Kevin Toolis

Kevin Toolis is a BAFTA-winning film maker and author of the best seller My Father’s Wake: How the Irish Teach Us to Live, Love and Die.
Kevin Toolis

His ground breaking memoir reveals how the Irish wake, oldest rite of humanity, can still teach us all to live, love and die in grace. As a reporter and film director Kevin has covered wars, famines and plagues across the world.

Kevin’s family have lived in the same oceanside village on an island off the coast of Mayo in Ireland for the last 200 years.

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