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  • He won the first London Time Out Comedy Award in 1988.
  • Several one-man shows followed at the Edinburgh festival, including The Chair at the Assembly Rooms and The Joy Of Death at the Pleasance. He returned to the Assembly Rooms in 2015 with The Everlasting Book Tour.
  • In 1999 he published his first novel, Deep Probings, which he read on BBC Radio 4’s Book at Bedtime in 2004.
  • He’s written several children's books, including ‘Late Again!’and Hortense and her Sensible Friend - a comedy of manners for nine-year-olds.
  • His play, Anguish With Posie, premiered at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow, in January 2010. Subsequent plays include Surprise Funeral, Scullery, Two Men One Lighthouse.
  • The Autobiography Of Ireland's Greatest Living GeniusDeep Probings and Posterity Now in one volume – was published by Gnarled Tree Press in September 2011.
  • The Book of Blaise was published in October 2015.
  • His post-postmodern crime anti-thriller, Sloot, was published by Bluemoose Books in October, 2019. Hewbris was published in November 2022.
  • He hosts Word Jazzology, where literature, comedy and jazz collide.
  • He lives in Glasgow's Scottish quarter with poet Magi Gibson, his many awards, and a suitcase full of memories.