Catherine Kirwan grew up on a farm in the parish of Fews, County Waterford. She studied law at UCC and lives in Cork where she works as a solicitor. Her first book, ‘Darkest Truth’, a crime novel featuring Cork solicitor Finn Fitzpatrick, was Cork City Libraries’ ‘One City One Book’ in 2019. Catherine’s second crime novel, ‘Cruel Deeds’, is out now from Hachette Ireland.

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