Kevin Power

Kevin Power attended University College, Dublin, and lives in Dublin. He was shortlisted in 2007 for RTE's Francis McManus Award.

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On a late August night a young man is kicked to death outside a Dublin nightclub and celebration turns to devastation. The reverberations of that event, its genesis and aftermath, is the subject of this extraordinary story, stripping away the veneer of a generation of Celtic cubs, whose social and sexual mores are chronicled and dissected in this tract for our times. The victim, Conor Harris, his killers - three of them are charged with manslaughter - and the trial judge share common childhoods...

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Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Street Hassle" by Lou Reed, "Gimme Shelter" by the Rolling Stones, "Holiday in Cambodia" by the Dead Kennedys, "One of My Turns" by Pink Floyd, "Who By Fire" by Leonard Cohen.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I secretly want to be a film director. But I hear you have to get up at 5am all the time. Too early for me.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I admire people who have the capacity to be happy. It's rarer than you think.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, honesty, honesty.

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