Book Launch: “No Name” by The Scattered Scribblers

This week, we have a very exciting book launch to tell you about. No Name is a collection of poetry compiled by The Scattered Scribblers, a writing group from Charleville, Co. Cork The book is comprised of poems by Donal O’Flynn, Sr. Bernadette Knopek, Fiona Fitzpatrick, David Gormley and Máire Kelly. They sales of this books will go to raise funds for Focus Ireland, a very worthy cause that assists the homeless. All Profits from the book will be given …

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Interview – Bridget Goulding, Author of “Kilmurry Fields”

Recently, we talked to Bridget Goulding, author of “Kilmurry Fields”. We spoke to her about her book, her love of nature and history and how getting lost in a moment can make the ordinary seem absolutely extraordinary.  “The basis for Kilmurry Fields came about as a result of a conversation with my next-door neighbour. On a warm Spring evening, I left home to go for a walk and immediately met Donal at his front gate.  Over the next two and a half hours, …

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Women from the 1990s speak to the present in Clonakilty

Fourteen local women born between the 1920’s and 1960’s have shared their varied experiences and lives in a new book. Day-to-day living and peculiar adventures such as memories of the crew of a German U Boat, drinking coffee in a kitchen after an incident are just some of the stories within this text. How they lives their lives, cooked and looked after their families. Their thoughts on the past, the times they miss and don’t are some of the topics …

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