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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May 19, 2022

I’ve Been Mugged!

While this may have been a slightly clickbait-y title, one of the many fun things about being back in Dublin again after my 2 unexpected years in Australia is re-discovering…

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May 10, 2022

A Fairytale Wedding

I’m home to real-life again after a magical family wedding weekend away in a 600-year-old Irish castle. Congratulations to my beautiful niece Catherine and my new nephew-in-law Michael!  

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May 8, 2022

A Look Back This Mother’s Day

With today being Mother’s Day in Australia, here’s a look back at my unexpected year of living with my Mum and our-now-her cat. Thanks for having me, Mum! I hadn’t…

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