Tag Archives: Irish author

The Ransom of Dond

Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, or Ireland. And it is her fate to be [...]

Downturn Abbey

Ross O’Carroll-Kelly started life in The Sunday Times and currently stars in The Irish Times, he is a fictional wealthy southside Dubl [...]

Monzo’s Diary

Monzo is a small dog, he usually recognises people by their footwear. He starts out life with “the cruel man” who docks his tale [...]

The treachery of beautiful things

Seven years ago Jenny and her brother were walking home one evening when the trees moved, and took her brother. Ever since she has had to de [...]
Books

This side of brightness

In the early 1900s New York’s subway was in the process of being excavated. Working as sandhog was decent enough money, but it was dan [...]

A week in winter

Chicky left her home on the west coast of Ireland and headed off to America after a whirl-wind romance. Full of ideas of everlasting love an [...]

Dracula

I read this for the Coursera online course, I’ll post the short essay I wrote for the course in a few days. Dracula is one of those bo [...]

Gabriel’s gate

With the demise of the Celtic Tiger and the onset of the “economic doom and gloom” so popular in the media at the moment the you [...]

The Islandman

Translated from the Irish (An tOileánach) by Robin Flower Tomás Ó Criomhthain, or, if you’d prefer an anglicised version, Thomas O& [...]
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