Wood, Kieron 1949-

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WOOD, Kieron 1949-

PERSONAL: Born August 15, 1949, in London, England; son of Rex and Molly (Emblem) Wood; married; children: Tabitha, Dominic, Laura, Sarah, Timothy, Rian. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: King's Inns, Barrister at Law (with first class honors), 1995, and legal studies diploma. Religion: Roman Catholic.

ADDRESSES: Offıce—Sunday Business Post, 80 Harcourt St., Dublin 2, Ireland. E-mail—kwood@sbpost. ie.

CAREER: Journalist, attorney, and writer. Reporter, sub-editor, and correspondent for magazines and newspapers in England and Ireland; Radio Telefis Eireann, Dublin, Ireland, senior television reporter and radio sub-editor, 1978, religious affairs correspondent, 1987, legal affairs correspondent, 1990; called to the Irish Bar, 1995; practicing barrister, Dublin, 1995-2000; Sunday Business Post, Dublin, senior assistant editor, 2000—.Bar of England and Wales, practicing member of European Circuit. Producer, director, and editor of commercial video and audio productions.

AWARDS, HONORS: Justice Media Awards, Law Society of Ireland, 1993, for The Kilkenny Incest Case, 2002, for articles on "in camera" law, and 2003, for article on family law; Silver Medal, Order of Malta, for work at Radio Telefis Eireann.


The Most Beautiful Thing This Side of Heaven: TheTridentine Mass—and How to Say/Pray It, Ecclesia Dei (Dublin, Ireland), 1989.

The Latter Day Saints, Veritas, 1990.

(With Alison Cooper) The Kilkenny Incest Case, Poolbeg (Dublin, Ireland), 1993.

(With Paul O'Shea) Divorce in Ireland: The Options, the Issues, the Law, O'Brien Press (Dublin Ireland), 1997, revised edition published as Divorce in Ireland: Marital Breakdown, Answers, and Alternatives, First Law (Dublin, Ireland), 2003.

The High Court: A User's Guide, Four Courts Press (Portland, OR), 1998, 2nd edition, 2002.

Contributor to periodicals, including Catholic World News and Catholic World Report.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Retailers and the Law; a guide to court reporting and the law of contempt.



Kieron Wood's Pages,http://indigo.ie/~kwood (January 15, 2004).