Irish writers unite against war

Ireland's top writers have come together to voice their opposition to the war through the power of the pen.

Ireland's top writers have come together to voice their opposition to the war through the power of the pen.

A new book, Irish Writers Against War, containing the work of over 40 writers will be launched on Monday in support of the Irish Anti-War Movement.

The contributors are:

Philip Casey * Michael Coady * Tim Pat Coogan * John F. Deane * Raymond Deane * Theo Dorgan * Kevin Doyle * Roddy Doyle * Dave Duggan * Terry Eagleton * Aubrey Flegg * Celia de Freine * Mark Granier * Robert Greacen * Seamus Heaney * Tony Hicky * Kevin Higgins * Michael D. Higgins * Fred Johnston * Jennifer Johnston * Pat Jourdan * Brendan Kennelly * Susan Knight

* Conor Kostick * Morgan Llywelyn * Sam McAughtry * Eugene McCabe * Eamonn McCann * Gerry McDonnell * Oisin McGann * Medbh McGuckian * Bernard MacLaverty * Liam MacUistin * Aodhan Madden * Paula Meehan * Sinead Morrissey * Danny Morrison * Jean O’Brien * Mary O’Donnell *

Sheila O’Hagan * Siobhain Parkinson * Tom Paulin * Gabriel Rosenstock and Hans Christian Oeser * Ronan Sheehan * Peter Sheridan * Peter Sirr * William Wall * David Wheatley * Enda Wyley * Ann Zell.

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