Joy, Breda

Breda Joy has been a journalist with ‘Kerry’s Eye’ newspaper since 2000 and prior to that worked with ‘The Kerryman’ for thirteen years. She has been awarded Provincial Journalist of the Year and was given a Certificate of Merit in the Justice Media Awards. She has also been shortlisted for the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition and the RTÉ/Penguin Ireland Short Story competition. She is the author of ‘Hidden Kerry’ and has lived most of her life in Kerry, with brief interludes in Dublin and Cork.