Ulick O’Connor was born in Dublin in 1929.
His plays include The Dream Box (1972); The Dark Lovers (1975); The Emperor’s Envoy (1976); The Grand Inquisitor; Submarine; and Deirdre (Dublin 1977, New York 1980); Execution (1985); The Oval Machine (1986); A Trinity of Two (1988); Joycity (1989); Deux de la Trinite (translated by Ramond Gerome, 1990).
His poetry collections include Lifestyles (1973); Three Noh Plays (1980); All Things Counter (1986); One is Animate (1990); Poems of the Damned (translations from Baudelaire’s Fleur du Mal, 1991).
His non-fiction includes Oliver St John Gogarty: Biography (1964); Irish Tales and Sagas (1981); Celtic Dawn: Biography (1984); A Critic at Large (1984); Biographers and the Art of Biography (1990); Executions (1992); The Troubles: Michael Collins and the Volunteers in the Fight for Irish Freedom 1912-22.
He has received the Annual Literary Award 1985 from The Irish-American Institute, and is a member of Aosdána.
He lives in Dublin.