Artists

 

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

Sarah Moore Fitzgerald is an award-winning teacher, researcher and novelist at the University of Limerick where she teaches creative writing (including story mapping) with colleagues, Joseph O’Connor and… Read more

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Eileen Sheehan

Eileen Sheehan lives in Killarney.  She has read at festivals in Ireland and abroad including The Shanghai Literary Festival; the ACIS Conference in Davenport, Iowa; Writers’ Week… Read more

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Madeleine D’Arcy

In 2010 Madeleine received a Hennessy X.O Literary Award for First Fiction as well as the overall Hennessy X.O Literary Award for New Irish Writer. Her stories… Read more

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Kerri ní Dochartaigh

Kerri ní Dochartaigh was born in Derry, on the border of the North and South of Ireland, at the very height of the Troubles. She was brought… Read more

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Róisín Ingle

Róisín Ingle (born 1971) is an Irish writer – a journalist, columnist and editor – as well as a podcast presenter and producer. Growing up in Sandymount, Dublin, she lived and worked briefly… Read more

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Leanne McCormick

Leanne McCormick is Senior Lecturer in Modern Irish Social History at Ulster University. She has published widely on areas relating to sexuality, women and history of medicine… Read more

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Elaine Farrell

Elaine Farrell is Reader in Irish Social History at Queen’s University Belfast. She has published widely on nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century Irish crime, gender and social history. Her… Read more

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Edel Coffey

Edel Coffey is an arts journalist and broadcaster. She is a regular interviewer at literary festivals around Ireland, including Mountains to Sea, International Literary Festival Dublin and Cúirt.  She is a regular… Read more

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Mary Wilson

Tipperary native, Mary Wilson is one of Ireland’s leading broadcasters and journalists. She currently presents the RTÉ radio programme Morning Ireland on RTÉ Radio 1. Until September… Read more

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Allan Mee

I have worked as a professional ornithologist for the last 35 years although I have a broad range of interests in ecology, from endangered species conservation to… Read more

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Susan McKay

Susan McKay is an award-winning writer and commentator and contributes regularly to print and broadcast media, including Guardian/Observer, New York Times, Irish Times and London Review of… Read more

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Diarmaid Ferriter

Diarmaid Ferriter is one of Ireland’s best-known historians and is Professor of Modern Irish History at UCD. His books include The Transformation of Ireland 1900-2000 (2004), Judging Dev: A Reassessment… Read more

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Catriona Crowe

In addition to her many scholarly, journalistic and broadcasting achievements Catriona Crowe, former head of special projects at the National Archives of Ireland, is a member of… Read more

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Declan Murphy

Declan Murphy

Declan Murphy has ‘birded’ across Ireland, Australia, North America, Asia and Africa. He has worked with BirdWatch Ireland, the country’s largest conservation charity, and has been published… Read more

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Eimear Ryan

Eimear Ryan

Eimear Ryan’s debut novel Holding Her Breath is published by Penguin Sandycove. She is the 2021 Writer in Residence at the School of English, UCC. She is a co-founder of… Read more

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Louise Nealon

Louise Nealon

Louise Nealon is a writer from County Kildare, Ireland. In 2017, she won the Seán Ó Faoláin International Short Story Competition and was the recipient of the Francis… Read more

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Afric McGlinchey

Afric McGlinchey is an Irish-born poet, reviewer, book editor and creative writing who has lived in Zimbabwe, where she spent her formative years and early adulthood. Her… Read more

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Peter O'Toole

Peter O’Toole

Peter O’Toole of Hothouse Flowers made an album at home in Tipperary  during Lockdown. Leaving White Cedars was inspired by walks and old places, animals and stories… Read more

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