Photograph by Colm Farry

Born in Sligo, Ireland, I have lived in Dublin, Paris and now Hong Kong. I have been published by The Guardian, The Irish Times, The New Statesman, The New Republic, The Millions, Irish Left Review, Berfrois, the South China Morning Post, When Saturday Comes and Under the Influence. My fiction and essays have appeared in The Stinging Fly, gorse and Winter Papers. I have also blogged at Where’s Grandad? and Straight off the Beach. My specialised areas are news and culture, especially film, literature and football. I speak English, Irish, French and Portuguese and I also work as a translator, proofreader and editor. Offers of commissioned work are always welcome.

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Email: oliver at oliverfarry dot com