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  • Michel Déon

    Michel Déon is a distinguished academician and novelist who lived in Galway from 1976 until his death in 2016. He is best known as author of…

  • Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill

    NUALA NÍ DHOMNHAILL, was the Ireland Chair of Poetry from 2001 to 2003. She is a champion of the Irish language and has been widely translated into…

  • Hugh Dorian

    In the 1890s, Hugh Dorian (1834-1914), a native of Fanaid on the Atlantic coast of north Donegal, wrote this remarkable memoir. Dorian provides extraordinary insights into…

  • Seamus De Faoite

    Seamus De Faoite, a native of Killarney, was a friend and contemporary of both Bryan MacMahon and Brendan Behan. He founded the Killarney Players, who performed…

  • Ruth Delany

    Ruth Delany has been researching the history of the Irish inland waterways for many years. She was a founder member of the Inland Waterways Association of Ireland…

  • Rob Doyle

    Rob Doyle is the author of Here Are The Young Men, and the forthcoming short story collection, This Is The Ritual. His fiction, essays, and criticism…

  • Richard Davis

    Richard Davis born in India and educated at Trinity College Dublin, is Emeritus Professor of History at the University of Tasmania, Australia. He is the editor of…

  • Ninette de Valois

    NINETTE DE VALOIS, the world-famous prima ballerina, was born Edris Stannus in 1898 and raised at Baltiboys in County Wicklow. In this autobiography, first published in…

  • Leland Lewis Duncan

    Leland Lewis Duncan was born in Lewisham, Kent, in 1862. His father was a civil servant. Duncan and his two younger sisters enjoyed a secure middle-class…

  • Kildare Dobbs

    Kildare Dobbs was born in India in October 1923, raised in Ireland, and educated in Dublin, Cambridge and London. He served in the Royal Navy during…

  • Joan de Vere

    Joan de Vere was born in Eastbourne in 1913. She was adopted by the de Veres and grew up in Curragh Chase, their ancestral home in…

  • Edouard de Pomiane

    Edouard de Pomiane was born in Paris, the son of Polish émirgés. One of this century’s greatest cookery writers, he lectured at the Institut Pasteur and wrote…

  • Brian Drummond

    Brian Drummond is an employee of the ESB and worked for many years as an electrician and technical officer in Cathaleen’s Fall generating station. He has…

  • Dessie Doyle

    Dessie Doyle is a civil servant. His family has a long association with the ESB, growing up in Station Road, and with his late father Walter…

  • David Dickson

    David Dickson is a Professor in Modern History in Trinity College, Dublin and has published extensively on the social, economic and cultural history of Ireland, including…

  • Bill Doyle

    The late Bill Doyle, a Dubliner, was one of Ireland’s leading documentary and artistic photographers; he won international awards for his work in Japan, Germany, the…

  • J.P. Donleavy

    J.P. ‘Mike’ Donleavy has written more than twenty books since The Ginger Man, including The Beastly Beatitudes of Balthazar B, Meet My Maker the Mad Molecule,…