Catherine Brophy was born in Dublin.
Her novels are The Liberation of Margaret McCabe (Dublin, Wolfhound Press, 1985);Dark Paradise (Wolfhound, 1992); and Burning Bright (Bray, Catherine Brophy, 2013).
Her stories are collected as Gigolos for Jesus (Kindle, 2015).
As well as being a writer, she is a story teller, broadcaster, teacher, lecturer and workshop facilitator.
She has also been a script writer for the long-running RTÉ series Fair City.
She lives in Bray, Co Wicklow.