Kelly, Darren

Derek Molyneux and Darren Kelly are the co-authors of Someone Has to Die for This, Killing at its Very Extreme, When the Clock Struck in 1916 – Close Quarter Combat in the Easter Rising and Those of Us Who Must Die – Execution, Exile and Revival After the Easter Rising. Lifelong friends and history enthusiasts they have contributed to the Irish Times and History Ireland. Derek, an expert in Irish revolutionary history, often appears on radio debates and interviews and works for the Department of Housing, Local Government, and Heritage in County Westmeath. Darren, a full-time author/historian, lives in Essex, England. Together, they manage the popular Facebook page ‘Dublin 1916 – 1923 Then and Now,’ which boasts over 13,000 followers.