Roddy Doyle (1958 – )

Roddy Doyle (born May 1958 in Dublin) is an Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter.

Several of his books have been made into succesful films, beginning with The Commitments in 1991.

Doyle grew up in Kilbarrack, County Dublin. He spent several years as an English teacher before becomming a full-time writer.

Books by Roddy Doyle