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Famous Irish Authors

This famous Irish writers list includes the most famous authors from Ireland. These are considered to be the most legendary novelists, poets, and playwrights - the best Irish writers of all time. This list of famous Irish authors is alphabetical and can be sorted by any column.

Who are the most famous Irish authors? Many of the names on this list, like Oscar Wilde and Bram Stoker, you've probably heard of, but there are many other famous Irish authors you may not yet have discovered. Check out the list below to find your new favorite Irish author or rediscover a writer you've forgotten. You can also click on an author name for an author bibliography to start reading.

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    Dracula, The Lair of the White Worm, The Lady of the Shroud

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    Ulysses, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Finnegans Wake

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    Louis le Brocquy Táin illustrations, Oxford Book of Irish Verse, ...

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    Gulliver's Travels, A Tale of a Tub, Correspondence

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    The Picture of Dorian Gray, Salome, The importance of being Earnest and ...

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    Angela's Ashes, 'Tis: A Memoir, Teacher Man

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    Waiting for Godot, The Unnamable, Murphy

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    The Story of Lucy Gault, Fools of fortune, Two Lives

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    AE in the Irish Theosophist, Vale and other poems, The living torch

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    Borstal Boy, The Hostage, The Quare Fellow

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    Object lessons, Three Irish Poets, After Every War

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    Pygmalion, Major Barbara, Plays: pleasant and unpleasant

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    The apostle, The passing of the Essenes, A flood

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    Teatro Irlandes, Letters to Molly, Travels In Wicklow, West Kerry And ...

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    Tarry Flynn, Gaff Topsails, No earthly estate

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    The Commitments, The Van, Click

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    The Cure at Troy, The Burial at Thebes, The Haw Lantern

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    Juno and the Paycock, Rose and crown, The letters of Sean O'Casey

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    Memoirs, A Vision, The Countess Cathleen

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    Zoo, The dark tower, The collected poems of Louis MacNeice

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    Ormond, Castle Rackrent, The Absentee

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    On Ballycastle Beach, Shelmalier, The Flower Master

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    20th Century Irish Poems, Poems, 1963-1983, The weather in Japan

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    The Vicar of Wakefield, She Stoops to Conquer, Beau Nash

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    As I Was Going Down Sackville Street, I Follow St. Patrick, The collected ...

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    A Treasury of Irish Folklore, The story of King Arthur and other Celtic ...

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    Moy Sand and Gravel, The prince of the quotidian, Quoof

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    Newman's way, The Talking Trees, The Irish

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    The Ballad Book, Laurence Bloomfield in Ireland 1869, Sixteen Poems

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    At Swim-Two-Birds, The Third Policeman, The Hard Life: An Exegesis of ...

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    The Country Girls, Oh! Calcutta!, Girl with Green Eyes

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    Dancing at Lughnasa, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Faith Healer

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    Words in the Air, Journalism, Night-crossing

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    The Heat of the Day, The Last September, Eva Trout

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    The Big Fellow, The Cornet Player Who Betrayed Ireland, An Only Child AND ...

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    Maud Cotter, Faber Book of Irish Verse, The figure in the cave and other ...

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    A Book of Saints and Wonders, Seven Short Plays, Cuchulain of Muirthemne ...

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    The Informer, Thy Neighbour's Wife, Return of the Brute

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    added by DavidScallion The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Mere Christianity, The Screwtape ...

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    added by TenMajor Sally from Cork, Long ears, Die verrückten OHaras. ( Ab 10 J.)

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    added by TenMajor The Butcher Boy, Breakfast on Pluto, Mondo Desperado

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    added by TenMajor Maurice Walsh Trouble in the Glen, L'Homme tranquille, The honest fisherman

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    added by TenMajor Walter Macken The silent people, God Made Sunday and Other Stories, Quench the Moon

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    added by majoraccident Mary Larkin Playing With Fire, A Matter of Trust, Best Laid Plans Born in 1930's Belfast, Mary has written twelve best selling novels all set in and around the Belfast of old.

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    added by aidansheridan17yt Aidan Sheridan Books Wrote a book. Sold millions.

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    added by InesCollins Tara Road, Nights of rain and stars, C'était pourtant ...

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