John B. Keane

John B. Keane was born in Listowel, Co Kerry in 1928. Playwright, poet, fiction and short story writer He published forty-six works, but is best known for his plays which inlcude Sive; Sharon’s Grave; The Man from Clare; The Year of the Hiker; The Field (which was adapted as a film of the same name);He lived in Listowel, Co Kerry, and died in May 2002. Here you can see Séamus making the statue from begining to the unveiling in May 2007