Writers in Residence: Anne McSweeney

Anne McSweeney, a Cobh-Based Cork writer, has had many of her works published with us and we’re thrilled to work with her on a regular basis.

From short stories to local history, Anne puts her own spin on Cobh culture with a distinct voice and famous Corkonian lilt.

Here is some of the work we have published for Anne.

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Cobh Readers and Writers Festival Picks

Reading Cobh This weekend sees the Cobh Readers and Writers Festival takes place, so we’ve picked out some the events you might want to take look at. Along with walks and readings the organisers also say “there will be secondhand, antiquarian and new book dealers from across Britain and Ireland filling every available space for …

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Haulbowline Revisited – Tom Hamilton

Tom Hamilton was born in New Ross, Co Wexford. He joined the Naval Service in April 1963 and was to return to Wexford two months later for Naval Honour Guard for President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. Trained as a chef, Tom spent many years both ashore and at sea. He was promoted to the rank of …

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