1962- ; b. Sligo, dg. of Padraig and Sheila Lunn; moved to Galway in 1963; ed. the Mercy Convent nuns nd TCD; grad. English and History of Art; joined DCU Players; grad. MA; acted with
the Abbey, the Gate, Rough Magic and Druid; played in Nothing to It? (RTE) with Gerry Stembridge, a job-seekers show which morphed into a sitcom; played the female parts in Scrap Saturday, the creation of Dermot Morgan and Stembridge; afterwards played Mrs. Doyle to immense success in Father Ted; has appeared in
Far and Away, When Brendan Met Trudy, An Everlasting Piece, Angela's Ashes and Heidi and Gypo (Oct. 2007); her novels incl. The Woman on the Bus; Right on Time; Better than a Rest; Something for the Weekend; Summer in the City; Bright Lights and Promises; Missing You Already; contrib. chapter to Yeats is Dead, ed. O'Connor; member of the board of Rough Magic and patron of Inisfree Housing Assoc., London, for disadvantaged Irish of the diaspora.
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Pauline Lynn has a website and loquacious blog at paulinemclynn.com/site/. There are no COPAC references for her fiction.
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