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Ellen McCarthy

Saturday 14 February 2009, with the Saturday Book Club, Central Library
Ellen McCarthy 

On Saturday, 14 February 2009, the Saturday Book Club were delighted to welcome writer Ellen McCarthy.

Ellen McCarthy was born near the Comeragh Mountains in West Waterford.  In 2007 Ellen won a Poolbeg/RTÉ short story competition, the winning story 'Family Ties' was published in the collection 'Do the Write Thing' in August 2007. 
Ellen subsequently published a novel ‘Guarding Maggie’. 
Her latest novel, published in January 2009 is ‘Guilt Ridden’.   



Titles by Ellen McCarthy
 guiltridden cover Guilt Ridden
 guardingmaggie cover  Guarding Maggie

Peter Cunningham

Wednesday 11 March 2009, with the Mayfield Reading Circle, Mayfield Library

petercunningham visit
On Wednesday, 11 March 2009 the Mayfield Reading Circle welcomed author Peter Cunningham.

Peter Cunningham was born in Waterford in 1947. His novels include 'Who Trespass Against Us', the Monument trilogy: 'Tapes of the River Delta', 'Consequences of the Heart' and 'Love in One'. He has also worked as a columnist and has written for the screen.

His latest novel, 'The Sea and the Silence' is set in the years around 1945, this looks at the emotional and social dilemmas of a Protestant outsider from Meath, and her wealthy Catholic husband. It is set in the fictional town of Monument (Waterford), the scene for three of his previous books.

Titles by Peter Cunningham
taoiseach cover   The Taoiseach
 tapes river delta cover Tapes of the River Delta
 Sea_and_Silence cover The Sea and The Silence
 loveinoneedition cover Love in One Edition
 consequences of the heart cover Consequences of the Heart

Mary O'Sullivan

Wednesday, 13 May 2009, Douglas Library, with the Douglas Reading Circle

Mary O'Sullivan visit 

On Wednesday, 13 May 2009 the Douglas Reading Circle welcomed Mary O'Sullivan to Douglas Library.

Mary O’Sullivan was born in Limerick, her novels include ‘Parting Company’; ‘As Easy as That’; ‘Ebb and Flow’ and ‘Inside Out’.  Mary has written articles for local and national newspapers and is now a full-time novelist. She now lives in Co. Cork.

Titles by Mary O'Sullivan
partingcompany cover  Parting Company
 aseasyasthat cover As Easy As That
 ebbandflowcover  Ebb and Flow
 insideout cover Inside Out