Brian Gallagher

BRIAN GALLAGHER was born in Dublin. He is
a full-time writer whose plays and short stories
have been produced in Ireland, Britain and Canada.
He has worked extensively in radio and television,
writing many dramas and documentaries.
Brian is the author of four adult novels, and his
other books of historical fiction for young readers
are One Good Turn and Friend or Foe – both set in
Dublin in 1916; Stormclouds, which takes place in
Northern Ireland during the turbulent summer of
1969; Secrets and Shadows, a spy novel that begins
with the North Strand bombings during the Second
World War; Taking Sides, about the Irish Civil War;
Across the Divide, set during the 1913 Lockout,
Arrivals, a time-slip novel set between modern and
early-twentieth-century Ontario, and Pawns, set
during Ireland’s War of Independence. Brian lives
with his family in Dublin. His new book, Spies, is a sequel to Pawns and is coming soon!

Find out more about Brian's books at briangallagherwriter.com 

Arrivals - How long can a secret be kept?

Stormclouds - New Friends. Old Differences.

Across the Divide

Secrets and Shadows - Two friends in a world at war

Taking Sides - A Boy. A Girl. A Nation Torn Apart.

Teaching Resources: free to view and download

Arrivals - How long can a secret be kept?

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Friend or Foe - 1916: Which side are you on?

  • pdf-logoDownload Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney

Pawns - Ireland's War of Independence

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Spies - Ireland’s War of Independence. United friends ... divided loyalties

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Stormclouds - New Friends. Old Differences.

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Across the Divide

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Secrets and Shadows - Two friends in a world at war

  • pdf-logoDownload Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney

Taking Sides - A Boy. A Girl. A Nation Torn Apart.

  • pdf-logoDownload Teaching Guides: Teaching guide to the book by Peter Heaney