Happy and Merry Christmas

Is it Happy or Merry Christmas? Here in the United States we wish a “merry”. Oftentimes in Ireland, I hear “happy”. 2020 has been a tough year for me and many of my friends and family. But today has been a day of peaceful reflection and gratitude. A day of thankfulness that we are allContinue reading “Happy and Merry Christmas”

Irish Halloween Blessing

At all Hallow’s Tide, May God keep you safe From goblin and pooka and Black-hearted stranger, From harm of the water And Hurt of the fire, From thorn of the Bramble, From all other danger, From Will O’ The Wisp Haunting the mire; From stumbles and tumbles And tricksters to vex you , May GodContinue reading “Irish Halloween Blessing”

Third Book in the Star O’Brien Series

I’m working on the third book in the Star O’Brien series. I’m about seventy pages into the first draft and one or two chapters from the first plot twist. I’ve set many of the scenes in Turlough, County Mayo. Lots of reasons why I decided to do this. One of which has to do withContinue reading “Third Book in the Star O’Brien Series”