Paraic Maher hails from Listowel in County Kerry. He graduated from University College Cork in Maths and Computer Science, and from the Gregorian University in Rome with an advanced degree in Philosophy. He engaged in further studies at the Catholic University of America, Washington DC, where he concentrated on classical virtue ethics and he also taught introductory courses in philosophy. In 2018, he published his first book Betrothed: Glimpses of the Betrothal of Mary and Joseph which can be purchased online at intriguingstories.ie.
He now works as a broadcast journalist for Spirit Radio in Ireland.