Category: Ireland

Join me for an Irish History and Genealogy Seminar on 3/23/13 in Boston, hosted by NEHGS and TIARA

There’s a fantastic event coming up in Boston next weekend—an Irish History and Genealogy seminar hosted by the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) and The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA).   I’ll be talking about the history and archaeology of medieval Ireland and Scotland that inspired my series, The Chronicles of Iona.   Marie Daly, founder…

Book 2, The Chronicles of Iona: Prophet, is here!

   The second book in my historical-fiction series The Chronicles of Iona, called Prophet, is now out! The story picks up where the first book, Exile, left off, beginning in the year 567 A.D.  Four years after journeying with Scottish warrior Aedan mac Gabran into the land of the wild Picts, Irish abbot-prince Columba is forced back there…

Greenfield Recorder article on “The Chronicles of Iona”

Just wanted to share with you an article which appeared on 11/17/12 in The Greenfield Recorder in advance of a book signing I’ll be doing at the World Eye Bookshop in Greenfield, Massachusetts tomorrow with two other local authors.  I’ll be signing copies of my book “The Chronicles of Iona: Exile” along with authors  Jaqueline Sheehan (“Lost…

Golden Bridges Conference honors “The Chronicles of Iona: Exile”

Last week, my book “The Chronicles of Iona: Exile” was honored at the 5th Annual Golden Bridges Conference here in Boston (11/8-9).  The Golden Bridges Conference promotes economic, cultural and artistic connections between Boston and Northwest Ireland.  (Golden Bridges Conference) It was announced at the event that a transnational reading project has been set up…