Christy O'Connor is a freelance sports Journalist based in Ennis. His first book Last Man Standing was runner up in the Boylesports Irish Sports Book of the Year in 2005.
His second book The Club won the William Hill Irish Sports Book of the Year in 2010. In 2014, he co-wrote Dalo, the autobiography of Anthony Daly, which was selected as Sunday Times Sports Book of the Year. Last year, he co-wrote Out of Control, the autobiography of Tyrone footballer, Cathal McCarron