John Waters

Journalist, Author

1955 –

8

Who is John Waters?

John Waters is an Irish journalist. Waters's career began in 1981 with the Irish political-music magazine Hot Press. He went on to write for the Sunday Tribune and later edited In Dublin magazine and Magill. Waters has written several books and, in 1998, he devised The Whoseday Book — which contains quotes, writings and pictures of 365 Irish writers and musicians – that raised some €3 million for the Irish Hospice Foundation. Waters is an ardent supporter of the fathers' rights movement in Ireland.

He writes a weekly Friday column for The Irish Times. He was briefly fired during a dispute with the then editor, Geraldine Kennedy, but was shortly thereafter reinstated. He has also stripped off to be painted for the RTÉ programme, simply titled Naked.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
May 28, 1955
Castlerea
Profession
Lived in
  • County Roscommon

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"John Waters." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 15 Aug. 2022. <https://www.biographies.net/biography/john-waters/m/02yy_5>.

Discuss this John Waters biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net