Jack Kiernan is an author, historian, retired Irish Army Corporal Fitter Technician and former National Welfare Officer with PDFORRA (the army representative association).
Today, he lives and works in Mullingar, the Irish midlands town where he was also born and raised. He has a particular interest in cold cases, unsolved murders and alleged miscarriages of justice. He is also active on the front of community development and securing inward investment for the area where he lives.
His books include 'Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story' (2013), 'Why Did They Lie? The Irish Civil War, the Truth, Where and When it Began' (2018) and 'I Declare Before My God: The Brian and James Seery Story' (2019).
He has also written biographies of Mullingar boxers, Chris Cole and Eddie "The Killer" Byrne, which will shortly be available to buy online.