I’m One to Watch


I’ll be reading on Sunday afternoon along with other literary upstarts Doreen Duffy and Adam Trodd.

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Windy Writing


I haven’t been blogging much recently because I’ve been trying to stay away from the Internet and do some serious writing. Not that the Internet isn’t home to some serious writing … of course it is. It’s just also home to nonsense like this and this and this, all of which are ludicrously addictive. But […]

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Shrieking Words


Banshee – /ˈbænʃiː/ BAN-shee, Modern Irish bean sí, from Old Irish: ban síde: Female spirit who heralds the death of a family member by shrieking or keening.  Banshee – /ˈbænʃiː/ BAN-shee: Irish literary journal, softcover, 113 pages, containing poetry, fiction and non-fiction by a wide range of writers … including me. For sale in all good bookshops and […]

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Soundclouding …


You can listen to my short story “The Two of Hearts” on Soundcloud. The story was originally broadcast on RTÉ Radio, read by actress Catriona Ni Mhurchú. Click on the picture to listen:

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The Two of Hearts


I’m thrilled to announce that a short story of mine has been shortlisted for the Francis MacManus Short Story Competition.     My story, “The Two of Hearts” was broadcast on RTÉ Radio the other evening, and is avaialable now to listen to here.   The story is read – beautifully, poignantly – by actress […]

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