Desmond, Tim

Ken Boyle is from Dublin, and his father’s family was from the Ballinamore area of Leitrim. Ken worked in the financial sector in both Ireland and England. Since his retirement he has had the time to pursue a lifelong interest in recent Irish history. Ken’s grandfather was Dr Muldoon’s cousin. This is his first book.
Tim Desmond grew up in Cork city. He studied social science and journalism at UCC, before being taken on by RTÉ Radio after graduating. He has made a number of award-winning documentaries, which have taken him across Asia, Africa and Central America, with a particular focus on issues of social justice and the legacy of war. He now works full-time with the Documentary On One team at RTÉ Radio, producing his own documentaries and supervising the productions of independent documentary-makers.