This site is 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.

Eilís Dillon’s work has been widely translated. Click here to learn a little more about her work in Italian.