"The world is truly a darker place without the golden light of lovely Maeve Binchy. We'll all miss her genius"
-- Actress and author Amy Huberman
"[She had] time for everybody. Perhaps because her stories came from all of us and for all of us." -- Scottish writer Ian Rankin
"So sad to hear of Maeve Binchy's passing. A warm, wonderful woman and an inspiration in so many ways." -- Author Sheila O'Flanagan
"Maeve Binchy RIP. Ireland's most loved novelist, died aged 72. Her books (40 million) adorned the best-seller lists worldwide."
-- Irish author Paddy Cummins
"The world is truly a darker place without the golden light of lovely Maeve Binchy. We'll all miss her genius."
-- Author Cathy Kelly
"As a person, she was charming, intelligent, warm, generous with her time, effort and work." -- Oscar winner Brenda Fricker
"She was just so kind, normal and generous. Her generosity was enormous."
-- Author Patricia Scanlan
"Godspeed Maeve Binchy RIP, lovely, warm gentle lady brought much joy through all her work." -- Meath East TD Regina Doherty