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