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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


J.P. Donleavy

1926 -

J.P. Donleavy was born in New York City in 1926. After serving in the Navy in W.W.II, Donleavy traveled to Dublin to study at Trinity College. He gained critical acclaim with his first novel, The Ginger Man. J.P. Donleavy's works have been staged numerous times over the past three decades in both the US and Europe as well as being broadcast on television and radio.

Playwriting Credits

Play Title Playwright
A Singular Man J.P. Donleavy
Fairy Tales of New York J.P. Donleavy


Play Title Playwright
The Ginger Man J.P. Donleavy J.P. Donleavy