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Famous Writers from Ireland

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List of famous writers from Ireland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Ireland is home to many prolific writers, including those who write fiction, non-fiction, poetry, biographies and more. These are some of the best Irish writers that have ever lived, so if you're a native of Ireland and an aspiring writer then use this list as inspiration to achieve your own writing goals.

This list has a variety of writers, like George William Russell and David Keating, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who are popular Irish writers?" and "Which writers are from Ireland?"

You can click on the names of these renowned writers of Ireland in order to get more information about each one. Some of these historic writers may no longer be living in Ireland, but they're all of Ireland descent.