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  • Ulick O’Connor

    Ulick O’Connor is a biographer, playwright and poet. His biography of Oliver St John Gogarty was described by Sir Charles Petrie as ‘the work of a modern…

  • Timothy O’Neill

    TIMOTHY O’NEILL teaches and lectures on calligraphy in Ireland and abroad. He is author of The Irish Hand (1984) and Merchants and Mariners in Medieval Ireland…

  • T.F. O’Sullivan

    T.F. O’SULLIVAN served as Irish ambassador in eleven foreign capitals, including Washington and Paris, and was awarded the Legion d’Honneur by the French government. His fascination…

  • Arthur O’Connor

    ARTHUR O’CONNOR was born in 1763, and was a prominent member of the United Irishmen. He later became a general in Napoleon’s army. He wrote the…

  • Seamus O’Siochain

    Seamus O’Siochain lectures in anthropology in the National University of Ireland, Maynooth. He is the joint author of The Eyes of Another Race: Roger Casement’s Congo Report…

  • Rory O’Connor

    Rory O’Connor was born in 1928. A former journalist with the Irish Press and news editor of the Sunday Press, he was also head of RTÉ’s television…

  • Robert O’Byrne

    Robert O’Byrne is a writer and lecturer specializing in the fine and decorative arts and author of more than a dozen books, among them The Last…

  • Richard O’Rawe

    Richard O’Ware is author of Blanketmen, An Untold Story of the H-Block Hunger Strike (2005), acclaimed by reviewers across the political spectrum, from Maurice Hayes and Garret…

  • Phillip Orr

    Phillip Orr a former teacher and military historian, is author of the best-selling The Road to the Somme: Men of the Ulster Division Tell Their Story (Belfast…

  • Peggy O’Brien

    Peggy O’Brien grew up in western Massachusetts, where she now lives with her husband. She teaches at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. After graduating from Mount Holyoke…

  • Padraic O’Farrell

    Padraic O’Farrell was born in Staplestown, Donadea, County Kildare. One of Ireland’s best-known journalists and most prolific authors, he was a regular contributor to the Irish Times,…

  • Eoin O’Brien

    Eoin O’Brien, a professor of medicine at both the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Dublin, is author of several highly regarded volumes: among them,…

  • Niall Ó’Ciosáin

    Niall Ó Ciosáin is Senior Lecturer in the Department of History at the National University of Ireland, Galway. His book, Print and Popular Culture in Ireland, 1750-1850…

  • Mary O’Donoghue

    Mary O’Donoghue was born in 1975 and grew up in Co. Clare. Her short stories have been published in Agni, Salamander, The Dublin Review, Literary Imagination…

  • Seamus O’Donoghue

    Seamus O’Donoghue was brought up around Coachford in the heart of the Lee valley. After qualifying as a National Teacher he spent most of his working…

  • John O’Meara

    Born in 1915 in Co. Galway, John O’Meara received an MA at University College, Dublin, and became Professor of Latin there in 1948. The most recently…

  • Jim O’Donnell

    Jim O’Donnell has spent his career publishing books and writing them – the Administration Yearbook & Diary, which he originated, is an indispensable reference work for…

  • George O’Brien

    George O’Brien is Professor of English at Georgetown University, and the author of two subsequent memoirs, Dancehall Days and Out of Our Minds.

  • Flann O’Brien

    Flann O’Brien (aka Myles na gCopaleen, Brian O’Nolan), Irish civil servant and toper, was a novelist, journalist, critic, playwright, and comic writer of genius. He died…

  • Donnchadh O Corrain

    Donnchadh O Corrain is Professor of Irish History at University College Cork. He specialises in early medieval history, and has published numerous articles on the subject….

  • Con O’Rourke

    Con O’Rourke, a graduate of University College Dublin, has been President of the Institute of Biology Ireland and Chairman of the Science Committee of the Royal…

  • Aodogan O’Rahilly

    Aodogan O’Rahilly was born in 1904 in Brighton. His family then moved to the US, returning to Ireland in 1909. His father was The O’Rahilly, co-founder…