2022 PPU Annual Dinner

November 18th 2022.

The Annual Dinner will take place in the Fr Barry Hall on the evening of Friday, November 18th.

Speaker: Paul Howard, renowned Sports Journalist, Author and Playwright will be the speaker at this year's PPU Dinner; Friday, November 18th at 8.00PM in the Fr Barry Hall.

A former Sports Journalist of the Year, Paul covered the World Cup in Japan and Korea in 2002, and the rugby World Cup in Australia in 2003. His account of the Irish soccer squad and the notorious drama in Saipan, The Gaffers: Mick McCarthy, Roy Keane and the Team they Built, was a bestseller.

He is also the author of the bestselling prison expose, The Joy, and co-author of Celtic Warrior, the autobiography of boxer Steve Collins.

Paul has also written several massively popular plays and has won the popular fiction prize at the Irish Book Awards three times for books in the Ross O'Carroll-Kelly series.

Booking is now closed for this event

Please contact ppu@stmarys.ie if you still wish to attend.