Frank Wynne





Frank Wynne

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born
in Co. Sligo, Ireland
January 01, 1962

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Frank Wynne was born in 1962 and grew up in Strandhill, Co. Sligo. His father - with T R Henn and others - was among the founding members of the Yeats Summer School in Sligo in 1959, and was President of the school until his death. Through the Summer School, Wynne was introduced to literary figures (whose lectures he recorded with a tape recorder), among them Richard Ellmann and Seamus Heaney
He was raised "in the dark depths [of] Irish Catholicism". Apart from the summer school, he describes his childhood as a standard 1970's Irish childhood, of "single-channel television. Pop radio was Luxembourg [radio], which came through faintly at night through the static. The first gig I saw was Eric Clapton at the Baymount hotel when I was 14." He at...more


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