Des MacHale

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Des MacHale
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Des MacHale
Born (1946-01-28) January 28, 1946 (age 69)
Castlebar, Ireland,
Residence Cork, Ireland
Nationality Irish
Alma mater University of Keele
Occupation Professor of Mathematics, Author

Desmond "Des" MacHale is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at University College Cork, Ireland.[1] [2]

He gained degrees at University College Galway and the University of Keele. MacHale is a prolific author on various subjects, most notably humour.[3][4] He has written twenty books of lateral thinking problems[5] with author Paul Sloane. He speaks on mathematics, humour and puzzles.[6] He is a native of Castlebar, County Mayo.

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