John Brannigan


Professor John Brannigan is Head of English at UCD and is the author of book-length studies of the writings of Brendan Behan and Pat Barker as well as investigations of critical race theory in Race in Modern Irish Literature and Culture (2009). He was editor of the international journal, Irish University Review, from 2010 to 2016.

A Bit of a Writer: Brendan Behan’s Complete Collected Short Prose edited by John Brannigan is publishing with Lilliput Press during the centenary celebrations of Behan’s birth in 2023, with his birthday being 9 February.