Chap who writes and directs for film, TV and the occasional newspaper. Has made some shorts for the Irish Film Board and directed and co-wrote the TV sketch show “Your Bad Self”. First novel “The Tenderloin” was published by Picador in June 2011. Other work has been appeared in Untitled Books, The Dublin Review, NPR and the San Francisco Chronicle. Dislikes wearing flip-flops (likes flip-flops, dislikes sensation of anything between toes).