Writers from Different Regions of Ireland

08/10/2019

Writers from Ulster 

Antrim: Sam Millar, William Hamilton Drummond, Alexander Irvine, Sam Burnside, Paula Clamp, Gréagóir Ó Dúill

Armagh: William Drennan, Louis MacNeice, Derek Mahon, Paul Muldoon, Medbh McGuckian, Brian Keenan, Ray Givans, Jarlath Gregory 

CavanCathair Mac Cabe, Thomas Sheridan, Henry Brooke, Philip Connell, Mary-Anne Madden Sadlier, Agnes O’Farrelly, Shane Connaughton 

Derry: Seamus Heaney, James Simmons, Joyce Cary, George Farquhar, Antonia Logue 

Donegal: William Allingham, Patrick MacGill, Frank McGuinness, Brian Friel, Francis Harvey, Patrick McGill, Charles McGlinchyPeadar O’Donnell, Cathal Ó Searcaigh

Down: Martin Waddell, Maurice Hayes, MJ Murphy 

Fermanagh: Frank Ormsby, Shane Connaughton, Carlo Gébler, John Kelly, Eugene McCabe, Blánaid McKinney, Nigel McLoughlin, Mary Montague 

Monaghan: Patrick Kavanagh, Patrick McCabe

Tyrone: William Carleton, Brian Friel, Benedict Kiely, John Montague 

 

Writers from Connaught 

Galway: Augusta Gregory, Liam O’Flaherty, Desmond Hogan, John Arden, Nora Barnacle, Ken BruenEilís Dillon, Frank Harris, Rita Ann Higgins, Fred Johnston, Walter Macken, Edward Martin, MJ Molloy, Tom Murphy, Padraic O’ConaireMáirtín Ó Díreáin, Brendan O’hEithir, Mary O’Malley, Joe Steve O’Neachtain

Leitrim: Brian Leyden, Vincent Woods 

Mayo: George Moore, John F Deane, John Healy, Mike McCormack, Michael Mullen, Pat O’Brien 

Roscommon: Douglas Hyde, Percy French, John Waters, Patrick Chapman 

Sligo: William Butler Yeats, Leland Bardwell, Dermot Healy, Neil Jordan, Joe McGowan, Eoin McNamara  

 

Writers from Leinster 

Carlow: William Francis Maher MacNevin, Michael Farrell, Deirdre Brennan, Pádraig Ó Snodaigh

Dublin: Jonathan Swift, Samuel Beckett, James JoyceBrendan Behan, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, James Clarence Mangan, Roddy Doyle, Flann O’Brien, John McGahern, Sean O’Casey, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Katharine Tynan, Alfred Perceval Graves, Bram Stoker, Edmund John Armstrong, Charles James Lever, Anna Maria Fielding, Samuel Lover, John Millington Synge, Padraig Pearse, Oliver St.John Gogarty, Roger CasementEavon Boland, Emma Donoghue, Niall Williams, Sebastian Barry, Ciaran Carson, Declan Kiberd, Hugh Leonard 

Kildare: Aidan Higgins, Desmond Egan, Rita Kelly, John MacKenna, Ernest Shackleton, Mary Tansey 

Kilkenny: John Banim, Kerry Hardie, Sean Hardie, Francis McManus, Mark Roper, Maura Treacy 

Laois: Tom Phelan, Pat Doran, Patrick F Meehan, Liam Miller 

Longford: Oliver Goldsmith, Padraig Colum, Maria Edgeworth, Vona Groarke

LouthVicto M Buckley, John O’Reilly, Susan Connolly, Katherine Duffy, Conor O’Callaghan, Dermot Somers, Joseph Woods 

Meath: Francis Edward Ledwidge, Lord Dunsany, Peter Fallon, Mary Lavin 

Offaly: Vivian Mercier, William O’Connor Morris 

Westmeath: Dermot Healy, Leo Daly, Brinsley McNamara 

Wexford: John Banville, Colm Toibin, Vincent Banville, Philip Casey, Anthony Cronin, Eamonn Wall 

Wicklow: Biddy Jenkinson, Erskine Childers, Anne McCaffrey, Alan Warner 

Writers from Munster 

ClareAodh Buidhe MacCruitín, Thomas Dermody, Edna O’Brien

Cork: William Trevor, Frank O’Connor, Thomas Osborne Davis, Sean O’Faolain, Justin McCarthy, Fitz-James O’Brien, Daibhidh O’Bruadair, Lennox Robinson 

Kerry: Alfred O’Rahilly

Limerick: Aubrey de Vere, Gerald Griffin, Michael Curtain, Frank McCourt, Tom Nestor, Kate O’Brien, Christoir O’Flynn, Desmond O’Grady 

Tipperary: Laurence Sterne, Julia Kavanagh, Charles Kickham 

Waterford: Robert Boyle  

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