When asked, in a seventieth birthday interview on Raidió Teilifís Éireann
, what he might like as an epitaph, he quoted the words which Sophocles
gives the Messenger reporting on the hero's death in Oedipus...
As an undergraduate at TCD, AE
had already worked in theatre, with companies like the Abbey
and Rough Magic Theatre
. After her MA degree she found work as a television producer with RTÉ