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Meet Dara McAnulty, the 16-year-old naturalist from Northern Ireland set to steal Greta Thunberg's crown

The Co Down teenager is the youngest ever winner of the prestigious Wainwright Prize

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Dara McAnulty. Picture credit: Elaine Hill/PA

Dara McAnulty. Picture credit: Elaine Hill/PA

Dara McAnulty. Picture credit: Elaine Hill/PA

Somewhere in Northern Ireland is a primary school teacher who told Dara McAnulty’s parents that their son would “never be able to string a sentence together”.

If it was you, you can be forgiven for blushing because Dara, aged 16, has become the youngest-ever winner of a major literature prize.


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