Mairéad Byrne

Life
1957- ; b. Dublin, lives in Limerick; ed. UCD, English, and commenced post-graduate work; free-lance journalist and broadcaster for ten years; dir. Belltable Centre; Joyce - A Clew (Dublin Bluett & Co. 1982), a tribute to Joyce; her plays Golden Hair (1982) and Safe Home (1985) were both performed at Project Arts Centre; published interviews with the painters Eithne Jordan (Gandon 1994) and Michael Mulcahy (1995); teaches English at Ithaca College, NY.

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References
Katie Donovan, A. N. Jeffares, & Brendan Kennelly, eds., Ireland’s Women (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 1994); Gerald Dawe, ed., The Younger Irish Poets (Blackstaff [1982]; poems, rev. 1991), pp.65-73.

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