Posts from December 2008

Memoirs of a newsman

A.P. Maginness interviews Tim Pat Coogan for The Irish News, taking a broad sweep through his life and recent memoir…

“I am gratified by the number of people that ask me why I have written this memoir now. I am glad that they think I have so much time left in me,” he laughs.

When the Writer Becomes the Subject

Cahir O’Doherty at writes

“Tim Pat Coogan, the legendary Irish editor, historian and critic, has just published a vivid new memoir throwing light on his five decades in Irish pubic life. Celebrated for his groundbreaking studies of the IRA, Michael Collins and Eamon de Valera, to date Coogan has written only about other people, never himself. But now, he’s discovered the unexpected rewards of telling his own tale.”

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