Irish author, playwright, and actor. His best-known works include his Wexford Trilogy of plays and a novel entitled Tumbling Down.
Before beginning his writing career, he sang with a music group called The Roach Band.
A popular teacher and tutor, he was responsible for the creation of a student-written magazine called Novus.
He was born and raised in Wexford, Ireland.
He penned the screenplay for Trojan Eddie, a 1997 film starring Richard Harris.