Eilís Dillon links:
Life and Works
The Novels
The Detective Stories
For Young People
Other Works
Education & Research

Eilís Dillon's work has been widely translated. In future versions of the site, all these flags will be clickable links to pages in other languages. The Italian flag is now a live link.

In April 2000 the O'Brien Press published a new paperback edition of The House on the Shore
. In April 2001 the same publisher reissued Plover Hill.

The Eilís Dillon
Irish Writing Pages

These links are presented by the literary estate of Eilís Dillon (1920-1994) one of Ireland's most distinguished writers. To explore her work, you can focus on her novels, her detective stories and her books for young people. There are education and research resources, a biographical page, quotations from her many excellent reviews, and a bibliography.
An attractive feature of the site is the collection of designs and illustrations for Eilís Dillon's books by the English artist and writer Richard Kennedy.
We hope that you enjoy the site. Please let us know what you think.

Recent additions:
Live Italian pages.
Live German pages (under development).
Education & Research: "Hostile Reviews" and "Political Reviews"

Coming soon:
The true story of "His Only Pair"
Léan Ní Chuilleanáin's pages

In August 2001 Tomorrow Publishing House issued the first Chinese edition of "The Lost Island".

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Ratings and Credits

StudyWeb Award


Irish Writers' Centre
Cyphers Magazine
Philip Casey's
Irish Writers

Bill Williams's Irish links
Irish Resources in the Humanities
Vandergrift's Children's Literature page
Phyllis Gaffney: Healing Amid the Ruins Winner of the "Prix de la Société Française d'Histoire des Hôpitaux (Essai Etranger)", 2000.The author is a daughter in law of Eilís Dillon.

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Last updated 20 November 2001. All material in these pages is copyright, and may not be reproduced for commercial purposes without written permission.