MY LIFE BEGAN AT FORTY
Michael Irwin is an author and former prisoner who was spent six years in prison for drug trafficking.
Whilst incarcerated Michael dedicated himself to academia and rehabilitation. He also wrote a journal detailing his daily life and progress.
This book provides a fascinating glimpse into the everyday world of prisons, something that the most of us would never experience in our lives. It also shows the journey of how a man left with nothing, turned his life around and became an absolute success.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Michael Irwin is also author of The Day I Made Good and winner of the 2012 Listowell Writers’ Competition for Poetry (Prisons).
Michael has a MSc with Queens University Belfast and has attended several international criminology conferences in the UK, has delivered papers and several guest lectures at universities, facilitated a joint International gathering of Convict Criminology, British Convict Criminology. He is regularly asked to comment by the BBC on Radio and National Television.