Maeve Binchy

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Birthday
28, 1940
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 30, 2012 (72)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
28, 1940
Birthplace
Ireland
Death Date
Jul 30, 2012 (72)

About

Irish author and columnist who was known for her humorous work about small-town life in Ireland and has published novels that were translated into 37 languages and sold more than 40 million copies worldwide.

Before Fame

She earned a bachelor's degree in history from University College Dublin and worked as a teacher at multiple girls' schools.

Trivia

She won a Jacob's Award in 1978 for her play Deeply Regretted By.

Family Life

She married Gordon Snell in 1977.

Associated With

John Banville wrote a tribute to her after she passed away.