Eilis Dillon
 

 

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Eilís Dillon 1920-1994

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Born in Galway. She was a writer of children’s stories, at first in Irish and then in English. These include Children of Bach, The Island of Horses, The House on the Shore, The Cruise of the Santa Maria, The Singing Cave and The Island of Ghosts. She also wrote adult books including Across the Bitter Sea, Wild Geese, Citizen Burke and Blood Relations. She is buried in County Offaly.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book