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Tom Mac Intyre, 1931 – 2019

Tom Mac Intyre, award-winning playwright, poet and Aosdána member, has died at the age of 87. 

Probably best-known for The Great Hunger, his stage adaptation of Patrick Kavanagh’s poem, he was also the winner of The Irish Times/ESB Irish Theatre Best New Play Award in 2002 and the Stewart Parker Prize in 1998 and his writing was published by Faber, New Island, Lilliput Press and Gallery Press. 

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Mac Intyre is survived by his wife Celine and children, Deirdre, Darragh, Donal, Desmond and Tadhg.

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