Alphie McCourt

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Alphie McCourt
Born Alphonsus Joseph McCourt
(1940-07-29)29 July 1940
Limerick, Ireland
Died 2 July 2016(2016-07-02) (aged 75)
Occupation Memoirist, writer,
Nationality Irish-American
Spouse Lyn Rockman McCourt (1974–2016)
Children Allison McCourt (daughter)
Relatives Frank McCourt, Malachy, Michael, (brothers), Angela (mother), Malachy (father)

Alphonsus Joseph "Alphie" McCourt (29 July 1940 – 2 July 2016) was an Irish-American writer. He was the youngest brother of Frank McCourt.[1]

Early life[edit]

Alphie McCourt was born in Limerick, Ireland on 29 July 1940, the youngest son of Malachy McCourt (1901–1985) and Angela Sheehan (1908–1981).

Writing[edit]

Following in the footsteps of his elder brothers Frank McCourt and Malachy McCourt, Alphie had his own memoir A Long Stone's Throw published in 2008.[2]

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