- Category : Computer-Programmer
- Type : GP
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Vessel of Love 4
Irish astrologer for some 28 years (by 2002). He was the eldest of a large family of nine boys and two youngest sisters. Astrology was unknown in the family and nobody ever studied it. Maurice has a Diploma in Higher Education on the history of astrology during the English Civil War period as well as a BA (Hons) degree in the same subject.
He was at various times, chairman of the Astrological Lodge of London and its treasurer; he was a co-director of the Meonen School of Horary Astrology and is currently editor of Réalta, the journal of the Irish Astrological Association. He was co-author of "Eclipses," with Derek Appleby, published by Aquarian Press, 1989 and is the author of "The Void of Course Moon," published by Tara Astrological Publications, 1997. "The Sun and The Aspects" was released in 2002. He is also creator of Tara - horary astrology a computer software program for horary astrology, which is now being adopted for natal astrology.
He has also researched and written widely and is a regular contributor to a wide variety of international astrological journals. His essays have appeared in several anthologies on the subject. He has also lectured and held workshops in many countries, from Russia to Canada and the USA and from Australia, Germany, Norway and Denmark to Belgium, Italy and Yugoslavia as well as in his native Ireland and the UK.
Before discovering astrology, Maurice was a musician, playing guitar and mainly interested in jazz. He gave up music to concentrate on astrology. One of his last professional jobs was on the film "Victor, Victoria" which starred Julie Andrews and James Garner.