Alan Titley

Alan Titley is a writer and a scholar from Ireland who was Head of the Irish in St Patrick's College, Dublin City University, and held the Chair of Modern Irish in University College Cork until he retired late last year. As a younger man he taught in Nigeria during the war there and travelled extensively in West Africa. Two of his seven novels (in Irish) deal with the African experience, the latest Gluaiseacht ('Moving') recounts the attempts of two young refugees to enter Europe from their home somewhere in sub-Saharan Africa. He has also written plays and stories, and some of his literary and scholarly essays have been published in Nailing Theses (Lagan Press, Belfast 2010). Alan can be contacted by email at a.titley@ucc.ie.

Written Articles

[September 30, 2012]
Things Fall (Falling) Apart
One Man's Take On Nigeria's Dramas (Part 5)

[September 2, 2012]
Things Fall (Falling) Apart
One Man's Take On Nigeria's Dramas (Part 4)

[August 26, 2012]
Things Fall (Falling) Apart
One Man's Take On Nigeria's Dramas (Part 3)

[August 18, 2012]
One Man's Take On Nigeria's Dramas (Part 2)

[August 12, 2012]
One Man's Take On Nigeria's Dramas (Part 1)