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Nights of 1969 by Angela McCabe
Posted by Angela McCabe in , .

Reservoirs of psychic energy released, our soul’s spiritual longings burst open a riotous carnival of colour, chaos and song. Brightly lit Mondrian floor blue, yellow, green, orange, red, turns your...

Hy Brasil, Island of Eternity by Robert E. Kearns
Posted by Robert D. Kearns in , .

Hy Brasil, Island of Eternity  was released through Black Rose Writing in early 2019. It’s based in part on the mythical island of Hy Brasil, which is Ireland’s answer to...

Martin Sheridan: Mayo’s Famous Son by Margaret Molloy
Posted by Margaret Molloy in , .

My reason for writing the book was to ensure that Martin Sheridan would be remembered for his outstanding achievements as an Olympic champion, as a gifted athlete, as a policeman...

On Being Sixty by Declan Molloy
Posted by Declan Molloy in , .

It was bad enough on that one particular morning ten years ago when I realised I was fifty. Of course I could understand that it was just a number. And...

On Writing Celtic Road Home by Ann Doolan-Fox
Posted by Ann Doolan-Fox in , .

“A rolling stone gathers no moss!” This was a popular phrase my Dad would often quote during each home visit from living abroad in the mid 1980s. At the mere...

Remember by Declan Molloy
Posted by Declan Molloy in , .

Martin Casey could not spell the word ‘remember’ no matter how hard he tried. ‘Rem-em-em-em, he’d stutter. ‘No, no no,’ roared O’Leary, ‘spell it again.’ ‘Re… m… m… em…’ ‘Oh...

The Poetry of Commonplace Objects by Star Saint Claire
Posted by Star Saint Claire in , .

Once a week I teach a writing class to three women. I tell them of the muse, how she meets us where we are, and helps us make poetry from...

Floury Potatoes by Declan Molloy
Posted by Declan Molloy in , .

What is it? What is this damn fetish we have in Ireland for floury potatoes? What is it that compels our people to drive all the moisture from the humble...

A Glimpse into my Life by Kristina Bowman
Posted by Kristina Bowman in , .

I was born to a poor family. My mom, a completely passive, caring, introverted hermit, and my dad an abusive and aggressive alcoholic. I grew up by the “old school”...

Never Not in my Thoughts by Eithne Cullen
Posted by Eithne Cullen in , .

I’m really pleased to have published my second novel. It’s very different from my first, which was based on a real person; this is a work of fiction. It’s a...