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Paul Kimmage quits Brian O’Driscoll book, publishers confirm

Alan English will complete the Ireland star’s autobiography.

Alan English, Paul Kimmage and David Walsh in Dublin last year.
Alan English, Paul Kimmage and David Walsh in Dublin last year.
Image: INPHO/Billy Stickland

PAUL KIMMAGE HAS resigned as the ghostwriter of Brian O’Driscoll’s much-anticipated autobiography.

“Penguin Ireland regretfully accepts the resignation of Paul Kimmage as ghost-writer on this project,” a statement reads.”

Alan English, a friend and former colleague of Kimmage’s, will complete the project.

“I am delighted to work with Brian on his autobiography. It is a privilege to work with such a talented, professional Irish sportsman,” the Limerick Leader editor says.

O’Driscoll adds: “I have enjoyed working with Paul over the last few years and it is unfortunate that we cannot complete this project together. However, I look forward to working with Alan.”

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