Collins, Jude

Jude Collins is a retired university lecturer. He has broadcast extensively on CBC (Canada), BBC Radio Newcastle, BBC Radio Ulster and BBC Radio Five Live, as well as appearing on BBC NI, BBC World News, RTÉ and PRESS TV. He has written four works of fiction: Booing the Bishop and other stories (1995), Only Human and other stories (1998), The Garden of Eden All Over Again (2001) and Leave of Absence (2006), as well as three collections of interviews: Tales Out of School: St Columb’s College Derry in the 1950s (The History Press, 2010), Whose Past Is It Anyway? (The History Press, 2013) and Martin McGuinness: The Man I Knew (Mercier Press, 2018). Jude writes a weekly column for The Andersonstown News and blogs at