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My First Love

The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was 11 and she was 10, and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight.It didn’t take long for me to work out that she changed her books once a fortnight.Always on a Wednesday and always between half four and five. I used to arrive early just in case, hoping she’d do…See More
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Gerry Regan commented on Colm Herron's blog post My First Love
"Colm, I have read my last three books in their entirety on the toilet. It's a guaranteed 40 minutes per week of quiet time. Love it! And frankly, it'd make more sense if you warned us of the danger of hemorrhoids rather than errant bacteria"
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My First Love

The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was 11 and she was 10, and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight.It didn’t take long for me to work out that she changed her books once a fortnight.Always on a Wednesday and always between half four and five. I used to arrive early just in case, hoping she’d do…See More
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Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post Summer of '73
"Since when was forty-seven too old?"
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That's Just How It Was commented on Colm Herron's blog post Summer of '73
"Colm.... We have a lovely forum here ... Lets not fret too much about not commenting on each others articles... Good luck with the book .... I have been trying to get my Book adapted for TV but no takers... I am too old now..."
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Colm Herron commented on Colm Herron's blog post Summer of '73
"Thanks Mary! I'm ashamed because I haven't been commenting on your work at all lately. I'm up to my eyes trying to get Amazon reviews for my latest novel. Also trying to persuade certain people to adapt it for the stage or screen. I…"
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My First Love

Posted on February 13, 2017 at 8:30pm 4 Comments

The first time I fell in love was in the children’s section of Brooke Park library. I was 11 and she was 10, and her name was Josephine and she had so many freckles on her face that she was a haze of delight.

It didn’t take long for me to work out that she changed…

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Summer of '73

Posted on January 11, 2017 at 9:00pm 10 Comments

I still remember the whole thing like it was yesterday. Summer of '73 and me standing on the kitchen table in my Uncle Dan’s house in Forest Park singing Bad, Bad Leroy…

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American Psycho? Three Thoughts About Trump

Posted on December 5, 2016 at 7:30am 8 Comments

By way of introduction I should tell you that I have great affection for the United States of America. Just over a century ago most of my uncles and aunts migrated from a dirt-poor part of Donegal to settle in Chicago. If my mother hadn’t married a…

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'The Wake' - #1 in Historical Irish Fiction

Posted on November 14, 2016 at 4:30pm 8 Comments

I've just had the pleasure of seeing my novel, The Wake (And What Jeremiah Did Next), reach #1 Best Seller status in Irish Historical Fiction on Amazon. And the news has given me exactly what I need to work harder on the new novel I'm currently…
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At 1:11pm on August 21, 2016, Claire Fullerton said…

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