Magee, Heno

Heno Magee
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Heno Magee was born in Dublin in 1939.

His plays include I’m Getting Out of This Kip (Dublin, The Peacock, Abbey Theatre, 1972); Hatchet (The Peacock, The Abbey Theatre, 1972); and Red Biddy (The Peacock, The Abbey Theatre, 1974).

His books include Hatchet (Dublin, The Gallery Press/Newark, Proscenium, 1978)

Both Hatchet and I’m Getting Out of This Kip were filmed by RTÉ in 1973.*

In 1976 he received an Abbey Theatre bursary and the Rooney Prize for Literature.

He lives in Dublin.

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*Helena Sheehan’s Irish television drama: a society and its stories (pdf)
Heno Magee at The National Library of Ireland