Authors & Poets Hall of Fame

Under the umbrella of our Online All Ireland Hall Fame Gallery, Authors and Poets, are a huge component of our Irish Heritage.

Ireland has always been a land of great scholars over several centuries. This category is an ongoing monthly work in progress project and will provide many super browser sessions for persons interested in Irish literature.

Friday, 03 July 2015 11:21

Oscar Wilde: A Unique Irish Writer

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Famous Son Of Ireland:  Author Category: 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 the unconventional lifestyle adopted by the famous Irish writer.  Born in Dublin in 1856,…
Tuesday, 31 December 2013 16:05

TC Murray: Famous Cork Author

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  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 folklore stories were prominent in households all over Ireland. Locals gathered at neighbours homes and often exchanged tales as a…
Sunday, 29 December 2013 21:19

John B. Keane: Famous Kerry Author

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Famous Son Of Ireland:  Author/Storyteller Category:   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 to embrace humour and Irish traditions into his writing over many decades.  …
Sunday, 29 December 2013 20:33

Lady Augusta Gregory: Famous Galway Author

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Famous Daughter Of Ireland: Author Category:   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 at Roxborough, Co. Galway. She was accustomed to life among the Galway gentry…
Sunday, 29 December 2013 20:25

W.B. Yeats: Famous Dublin Author

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Famous Son Of Ireland: Author Category:   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 are part of Irish folklore. William Butler Yeats, born in Dublin in 1865,…
Sunday, 29 December 2013 20:10

Patricia Lynch: Famous Cork Author

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Famous Daughter Of Ireland:  Author Category:   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 an author of renown.   Patricia’s genius was directed to mainly composing childrens…
Sunday, 29 December 2013 19:37

James Joyce: Famous Dublin Author

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Famous Son Of Ireland:  Author Category:   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 Wood College and at Belvedere College before going on to University College, where…
Sunday, 29 December 2013 18:25

Edna O'Brien: Famous Clare Author

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Famous Daughter Of Ireland: Author Category:   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 for her outspoken views of religious Ireland in the mid 20th century. She…
Saturday, 07 December 2013 22:02

Christy Brown: Famous Dublin Author

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Famous Son Of Ireland:  Author/Artist Category:   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 world for his literature and paintings. Christy Brown was born in Dublin, Ireland,…
Thursday, 05 December 2013 22:48

George Bernard Shaw - Famous Dublin Author

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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 author, playwright and also a political activist. Shaw wrote over sixty plays and traversed across many subjects in drama to include…
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 20:23

Brendan Behan:Famous Dublin Author

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Famous Son Of Ireland:  Author/Poet Category Brendan Behan: Famous Irish Author A Dubliner and an Irish poet, novelist and playwright, and also an Irish Republican stalwart. Brendan, with a flair for the unexpected, became a Famous Son Of Ireland as a writer who often courted rave reviews, without ever putting a…
Famous Son Of Ireland:  Author/Poet Category:   Charles Joseph Kickham: Noted Poet and Irish Fenian   A multi talented son of Co. Tipperary, from the valley of Mulliahone, Charles Joseph Kickham was the son of a prominent local draper and from a very early age he had strong inklings of…
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