Over one hundred years later, the annual Rose of Tralee International Festival was established, taking its inspiration from the 19th-century love song which tells the story of ‘Mary, the Rose of Tralee’.
Praise for Geraldine O’Neill ‘This bittersweet coming-of-age novel is heartwarming and nostalgic’ IRISH INDEPENDENT ‘Geraldine O’Neill has a knack of drawing the reader in and not letting them go until the last page’ RTÉ GUIDE
“An intimate portrait of a young mother as she attempts to navigate the political and social complexities of early 20th century Dublin. Full of social and historical detail – but always warmly human” Catherine Dunne, author
Bestselling author of Leaving Clare
Praise for The House Where It Happened “Martina Devlin is an immensely skilled storyteller and I was utterly gripped by this book’s power. Its sulfurous shadows and air of suppressed menace remind you that the author of Wuthering Heights had Ulster blood, like Devlin” – Joseph O’Connor=
A. O'Connor once more draws us irresistibly into the past and spins an extraordinary tale that holds us spellbound. Here again is that mixture of impeccable research and powerful storytelling that made The House and The Secrets of Armstrong House bestsellers.