Book Giveaway – “A Time For Friends” By Patricia Scanlan

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I love a cozy read, especially a book set in Ireland with heartwarming themes, just perfect for a Maeve Binchy fan like me. Today, I’m delighted to introduce you to Patricia Scanlan, the #1 internationally bestselling author, and her newest novel about the complexities of lifelong friendship. I’m also thrilled to offer you an opportunity […]

Introducing The Fairly Stillwart Chronicles, Plus A Giveaway

Fairies, pixies and Celtic mythology meld together magically in the glorious childrens’ tales of The Fairly Stillwart Chronicles by Scott Butcher. Today I’m thrilled to introduce this Canadian-Australian author and his enchanting tales that traverse the globe from the southern hemisphere, through the Canada Place, to find illusory answers in the most mystical of all […]

Bloom – A New Film Based On James Joyce’s Ulysses

Ulysses Film

Have you read James Joyce’s classic book Ulysses? Let me confess I have not. Although I was born and raised in Dublin, the very city in which this epic tale is set, I have not delved into its intelligently humorous pages. I do own a copy. I stare at the cover on many an occasion, […]

Deep Calling – YA Novel And Author Intro

Deep Calling - Excerpt from the novel

Deep Calling is a new young adult novel by Canadian author J.M. Lavallee.  Today I’m thrilled to introduce her work, and participate in her Blog Tour to help launch this tale of the oceans. When J.M. Lavallee contacted me about her new book, I asked if any Irish connection might be found calling from the […]

Giveaway Time – Enter To Win A Signed Copy Of “Dancing To An Irish Reel”

Dancing to an Irish Reel

Dancing To An Irish Reel is an intriguing novel about a single American female, Hailey, who leaves the record business in Los Angeles, and relocates to Connemara on the west coast of Ireland. There she meets her love interest, Liam Hennessy, a traditional Irish musician, who in true Irish fashion is scared witless at the […]

Intrigue in a Quaint Irish Town – A New Book By Bill Cooke

Bill Cooke - Intrigue in a Quaint Irish Town

Intrigue in a Quaint Irish Town is a new book written by Tipperary man, Bill Cooke. Set in 1950’s Ireland it’s a light-hearted look at life in an Irish town, at a time when most towns were under-developed, and unsophisticated by today’s standards. Bill Cooke has self-published his writing, and now that the many hours […]

Irish Myths And Legends Audio Book Giveaway

Ireland is a land of myth and legend, with epic tales from days gone by describing mysterious worlds, where nature and magic exist side by side.  Irish children grow up hearing stories of brave warriors and fearless saints. Today I’m delighted to publish a guest post by David Murphy, co-author and presenter of two new […]

An American Author in Ireland

Claire Fullerton is a “writer, wife, animal lover and perpetual ballet student who divides her time between Malibu, and a little fairy cottage in Carmel-by-the Sea.”   I love Claire’s quotation on her website explaining what it is to be a writer:   “I’m like many writers:  we have an inexplicable urge   to contribute, […]

Introducing Oisín the Brave Plus A Giveaway From Éire’s Kids

Today we’re stepping into a modern day Tír na nÓg (Land of Youth) with Éire’s Kids, a Galway based company that created the wonderful characters of Oisín the Brave and Princess Éire to spark the imaginations of young boys and girls. In today’s post, author Michelle Melville introduces us to the wonderful books she created […]

The Sunbeam Path – An Interactive Children’s iBook By Marion Rose McFadden

“The Sunbeam Path” – what an exciting name for a children’s picture book. The very name speaks of faeries and intrigue. Just saying this title aloud makes me want to take a sunny journey to a land of make believe. In today’s post I’m excited to introduce you to Nora, a delightful little Irish girl […]

The Irish American Influence – Guest Post By Brighid O’Sullivan

Brighid O’Sullivan grew up hearing Irish folk tales from her father in Western Massachusetts. She’s been writing short stories since she was a child and as an adult has written for History Magazine, History Channel magazine, and her local paper. She works full time as a nurse and has just published her debut novel, The […]