Irish Authors

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James Joyce Library
09/08/2022

James Joyce: His Life, Work, and Legacy

James Joyce was a phenomenal Irish author, short story writer, and poet. His work is still studied today and inspires...

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03/07/2022

Famous Irish Authors Who Helped Promote Irish Tourism

Every country around the world prides itself on its culture and heritage, and who better to represent a country’s culture...

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Amazing Grace Song
30/06/2022

The History, Lyrics and Meaning of the Amazing Grace Song

Amazing Grace has become one of the most beautifully haunting Christian hymns in the world. Many famous faces have covered...

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Van Morrison
26/06/2022

Van Morrison’s Remarkable Trail

Van Morrison George Ivan Morrison – or Van Morrison as he was mostly known as an Irish singer and songwriter,...

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21/06/2022

‘Oh, Danny Boy’: Lyrics and History of Ireland’s Beloved Song

A popular song that is the epitome of Irish culture, Danny Boy is a ballad with an ancient Irish melody....

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Ultimate Belfast Student Guide (Queens University Belfast)
10/05/2022

Seamus Heaney: His Great Life | His Work | His Successes – 8 Facts and More

Farming background, country at war, teacher, writer, Nobel Prize winner… continue reading to learn about how Seamus Heaney’s life experiences...

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Samuel Beckett Bridge
09/05/2022

Samuel Beckett: An Irish Author

Here at ConnollyCove, we love all literature. Continue reading to discover the life and success of the Irish author: Samuel...

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Dublin's Writer Museum
22/03/2022

Dublin Writers Museum, Dublin City

Ireland has always been renowned for its strong literary history. It is the home of some of the worlds greatest...

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John Banville Irish Writers
15/03/2022

Two Authors | One Man | John Banville

Two writers, one man. An exploration of the styles of John Banville and Benjamin Black: his life, work, and success....

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William Butler Yeats
10/03/2022

William Butler Yeats: A Great Poet’s Journey

W.B. Yeats is one of the greatest Irish and 20th-century poets. His works echoed his Irish roots and became a...

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CS Lewis Square
10/03/2022

CS Lewis Square – Belfast – Chronicles of Narnia Belfast

It’s a perfect corner of Narnia from Belfast’s CS Lewis built on the Newtownards Road in Northern Ireland’s Belfast with...

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books to read in 2020
08/03/2022

The Best Books to Read This Year: Top 5

Reading is a great solace to many and for many of us – each year seems to travel past at...

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C.S Lewis Trail N. Ireland
01/03/2022

CS Lewis-Chronicles of Narnia-The Lion, Witch & Wardrobe-Narnia Trail

CS Lewis Background – born in Belfast on 29th November 1898, created the world of Narnia that is loved all...

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Edna O'Brien
28/02/2022

Irish Author Edna O’Brien | A Controversial Writer

An international success, PEN Award winner, and an autobiographical author. Irish Author Edna O’Brien has lived and written about, an...

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Maria Edgeworth
25/02/2022

Irish Author Maria Edgeworth and her Life Work

Maria Edgeworth is another famous author from our Island called Ireland. She created many children and adult novels throughout her...

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Successful Authors from Derry
25/02/2022

Successful Authors from Derry – James Burke & More

Ireland has produced many famous authors, and they are all noteworthy. Among those celebrated brilliant minds, there are many successful...

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Lady Gregory, Coole Park
25/02/2022

Lady Gregory: An Often Overlooked Author

Lady Gregory is often forgotten about when discussing Irish literature. Often paired with William Butler Yeats. After much research, she...

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Roddy Doyle
07/02/2022

Roddy Doyle: Famous Irish Writer

An Irish Novelist, Teacher and Screenwriter.. continue reading to explore the life and work of famous Irish writer Roddy Doyle....

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Oscar Wild Statue in Dublin
07/02/2022

Oscar Wilde: His Journey, Fame and Downfall

Here at ConnollyCove we love everything and everyone Irish. Continue reading to discover the Life, Work, Fame, and Downfall of...

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Stendhal Festival 2019 Limavady
07/02/2022

More Than Danny Boy: Stendhal Festival

In the valley that saw the song, ‘Danny Boy’ conceived, one of Ireland’s most celebrated music festivals is back this...

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Cecelia Ahern
07/02/2022

PS I Love You: The Rise of Cecelia Ahern

Here at ConnollyCove, we take pride in all the famous writers Ireland has produced. Cecelia Ahern is a contemporary author...

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Brian Friel Irish Author with Sire Ian McKellen and Dr James Nesbitt
07/02/2022

Brian Friel: His Life Work and Legacy

Brian Friel is a large name within Ireland’s literary world. During his lifetime he created many poems, plays and short...

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Bram Stoker
07/02/2022

Bram Stoker: Gothic Ireland and his famous Dracula

Bram Stoker is arguably one of Ireland’s most famous authors, and he is known worldwide for his creation of the...

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Elizabeth Bowen Irish author
07/02/2022

Irish Author Elizabeth Bowen | Life and Legacy

Elizabeth Bowen is a famous Irish author who is remembered for her literary works. She is known for her novels...

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Derek Mahon
07/02/2022

Derek Mahon: Ireland’s Leading Modern Poet

Derek Mahon is a widely known poet of the modern literary world. Loving Literature from a young age, his talent...

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Sean O'Casey Bridge
07/02/2022

Sean O’Casey | Greatest Irish Playwright

Sean O’Casey is known globally as an amazing Irish Playwright. He has written many plays that are still watched and...

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W.B Yeats poses for a picture
07/02/2022

The Revolutionary Life of W. B. Yeats

William Butler Yeats (June 13, 1865 – January 28, 1939) was an Irish poet, dramatist, mystic, and public figure from...

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Paul Muldoon
07/02/2022

Paul Muldoon | Irish Poet

A poetry prize winner, an Oxford Professor and a globally known, celebrated poet. But where did he start his amazing...

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Marina Carr
07/02/2022

Marina Carr: The Modern Day Lady Gregory

Marina Carr is a modern Irish playwright which has received a dozen critically acclaimed awards and whose work has been...

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07/02/2022

Inspirational Irish Women Who Changed the World

Women have made incredible contributions to society and Ireland is no exception. Inspirational Irish women have transformed history and pioneered...

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