Michael Murphy is a native of Castlebar, County Mayo. A psychoanalyst with a busy practice in Dublin, he is also an award-winning senior television producer, director and newscaster with RTÉ. He has lectured in psychoanalysis at St Vincent’s University Hospital and University College Dublin. His acclaimed memoir, At Five in the Afternoon: My Battle with Male Cancer, chronicling his life and battle with prostate cancer, was a number one best-seller. Michael lives in Dublin with his longtime partner, Terry O’Sullivan.