First Person: Paradise regained

Eugene O’Brien’s hugely successful play, Eden, is being made into a film, but he is keeping quiet about his next TV project, despite the popularity of his previous show, Pure Mule.

11th August, 2007

Eugene O’Brien’s hugely successful play, Eden, is being made into a film, but he is keeping quiet about his next TV project, despite the popularity of his previous show, Pure Mule.

Eugene O’Brien tells a story about his school days that sharply illustrates the determination that you suspect is key to his mindset.

At the age of 11, he was sent to Clongowes boarding school in Kildare for six...

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