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  • Emer Martin

    Emer Martin is a Dubliner who has lived in Paris, London, the Middle East, and various parts of the U.S. Her first novel, Breakfast in Babylon,…

  • Kuno Meyer

    Kuno Meyer was born in Germany in 1858. He was a professor of Celtic languages and translated The Life of Colman of Lynn in 1911.

  • Tony McCarthy

    TONY MCCARTHY was born in Cork city and educated at the Model School, Colaiste Chraost Rafa and University College Cork. He teaches English and History in…

  • Tom Mac Intyre

    TOM MAC INTYRE, born in Cavan in 1931, is the author of many works of fiction, poetry and plays, including Stories of the Wandering Moon (2000), The…

  • Thomas McAlindon

    THOMAS MCALINDON, born in Belfast, is Emeritus Professor of English at the University of Hull. He is the author of six books on Shakespeare and his…

  • Terry Moylan

    TERRY MOYLAN is a music historian, piper and archivist at Dublin’s Na Piobairi Uilleann. His earlier publications include Johnny O’Leary of Sliabh Luachra: Dance Music from the…

  • Ted McCarthy

    TED MCCARTHY, a native of Clones, Co. Monaghan, was educated at University College Dublin. November Wedding was his first collection of poetry.

  • T.J. McElligott

    Tom McElligott was a teacher and wrote about his experiences teaching in Irish boarding schools during the mid 20th century in the title This Teaching Life, which…

  • Sinead McCoole

    SINEAD MCCOOLE, historian and author, has curated exhibitions on Irish history and Irish art in both Ireland and the US. She writers extensively on women in…

  • Orla Murphy

    ORLA MURPHY was born into a family of artists in County Cork. Her father was the sculptor Seamus Murphy, author of Stone Mad. After training as…

  • Richard Murphy

    Richard Murphy was born in 1927 at Milford, near Kilmaine, County Mayo, and spent part of his childhood in Ceylon, where his father was the last…

  • Richard McNeff

    Richard McNeff was born in London, where he now lives. His father was a repertory theatre actor who went into film and television. His mother is a…

  • R.B. McDowell

    R.B. McDowell (1913-2011) was one of Ireland’s most celebrated historians. He was a Professor of History and Emeritus Fellow of Trinity College, Dublin. His more recent…

  • Patrick Myler

    Patrick Myler is a boxing writer and Dublin historian, author of The Fighting Irish: Ireland’s role in world boxing historyand A Century of Boxing Greats, amongst others….

  • Oliver MacDonagh

    Oliver MacDonagh was a significant writer as well as a distinguished historian, his work marked by a sophistication of style and intellect.

  • Nick McGinley

    Nick McGinley is a comedian, writer and active citizen, whose book ‘100 Reasons to Vote Yes to Lisbon 2’ was published in 2009.

  • Niall Murphy

    Niall Murphy is an antiquarian, book and ephemera dealer. His interest in Joyce led him to collect these postcards over a period of twenty-five years. He…

  • Mike McCormack

    Mike McCormack is the author of two novels, Crowe’s Requiem (1998), and Notes on a Coma (2005), which was shortlisted for the Irish Book of the…

  • Michael MacLiammoir

    Michael MacLiammoir (1899-1978), artist, actor, designer, author and producer, founded the Gate Theatre, along with his partner Hilton Edwards, in October 1928. He wrote several stage adaptations…

  • Michael McCarthy

    Michael McCarthy studied in University College Galway, Leeds and Rome. He joined RTE in 1975 as a television producer-director, was Departmental Head from 1993-1997, and took early…

  • Mark Macauley

    Mark Macauley was born in 1956 and raised on the edge of the Wicklow Mountains. He lives between London and Africa and makes documentaries and writes…

  • Lucy McDiarmid

    LUCY MCDIARMID has a PhD from Harvard and is a writer and historian. Her book The Irish Art of Controversy was published by Lilliput in 2005.

  • Kieran McCarthy

    Kieran McCarthy is a Corkman born and bred and holds a Masters of Philosophy in Geography from University College Cork. He has lectured widely on the…

  • Peter Morgan

    Peter Morgan is an artist whose work is in many public and private collections, including The Arts Council of Ireland, University College, Cork, and the Tate…

  • John MacKenna

    John MacKenna, award-winning short-story writer, novelist, biographer and broadcaster, is author of The Fallen and other stories, Clare, A Year of Our Lives, The Last Fine…

  • John Moriarty

    Use promo code “MORIARTY” to avail of a 20% discount on all John Moriarty books from now until Thursday June 8th.  John Moriarty was born in Kerry…

  • John Montague

    John Montague was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1929 and raised in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland. He studied in Dublin, Yale, Iowa and Berkeley, and…

  • John McCourt

    John McCourt was born in Dublin in 1965 and educated at Belvedere College and University College Dublin. Since 1991 he has lived in Trieste, where he…

  • Hugh McFadden

    Hugh McFadden, poet, journalist, friend and literary executor to John Jordan, is editor of The Collected Stories of John Jordan (1991) and The Collected Poems (1991)….

  • Hector McDonnell

    Hector McDonnell is one of Ireland’s leading artists, exhibiting in New York and Hong Kong, as well as in Ireland, England, Germany and France, with museum retrospectives in Belfast…

  • Ena May

    Ena May is a Dublin actress, playwright and director. Her one-act Out of the Beehive was appraised by Fintan O’Toole as ‘flawless’ with ‘a wicked sense of…

  • Donal Magner

    Donal Magner began his career as a forester with the Irish Forest Service in 1970 before joining Coillte in 1989 and forming Magner Communications in 1993….

  • Brendan McWilliams

    Brendan McWilliams, born in Dublin in 1944, spent his formative years in County Kerry where his father was in charge of Valentia Observatory. After graduating in…

  • Andrew McNeillie

    Andrew McNeillie is Literature Publisher for Blackwell in Oxford. He was born and raised in North Wales and began his working life, after a year at…

  • Alison Maxwell

    Alison Maxwell was raised in County Offaly, schooled at Sutton Park in Dublin and completed an MA in Creative Writing from UCD in 2007. She has…

  • Aidan Mathews

    Aidan Mathews was born in Dublin in 1956 and attended UCD and Stanford University in the USA. He is an award-winning playwright, novelist and short-story writer,…

  • Kevin Myers

    Kevin Myers, broadcaster, journalist and writer, has pioneered the study of the First World War in Ireland. He studied history at University College Dublin and is…