Kiely, Benedict (b. 1919)


Benedict Kiely was born in Dromore in 1919. He worked as a journalist in Dublin from 1940-65 and spent several years as Literary Editor of the Irish Press, he has also been associated with The Standard and The Irish Independent. From 1964-8 he lectured in the United States. He then returned to Ireland where he continued to lecture, write and make television and radio broadcasts.

Broadcaster and writer