Joe Joyce is the author of five thrillers: ECHOLAND, ECHOBEAT and ECHOWAVE (all set during the Second World War in neutral Dublin); THE TRIGGER MAN (set during the Irish ‘Troubles’ in the late 1980s) and OFF THE RECORD (set in the 1970s world of Irish journalism); a history/biography of THE GUINNESSES and a critically acclaimed play, THE TOWER, about James Joyce and Oliver St John Gogarty.
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He is co-author with Peter Murtagh of THE BOSS, the classic account of Irish politician Charles Haughey in power, and BLIND JUSTICE, about a celebrated miscarriage of justice in Ireland in the 1970s.
He has worked as a journalist for The Irish Times, The Guardian, and Reuters news agency.
He lives in Dublin.