Ireland has blessed the literary world with talents of Joyce, Wilde, Beckett, Shaw, Synge, Yeats, Swift and many more. Those are tough shoes to fill, and fortunately, the Emerald Isle continues to produce a steady crop of skilled storytellers.
We asked our readers to tell us their favorite contemporary Irish authors…
Is there an author you think belongs on our list? Add them in the comments below.
A special thanks to Pamela Boyd Shields for requesting we devise this list… and a giant THANK YOU to everyone who contributed their favorites: Judy Arnold, Karen Atherton, Ellen Breen, Liza Bresnan, Diana Doyle, Pam Ellingson, Lisa Griffith, Elizabeth Gunn, Kim Hathaway, Dan Ireland, Lawyermom1, Judy Main, Max, Bob McWalter, Carla Moser, Christy Nicholas,Brighid O’Sullivan, Michele Peltier, Mary Philp, Lynn Roberson, Dana Saretsky, Pat Strain, Susan, Dr. Jessie Voigts, and Joanna Wood.
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