Magee, Heno

Heno Magee
Heno Magee. Image source gallerypress.com

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.


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