Social media awards Pendemic.ie - the site for our troubled times that I contributed to in March 2020.
Ahhhhh - A Page From My Life is on a shortlist for BEST IRISH PUBLISHED BOOK. https://www.irishbookawards.irish/vote2020/
https://www.rte.ie/radio/radioplayer/html5/#/radio1/11240806 I'm interviewed by Ray himself! I'm talking about receiving a copy of A Page From My Life. I'm on 18 minutes in!!!!
Arrived in the post this morning. My contribution to this collection.
This beauty was launched today on the Ray D'Arcy Radio Show on RTE Radio One. Am very proud to be part of this. The competition attracted over 2,000 entries and and 150 pieces were selected for the book. It's being released on October 29th. It's available to preorder here: Eason: https://www.easons.com/a-page-from-my-life-ray-darcy-9780008447922 Kenny’s: https://www.kennys.ie/shop/a-page-from-my-life Dubray: https://www.dubraybooks.ie/A-Page-from-My-Life-A-Selection-of-Stories-from-Ray-DArcy-Show-Listeners_9780008447922
The opening page of my memoir made this longlist! Title - Twenty-eight to Forty. A Memoir. https://www.retreatwest.co.uk/best-opening-page-competition-longlist/
The Shortlist https://writebythesea.ie/2020-writing-competition-shortlist/ I made the memoir shortlist. Na Scealga. Delighted.
More treat than retreat frankly. Kylemore Abbey Notre Dame Global Centre A place to write by the lake Reflections in more ways than one.
http://pendemic.ie/take-care-a-poem-by-president-of-ireland-uachtaran-na-heireann-michael-d-higgins/ Very proud to have contributed to this site back in the scary, early lockdown days of March. Delighted it is to be archived, a written record of this time. And to be in such stellar company as the President of Ireland who also happens to be a poet. http://pendemic.ie/category/journal/page/8/