Aidan McQuade is a writer and independent human rights consultant. He comes from South Armagh in the North of Ireland.
Aidan was Director of Anti-Slavery International from 2006 to 2017. Prior to that, he worked extensively in development and humanitarian operations, including from 1996 to 2001 leading Oxfam GB’s response to the brutal civil war in Angola.
He is the author of a professional book, Ethical Leadership: Moral Decision Making Under Pressure, and another novel, The Undiscovered Country.
Some Service to the State
The year is 1925. In the borderlands of a newly partitioned Ireland, a doctor new to Northern Ireland begins a search for a missing patient, a young girl who has fallen pregnant.Meeting a wall of silence, she enlists the help of a local, a former IRA volunteer recently released from jail. Their enqu...