Revered Cork born author William Trevor has died at the age of 88.
His death was announced earlier today by Penguin Random Ireland.
We regret to announce the death of William Trevor, one of Ireland’s greatest writers. We extend our deepest condolences to his family.— Penguin Books Ireland (@PenguinIEBooks) November 21, 2016
Trevor was born in Mitchelstown, County Cork, in 1928 and is most recognised for his modern short stories.
Last year he was awarded for singular and sustained distinction in the creative arts with the honour of Saoi by Aosdána.