Authors & Poets

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Oscar Wilde 1856 - 1900   Talent In Abundance But A Complicated Irish Author Left His Readers Pondering About His True Potential   Oscar Wilde’s surname is ironically related to…
TC Murray - Novelist & Playwright Of Immense Talent In 20th Century Born in the Muskerry barony of Macroom, Co. Cork, Tom Murray came from an era when storytelling and great…
John B. Keane - One Of Ireland's Most Jovial Authors A great Irish Literary legend of the 20th century. John B.Keane brought immense joy into peoples lives through his unrivalled capacity…
Lady Augusta Gregory - Privileged Background But Greatly Admired By Irish People Lady Augusta Gregory had an Anglo-Irish landlord ancestry with a family estate consisting of 6,000 acres of land…
William Butler Yeats - One Of Ireland's Most Revered Authors A literary giant who strode through the 19th and 20th centuries became a Famous Son of Ireland whose historic writings…
Patricia Lynch - Autor Of Children's Books World Renowned The name of Patricia Lynch features prominently in the Cork Hall Of Fame for native writers who gained international recognition as…
James Joyce - Lived In Poverty For Many Years James Joyce was born on 2 February 1882, the eldest of ten surviving children. He was educated by Jesuits at Clogowes…
Edna O'Brien - Clare Author Outlawed By Irish Censors A novelist and short story writer, the famous Clarewoman has been exiled in England for many decades and often became controversial…
Christy Brown - Against Great Odds Dublin Author Became World Famous   A man of immense determination who fought adversity and became a Famous Son of Ireland, known throughout the…
George Bernard Shaw - Famous Irish Poet & Author   Considered to be one of the all time legends of Irish authors, Dublin born George Bernard Shaw, was a famous…
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