday Tribune/Hennessey Award of that year. This was followed […]

Paddy Bushe

Bushe, Paddy

Paddy Bushe was born in Dublin in 1948. His poetry collections include Poems With Amergin (Dublin, Beaver Row Press, 1989); Teanga (Baile Átha Cliath, Coiscéim, […]

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 […]

Patricia Byrne

Byrne, Patricia

Patricia Byrne was born in Mayo. Her narrative nonfiction is The Veiled Woman of Achill (Cork, The Collins Press, 2012). Her debut collection of poetry […]

Catherine Byron

Byron, Catherine

Catherine Byron was born in London of an English father and Irish mother in 1947 but grew up in Belfast from 1948. The Fat-Hen Field […]

Louise C. Callaghan

Callaghan, Louise C.

Louise C. Callaghan was born in 1948 and brought up in County Dublin. Her collections are The Puzzle-Heart (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon, 1999); Remember The Birds […]

Siobhán Campbell

Campbell, Siobhán

Siobhán Campbell was born in Dublin. Her collections are The Permanent Wave (Belfast, The Blackstaff Press, 1996); The Cold That Burns (The Blackstaff Press, 2000); […]

Eileen Casey

Casey, Eileen

Eileen Casey was born in the Midlands. Her debut poetry collection is Drinking the Colour Blue (Dublin, New Island Books, 2008). From Bone to Blossom […]

Paul Casey

Casey, Paul

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Paul Casey was born in Cork, Ireland in 1968. His poetry collections are home more or less (Cliffs of Moher, Salmon Poetry, 2012); and Virtual […]

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 […]

Ciaran Carson

Carson, Ciaran

Ciaran Carson was born in Belfast in 1948. His poetry collections include The New Estate (Belfast, Blackstaff Press, 1976) which won the Eric Gregory Award; […]

Seamus Cashman

Cashman, Seamus

Seamus Cashman was born in Conna, Co Cork in 1943. His poetry collections are Carnival (Dublin, Monarchline, 1987); Clowns & Acrobats (Monarchline, Dublin, October, 1997); […]

Patrick Chapman

Chapman, Patrick

Patrick Chapman was born in Co Roscommon in 1968. His poetry collections are Jazztown (Dublin, Raven Arts Press, 1991); The New Pornography (The Cliffs of […]

Glenda Cimino

Cimino, Glenda

Glenda Cimino was born in Atlanta, and moved to Ireland in the early seventies. She has been editor of Beaver Row Press, publishing poets such […]

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, […]

Clarkin, Sean

Sean Clarkin was born in New Ross, Co Wexford, in 1941. His full collection to date is Without Frenzy (Oldcastle, Co Meath, The Gallery Press, […]

Brian Cleeve

Cleeve, Brian

Brian Cleeve was born in Essex of a Limerick family in 1921, and settled in Dublin in the mid-1950s. His short fiction includes The Horse […]

Harry Clifton

Clifton, Harry

Harry Clifton was born in Dublin in 1952. His poetry collections are The Walls of Carthage (Dublin, The Gallery Press, 1977); Office of the Salt […]

Michael Coady

Coady, Michael

Michael Coady was born in Carrick-on-Suir, County Tipperary, in 1939. His poetry collections are Two for a Woman, Three for a Man (Loughcrew, Co Meath, […]

Brian Coffey

Coffey, Brian

Brian Coffey was born in Dublin in 1905, and lived abroad for much of his life, in France, The United States and England, during which […]

Mary Coll

Coll, Mary

Mary Coll’s collection is All Things Considered (The Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare, Salmon Poetry, 2002). She works as a writer, critic and broadcaster and […]

Mel Coll Rua

Coll Rua, Mael

Mael Coll Rua, poetry pen name of Mel MacGiobúin, was born in Cork in 1962. He has published two chapbooks, Outburst (Dublin, Chantin’ Tongue Press, […]

Susan Connolly

Connolly, Susan

Susan Connolly was born in Drogheda, Co. Louth in 1956. Her principal collections are For the Stranger (Dublin, Dedalus Press,1993); and Forest Music (Exeter, UK, […]

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 […]

Roz Cowman

Cowman, Roz

Roz Cowman was born in Cork in 1942. Her collection is The Goose Herd (Salmon Poetry, The Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare, 1989). Her non-fiction […]

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 […]

Tim Cunningham

Cunningham, Tim

Tim Cunningham was born in Limerick in 1942. His collections are Don Marcellino’s Daughter (Cornwall, UK, Peterloo Poets, 2001; Unequal Thirds (Peterloo Poets, 2006); and […]

Tony Curtis

Curtis, Tony

Tony Curtis was born in Dublin in 1955. His collections are The Shifting of Stones (Dublin, Beaver Row Press,1986); Behind the Green Curtain (Beaver Row […]

Pádraig J. Daly

Daly, Pádraig J.

Pádraig J. Daly was born in Dungarvan, Co Waterford, in 1943. His poetry collections are Nowhere but in Praise (Dublin, Profile Press, 1978), Poems: Selected […]

Gerald Dawe

Dawe, Gerald

Gerald Dawe was born in Belfast in 1952. His poetry collections are Sheltering Places (1978); The Lundys Letter (The Gallery Press, 1985), for which he […]

Cecil Day-Lewis

Day-Lewis, Cecil

Cecil Day-Lewis was born in Ballintubbert, County Laois, in 1904. After his mother died in 1906, his father brought him to London, and was raised […]

John F. Deane

Deane, John F.

John F. Deane was born on Achill Island in 1943. His poetry collections are Stalking After Time (Dublin, Profile Press, 1977); High Sacrifice (Dublin, Dedalus […]

Seamus Deane

Deane, Seamus

Seamus Deane was born in Derry in 1940. His poetry collections include Gradual Wars (Shannon, Irish University Press, 1972); Rumours (Dublin, The Dolmen Press, 1977); […]

Patrick Deeley

Deeley, Patrick

Patrick Deeley was born in Galway in 1953. His collections are Intimate Strangers (Dublin, The Dedalus Press, 1986); Names for Love (The Dedalus Press, 1990); […]

Greg Delanty

Delanty, Greg

Greg Delanty was born in Cork in 1958. His collections are Cast in the Fire (Mountrath, The Dolmen Press, 1986); Southward (Dublin, Dedalus, 1992); American […]

Devlin, Denis

Denis Devlin was born on April 15, 1908, in Greenock, Scotland, of Irish parents. He entered the Irish diplomatic service in 1935 and served in […]

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, […]

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, […]

Donnelly, Charlie

Charles (Charlie) Donnelly was born in Tyrone on the 10 July, 1914. His posthumous collections are Charlie Donnelly, The Life and Poems, ed., Joseph Donnelly […]

Gerard Donovan

Donovan, Gerard

Gerard Donovan born in Wexford and grew up in Galway. His collections are Columbus Rides Again (The Cliffs of Moher, Co Clare, Salmon, 1992); Kings […]

Katie Donovan

Donovan, Katie

Katie Donovan was born in 1962, and spent her early childhood in County Wexford. Her poetry collections are Watermelon Man (Newcastle Upon Tyne, Bloodaxe Books, […]

John Doorty

Doorty, John

John Doorty was born in 1959 in Co. Clare. He is the author of the poetry collection Into the Heart of It: Daley Dialogues and […]

Mary Dorcey

Dorcey, Mary

Mary Dorcey was born in Dublin. Her poetry includes Kindling (London, Onlywomen Press, 1989); Moving into the Space Cleared by Our Mothers (Galway; Salmon, 1991); […]

Theo Dorgan

Dorgan, Theo

Theo Dorgan was born in Cork in 1953. His poetry collections are The Ordinary House of Love (Galway, Salmon Poetry, 1991); Rosa Mundi(Salmon Poetry, 1995); […]

Katherine Duffy

Duffy, Katherine

Katherine Duffy was born in Dundalk in 1962. She writes poetry and fiction in both English and Irish. Her poetry collections are The Erratic Behaviour […]