Margaret of Fair Hill - Annie M.P Smithson - historical romance set in and around the fictionalised limerick village of Knockhil in the 1920'S
Earth Out Of Earth - Daniel Corkery - a selection of short stories set in ahis native Munster, some with a supernatural theme
Sons of the Swordmaker - Maurice Walsh - set in 1st century Ireland, 'historical fantasy'
This House Was Mine - Francis MacManus - SET IN 1930'S Ireland, part of a loose trilogy - This House Was Mine (1937), Flow On, Lovely River (1941), and Watergate (1942). The location was the fictional Dombridge, based on Kilkenny, and deals with established themes of Irish rural life: obsessions with land, romantic frustrations, and the trials of emigration and return.
The Stormy Hills - Fourteen stories representing the author's finest work ... All of them depict the life of humble folk in Munster viewed by one in thorough sympathy with them ... In nearly all of them there is some queer shiftless character whom the author delights to observe and depict. He does not moralise ... He leaves the story to speak for itself. The idiom is reproduced to perfection."
Men Withering - Francis MacManus
MacManus began writing while still teaching, first publishing a trilogy set in Penal times and concerning the life of the Gaelic poet Donncha Rua Mac Conmara comprising the novels Stand and Give Challenge, Candle for the Proud (1936) and Men Withering (1939).
The Green Cockade ( A Tale of the '98) M.T Pender - historical action romance - set in Blefast circa 1797-1798, first published in1896