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  • View From a Debut…

    Tue, 18 Aug 2015

    Debut author Maureen White talks about what inspired her to write The Butterfly Shell. My first novel The Butterfly Shell was recently published by The O’Brien Press and the first time I held the actual book was an exciting and … Continue reading ...Read More

  • Lough Derg: Penance or Paganism?

    Wed, 29 Jul 2015

    With this summer’s three-day retreats to Lough Derg to conclude on 13 August, here’s a little extract from Old Ways, Old Secrets about the famous pilgrimage to the island on the lake which was the sacred Sanctuary of St Patrick. … Continue reading ...Read More

  • SOS Lusitania: How it got put into words

    Tue, 5 May 2015

    Author Kevin Kiely talks about his inspirations for SOS Lusitania on the eve of the centenary of the ship’s tragic sinking. In school I knew the bare facts about the Lusitania based on our history book that had a poster … Continue reading ...Read More