Liverpool Irish Festival

Join authors Greg Queiry and Jack Byrne for a conversation about the image -and reality- of the Irish Community in Liverpool. Using their publications as reference, they’ll discuss the myths and reality of the city nicknamed ‘Ireland’s second capital’. Greg’s history book, In Hardship and Hope (G&K Publishing, 2017), charts the earliest development of the Irish inContinue reading “Liverpool Irish Festival”

‘The Wicklow Boys’ or ‘Across The Water’?

It’s been a long and winding road. That overused phrase is a good fit for the journey to the publication of my second novel. Nothing is agreed yet so the road can disappear over the horizon. While looking for a publisher and agent for Under The Bridge I took the online advice to start anotherContinue reading “‘The Wicklow Boys’ or ‘Across The Water’?”

Jack Byrne writer and international footballer?

Who doesn’t love a bit chicken? So when I got an email asking if I liked Nando’s, I was curious as to why they were asking… but I replied of course I liked it. Then I got an email from the CEO of Nando’s Ireland; Hey Jack, How’s it going? Hope you don’t mind meContinue reading “Jack Byrne writer and international footballer?”