Ó Gallachóir, Pádraig

Padráig Ó Gallachóir was born in Perth, Scotland, in 1947. His parents who were from from Glenties and Gaoth Dobhair in Co Donegal were both […]

Heussaff, Anna

Anna Heussaff was born in 1957 and grew up in Dublin. Her two crime novels in Irish are Bás Tobann (Baile Áth Cliath, Cois Life, […]

Pádraic Breathnach

Breathnach, Pádraic

Pádraic Breathnach was Born in Moycullen, Co. Galway, in 1942. His stories are collected as Bean Aonair (Clódhanna Teo., 1974); Buicéad Poitín (Clódhanna Teo., 1978); […]

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 […]

Conleth Ellis

Ellis, Conleth

Conleth Ellis was born in Carlow in 1937. He was Chairman of Poetry Ireland for three years, and co-edited Poetry Ireland Review 13. His poetry […]

Catherine Foley

Foley, Catherine

Catherine Foley was born in Waterford city, but her family moved to the Irish-speaking area of Ring in west County Waterford when she was still […]

Seamas Mac Annaidh

Mac Annaidh, Seamas

Seamas Mac Annaidh born Dublin 1961, and grew up and was educated Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh. His novels are Cuaifeach Mo Londubh Buí (Baila Átha Cliath, […]

Seosamh Mac Grianna Mireanna Saoil

Mac Grianna, Seosamh

Seosamh Mac Grianna was born in Rannafast, Co. Donegal in 1901. His brother Séamus Ó Grianna was also a notable writer. Like his brother who […]

Liam Mac Uistin

Mac Uistin, Liam

Liam Mac Uistin was born in Dublin in 1938. His published work includes the novels Esperanza and Dordd (Báile Átha Cliath, Clóchomhar, 1994), for which […]

Aindrias Ó Baoill

Ó Baoill, Aindrias

Ó Baoill, Aindrias (1888-1972) Rugadh i mbaile fearann Carbad i gceantar na nGleanntach, Co.Dhun na nGall. 1888. Bun-oideachas: Scoil Náisiúnta Cill Choinnigh . Bhain teastas […]

Máirtín Ó Cadhain

Ó Cadhain, Máirtín

Máirtín Ó Cadhain was born in Cois Fharraige in the Connamara Gaeltacht in 1906. He is best known for his major novel, Cré na Cille […]

Micheál Ó Chonghaile

Ó Conghaile, Micheál

Micheál Ó Conghaile was born in Inis Treabhair, Galway, in 1962. He established the publishing company Cló Iar-Chonnachta (CIC) in 1985 and the company has […]

Criostoir O Floinn

Ó Floinn, Críostóir

Críostóir Ó Floinn/Christoir O’Flynn was born in Limerick in 1927. He has published over forty books in English and Irish. His plays have been produced […]

Liam Ó Muirthile

Ó Muirthile, Liam

Liam Ó Muirthile was born in Cork in 1950. His poetry collections include Tine Chnámh (Sáorséal Ó Marcaigh, 1984), which was awarded the Irish-American Cultural […]

Eugene Watters

Ó Tuairisc, Eoghan

Eoghan Ó Tuairisc/Eugene Watters (qv) was born in Ballinasloe, Co Galway in 1919. He received a Masters Degree in English Literature and Language from UCD. […]

Eugene Watters

Watters, Eugene

Eugene Watters/Eoghan Ó Tuairisc was born in Ballinasloe, Co Galway in 1919. He received a Masters Degree in English Literature and Language from UCD. He […]