Tadhg Coakley

Genres: Cork | Irish Writing | Non-Fiction | Sports Writing

Tadhg Coakley is from Cork. His debut novel, The First Sunday in September (2018), was shortlisted for the Mercier Press Fiction prize. His second, Whatever It Takes, was chosen as the 2020 Cork, One City One Book. Tadhg’s short stories, articles and essays have been published in The Stinging Fly, Winter Papers, and The Irish Times, and he writes about sport for the Irish Examiner. His latest non-fiction book The Game: A Journey into the Heart of Sport is published by Merrion Press in May 2022.

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