September 12, 2022

The Godmothers Reviewed

My warmest thanks from Dublin to American book blogger Lorraine Kleinwaks of Enchanted Prose for her lovely review of The Godmothers, published in the USA last week. “Once named Australia’s…

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September 7, 2022

USA Publication Day For The Godmothers

I am delighted to announce that The Godmothers is out in the USA this week. Thank you so much to Welbeck Publishing US for these glorious flowers to mark the day!…

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August 25, 2022

George Joins Book Week

Earlier this year I was delighted to receive these photos of 9-year-old booklover Hannah in Melbourne, reading my first children’s book Marcie Gill and the Caravan Park Cat to her…

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August 18, 2022

An Exciting Announcement

I’m very happy to say my novel The Godmothers is now available in a specially-designed format for readers with dyslexia, via Clarity Books in the UK. Clarity’s goal is to…

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July 29, 2022

Beautiful Kilkenny

Here are some photos from the beautiful 24 hours I’ve just spent in County Kilkenny! I hope you enjoy.

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June 19, 2022

A Small Tradition

Each time I finish writing a new book, I like to buy a small piece of art to mark it. One of my favourite Irish artists is West Cork-based Janet…

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June 13, 2022

The View Was Exhausting

I’m still happily sorting through my Dublin attic office after my unexpected 2 years in Australia, and just found a children’s story I wrote for my beloved niece Mikaella Clements…

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June 12, 2022

My Day In Dun Laoghaire

My one day in Dun Laoghaire (County Dublin’s seaside suburb) was a fabulous one! It included a visit to the ornate Royal Marine Hotel; a book browsing/impromptu book signing session at…

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June 2, 2022

A Glens of Antrim Trip

I’m back home in Dublin after a flying/driving writing/research trip north to this truly stunning area. Winding coastal roads, sea views across to Scotland, deeply green glens and mountains, fearless…

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May 24, 2022

The 5 Of My Life

It was such a treat last year to be interviewed by Nigel Marsh for his brilliant podcast The 5 of My Life, about my favourite film, book, song, place &…

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