Mario Corrigan: - Hails from Kildare Town and is the Executive Librarian in charge of Kildare Collections and Research Services for Kildare Library & Arts Services. He is married to Colette and has three beautiful children, Eve, Jack and Rachel who make it all worthwhile. Mario has written and edited many books on the history and heritage of Co. Kildare and his home town of Kildare. He was a joint winner of the Nilsson Local Heritage Publishing Award at Listowel Writer's Week in 2013. His first children's book, Do Fish Wear Pyjamas? was illustrated by his friend and fellow Kildare man, David Butler. They have since published Listowel: The Writer's Revenge and The Battle for Coman's Wood to encourage children to read and to appreciate the magical landscape and heritage of Ireland.