Keem Bay Beach Ranked as Number One

Keem Bay, Achill Island just ranked as number one in the world. Just in time, because a heat wave hit Ireland recently with 30 degree centigrade temperatures. That’ s about 90 for us folks who use Fahrenheit. Wow! That is hot. I’ve been in Ireland several times when the temperatures heated up. And, without airContinue reading “Keem Bay Beach Ranked as Number One”

My Cozy Ink Podcast Interview is LIVE!

Excited to share the link to my Cozy Ink Podcast interview. I have to admit I was nervous at first but Leah is a wonderful interviewer. We talked about the series heroine, Star O’Brien and why she is in Ireland. I also shared what it is like to be an American writing a series thatContinue reading “My Cozy Ink Podcast Interview is LIVE!”

Irish American Mom blog features my guest post

I’m guest blogging on Mairead’s Irish American Mom’s web site this Saturday, June 5. Be sure to click on over there to read my post. The post is about why I set my books in Ireland. To celebrate, I’ve donated autographed copies of the first two books in the Star O’Brien County Mayo mystery series.Continue reading “Irish American Mom blog features my guest post”

What is it about Ireland?

What is it about Ireland that you love? The landscape, the history, the thin places, the Atlantic views? These are all things to love about Ireland.. but what I love most are the people. I fell in love when I was four years old with my County Mayo aunts and uncles. I often think aboutContinue reading “What is it about Ireland?”