Congratulations to Neil Richardson, a past pupil of TCS (1998-2004) whose book 'A Coward If I Return, A Hero If I Fall' won the Argosy Irish
Non-Fiction Book of the Year Award for 2010. The book recounts the true stories of forgotten Irish soldiers who fought in The Great War 1914-18. In winning this category, Neil beat off stiff competition from the the other five authors who are major personalities in Irish media,broadcasting, or politics.This award places the young author in august company - last year's winner in this category was Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney by Dennis O'Driscoll. Other
recipients at the awards ceremony this year included Emma Donoghue, Ross O’Carroll Kelly, Ryan Tubridy, Gene Kerrigan, Donal Skehan, Niamh Sharkey, Derek Landy, John Giles, Donal Óg Cusack and Maeve Binchy.