Born: Dec 15, 1936 AD
Currently alive, at 78 years of age.
1930 - Born on the 15th of December in Tuamgraney, County Clare, Ireland.
1960 - She published her first book, "The Country Girls".
1962 - She received numerous awards for her works, including a Kingsley Amis.
1981 - She wrote a play Virginia which was about Virginia Woolf an English novelist.
2006 - She was appointed adjunct professor of English Literature in University College Dublin.
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