Numerous local history and specialist guidebooks, including Irish Language Ireland (Foras na Gaeilge); and Glasnevin Cemetery (Dublin Cemeteries Committee). Conan Kennedy’s Dalkey and Conan Kennedy’s DúnLaoghaire (with DLRCC) have been published 2018-2020.
The books Fragments from Frescati and Grandfather’s House were histories and genealogical records of two County Dublin mansions, Frescati in Blackrock and Monte Alverno in Dalkey.
Ancient Ireland, now a standard guide to that topic, has been in print for many years, most recently re-issued in 2018.
The five volume Diaries of Mary Hayden 1878-1903 (for National Library of Ireland 2008);
Dictionary of Irish Mythology, by Daragh Smith (Irish Academic Press).
The Irish Times, for his Connections column, The Irish Catholic, with his Sunday in Ireland series, and Dictionary of Irish Biography, (Royal Irish Academy/Cambridge University Press).
Well known for:
The bestselling A Walk on The Southside, a memoir/love story/local history, first published in 2010, reissued in 2018.
Not yet known for:
Attic.Stuff.Write. (2020-21), which could be described as an autobiography.
The novels Here Be Ghosts (O’Brien Press), Ogulla Well, The Colour of Her Eyes, The Snake Dancer of Sati Choura .
Conan Kennedy is married to Hilary Cox. They work in the publishing business. Of their five children, four survive, and they are adults…sort of. And he is not (yet!) a member of Aosdána.