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Malachy McCourt        

Celebrated Writer, Storyteller, Radio & TV Host, Legendary Bartender

Malachy Mc Court, born in Brooklyn, raised in Limerick, Ireland. Managed to fail every subject in school except English and recess. Returned to the U.S. in '52, worked as a longshoreman, dishwasher and laborer. Became an actor and then established the first singles bar in America.

He began a tumultuous radio career in 1970 on WNYC, WMCA and WBAI. They said he was outrageous and opinionated and a disgrace to the Irish which was quite true. Aside from some temporary stints on WABC, WOR and WNYC, he has not been asked to do a regular show since he got fired in 1976 which celebrates the two hundredth anniversary of free speech in America.

Malachy has appeared on stage in plays such as DA, The Hostage, Mass Appeal, Inherit the Wind and A Child's Christmas in Wales. On television he was a semi regular on the Tonight Show with Jack Paar and Merv Griffin. He appeared in the soap operas Ryan's Hope and One Life To Live as well as the Dain Curse and other made for TV movies. On screen he can be seen in She's The One, The Devil's Own, Reversal of Fortune, Greencard and The Molly Maguires. A Couple of Blaguards which he co-wrote with his brother Frank has been produced all across the U.S.A. as well as Australia and the U.K.

Malachy is the author of A Monk Swimming, Singing By Him Song, Danny Boy, Voices of Ireland, Harold Be Thy Name: Lighthearted Daily Reflections for People in Recovery, The Claddagh Ring and Bush Lies In State which is now available.

He is happily married to Diana, is the proud father of five children, and the grandfather of three. Lives in New York Ciy where he also writes a weekly column for The West Side Spirit Sez I To Myself.

Malachy McCourt is a wonderful Irish raconteur/storyteller – A funny, warm, impassioned, celebrated author, New Yorker, playwright, actor, legendary bartender, NYC radio and television host

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