Funeral for Christopher Nolan Held In Dublin

The funeral of the author Christopher Nolan is being held in Dublin this morning at St Fintan's Church in Sutton, Co Dublin.

Mr Nolan, who had cerebral palsy, died on February 20th at the age of 43.

Born with cerebral palsy, enabling him to only move his head and eyes, Nolan wrote a Whitbread Book winning novel in 1988, his autobiography Under the Eye of the Clock.

His first book, a collection of poems, Damburst of Dreams, was published when he was only 15 and his novel The Banyan Tree was published in 1999.

Mr Nolan, who was a member of Aosdána, lived in Sutton and Clontarf. He is survived by his parents, Joseph and Bernadette, and his sister, Yvonne.


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