Jack Holland

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Birthday
4, 1947
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Death Date
May 14, 2004 (56)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
4, 1947
Birthplace
Northern Ireland
Death Date
May 14, 2004 (56)

About

Most well known for his journalistic work documenting the extended Northern Irish conflict known as "The Troubles," Holland is also remembered for his novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction works.

Before Fame

After studying at the University of Ulster; Trinity College, Dublin; and Essex University, he began his journalistic career with the Dublin newspaper the Hibernia. He later wrote for the Irish Echo, the New York Times, The Spectator, and numerous other major publications.

Trivia

His final book-length work, Misogyny, the World's Oldest Prejudice, was published two years after his death of cancer.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and he later lived and worked in Ireland, England, Italy, and the United States. His marriage to American-born translator and teacher Mary Hudson resulted in a daughter named Jenny.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow Irish journalist and author Frank Delaney.