Irish authors

Get to know Ireland by reading one of these novels written by Irish authors that are set in Ireland.  Here you'll find authors like James Joyce, Maeve Binchy, Maggie O'Farrell and more.

Revised March 2023

Academy Street

by Mary Costello

Amongst Women

by John Mcgahern

The Butchers Blessing

by Ruth Gilligan

Exciting Times

by Naoise Dolan

The Glorious Heresies

by Lisa Mcinerney

The Heart's Invisible Furies

by John Boyne

Jewels Of The Sun

by Nora Roberts

The Mammy

by Brendan O'carroll

Murder in an Irish Village

by Carlene O'connor

The Pull Of The Stars

by Emma Donoghue

Small Things Like These

by Claire Keegan

The Story of Lucy Gault

by William Trevor

This Must Be The Place

by Maggie Ofarrell

Too Close to Breathe

by Olivia Kiernan

A Week In Winter

by Maeve Binchy