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”

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”

A Spud Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner. You may be thinking of making corned beef and cabbage. But have you considered your potato side dish? Well, look no more because I have a “champ” for you to make. Yes, that’s right there’s a potato dish called “champ”. It is also called “poundies” (I wonderContinue reading “A Spud Recipe for St. Patrick’s Day”

What is your favorite mystery podcast?

Reading is still my number one favorite pastime. But when I’m on a long walk or in a doctor’s office waiting room, I love to put in my earplugs and listen to an interview of a mystery author. I recently discovered a search engine for podcasts that you might not know about: https://www.listennotes.com. This isContinue reading “What is your favorite mystery podcast?”