Brian Fahy was born in 1947 of a Lancashire father and an Irish mother. For many years he was a priest in a catholic preaching order, the Redemptorists. He met and married Maggie, and they have a son, Michael. Maggie died suddenly in 2012. Brian writes homilies and Christian articles for publication, and also practices as a family mediator with Relationships Scotland, helping separating parents make good arrangements for their children. Brian is a lifelong supporter of Bolton Wanderers, and he has a lifelong love of the West of Ireland.