Harriet O’Carroll

1941; b. Callan, co. Kilkenny; ed. St. Mary’s College, Arklow, and UCD; trained at Mater Hospital of Physiotherapy; lived in England, Denmark, and parts of Ireland; three times winner of Maxwell House/Arlen House short story competition for Irish Women Writers; International Year of the Disabled short story winner (sponsored by Mental Health Association), 1981; short story in Irish Times, and radio plays and short stories for BBC and RTÉ; ‘A Pleasant Christmas for the Children’ and ‘Trust’ incl. in Blackstaff Book of Short Stories (Belfast: Blackstaff 1988).

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