Irish Book Awards

Edited by Marie Heaney

marieheaney_johnminihan_sMarie Heaney was born in County Tyrone and began her teaching career in schools in Northern Ireland. She and her family moved to Dublin, where she still lives, in 1972. She has written Over Nine Waves (Faber and Faber, 1994), a book of Irish legends, and The Names Upon The Harp (Faber and Faber, 2000), a book of Irish legends for children, with illustrations by PJ Lynch. As an editor with Townhouse Publishing in Dublin she has produced several anthologies, including Heart Mysteries, a personal selection of Irish poetry.


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Author photo: John Minihan

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