Circle of Friends Stage Adaptation

An enchanting tale of first love, fierce loyalty and friendship set in 1950s Ireland. Elaine Murphy’s wonderful adaptation perfectly captures the warmth of Maeve’s trademark compassion and humour.

From Abortion to Infidelity: how Maeve Binchy chronicled Ireland

Professor Margaret Kelleher, Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature at UCD, writes about Maeve Binchy’s lasting appeal in the Irish Times

Film, TV and radio adaptations

Maeve Binchy’s novels and short stories have been adapted for film. TV and radio, including Echoes, The Lilac Bus, Tara Road and Circle of Friends.

My favourite Maeve Binchy:
Circle of Friends

Carole Baron, Maeve Binchy’s publisher in the USA, explains why this is her favourite novel.