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Colm Herron commented on DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
"Brilliantly and concisely written review that left me angry, sad and limp with memories I've tried time and time again to deal with. The murder of John Larmour and the subsequent cover-up show the British state for what it is, a whited…"
Oct 12, 2016
Mike McCann commented on DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
"Great review. I agree completely... read the book myself ... was very moved...and thought I'd write a review myself. .. Shock 'n Awe...! I just couldn't put it down... A compelling modern tragedy...George Larmour tells the story of…"
Oct 12, 2016
Mike McCann liked DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
Oct 11, 2016
Mike McCann liked DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
Oct 11, 2016
DJ Kelly replied to Ryan O'Rourke's discussion Original Records Are Rotting in the group Irish Ancestry
"Michael Dunne, I'm not sure how you can disagree with me unless you were the archivist who dealt so unhelpfully with my enquiries. I think what you mean to say is that your experience has been different from mine, but that doesn't mean…"
Oct 11, 2016
Gerry Regan liked DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
Sep 30, 2016
Margaret Whittock commented on DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
"Thank you D J Kelly for this review. George Larmour's book is a sad indictment of events in N Ireland since the 'end' of The Troubles, reminding us that many of the population there still nurse broken hearts and harbour a deep sense…"
Sep 29, 2016
Margaret Whittock liked DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
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DJ Kelly's blog post was featured

Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'

To say that truth is always the first casualty of war may be a cliché, but it never was more apt than when applied to the thirty years of Ireland’s most…See More
Sep 8, 2016
DJ Kelly commented on DJ Kelly's blog post Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'
Sep 4, 2016
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Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'

To say that truth is always the first casualty of war may be a cliché, but it never was more apt than when applied to the thirty years of Ireland’s most…See More
Sep 4, 2016
Claire Fullerton liked DJ Kelly's blog post Review of 'The Little Red Chairs' by Edna O'Brien
Jul 11, 2016
DJ Kelly commented on Joe Gannon's blog post Patrick White: A Clareman's Tragic Death on Spike Island
"That would indeed be a fascinating connection and would provide a strong motive for such a cowardly act."
Jul 7, 2016
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Review of 'The Little Red Chairs' by Edna O'Brien

In 2008, Radovan Karadžić, the ‘Butcher of Bosnia,’ was captured in Belgrade and went on to be convicted by an international tribunal, of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity. Heavily bearded and with his distinctively abundant white hair styled in a pony tail, this fugitive had been working in a…See More
Jul 6, 2016
Gerry Regan commented on DJ Kelly's blog post Review of 'The Little Red Chairs' by Edna O'Brien
"Thanks for this thoughtful review, DJ. We'll feature it in the upcoming newsletter and in our social media."
Jul 6, 2016

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Review of: 'They Killed the Ice Cream Man'

Posted on September 4, 2016 at 6:00am 4 Comments

To say that truth is always the first casualty of war may be a cliché, but it never was…

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Review of 'The Little Red Chairs' by Edna O'Brien

Posted on June 29, 2016 at 11:30am 6 Comments

In 2008, Radovan Karadžić, the ‘Butcher of Bosnia,’ was captured in Belgrade and went on to be convicted by an international tribunal, of genocide, war crimes and crimes against…

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A Fathers' Day Gift for My Late Father

Posted on May 24, 2014 at 1:30am 7 Comments

So often do I hear my friends say: ‘I wish my father were here now to see/hear this’. Indeed many of us who have lost our parents find ourselves often, in…

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Comment Wall (10 comments)

At 4:44pm on June 10, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

DJ, welcome to The (New) Wild Geese. And thanks for jumping right in on our discussion of " 'Tans' in the Family Attic."

Delighted to have you part of our growing worldwide Irish family!

At 4:45pm on June 10, 2013, Ryan O'Rourke said…

Hi, DJ. 

Wanted to take a minute to welcome you here to The Wild Geese.  It's a great little community which is blossoming into something big, little by little.  Your book about the Black & Tans sounds fascinating.  Great to have you here to add your perspectives.

Welcome aboard, DJ!

~ Ryan

At 4:54pm on June 10, 2013, DJ Kelly said…

Thank you Gerry & Ryan.  Delighted to be here.  Been packing all day as am embarking on a mini book tour on Weds am, to Irish World Heritage Centre in Manchester UK and then on Friday to  Dunlavin Arts Festival, Co Wicklow.  Am off for some shuteye now, but will pop in again in the morning (UK time).  Night all.  :-D 

At 12:47pm on June 20, 2013, Gerry Regan said…

Denise, congrats on your selection as our "Member of the Week"!

At 5:11pm on June 20, 2013, DJ Kelly said…

Thank you Ger.  What an honour.  I'm enjoying the site (in Co Waterford, Ireland, at the moment).

At 2:31pm on July 19, 2013, Sheila Lucy Hemmings said…

Hello DJ, thanks for asking to be my friend on here, hope you are well x

At 12:51am on July 20, 2013, DJ Kelly said…

Thanks for accepting Lucy.  I see we both have a Mayo connection.  My mother was a Lyons from Aughamore, near Ballyhaunis in East Mayo.  I'm heading over there (for first time since I was 3 years old) in 4 weeks for a bit of a 'gathering' with all my cousins.  I'm hoping also to get a feel for the place as I thought I might write a book based on the maternal ancestry.  My father's side are Northern Irish (Belfast & Carrickfergus) and  I've published 2 novels based on the paternal ancestors and am currently writing another.  I'm Manchester born but much travelled and living these days in Buckinghamshire, where I set up Chalfont Writers' Circle.  I also research and write little local history books for my local history group.  Best wishes.  Denise [DJ Kelly] 

At 4:34am on July 20, 2013, Margaret Whittock said…

Thanks Denise. And congratulations on the success of Running with Crows, both in book form and as a play. It seems to be going from strength to strength. 

At 5:03am on December 21, 2013, Joe Kelly said…

From one Kelly to another.

Happy Christmas - Joe

www.kellyclanireland.com

At 12:48pm on August 31, 2014, Niamh Ultaigh said…
DJ, thank you for the lovely invitation! I look forward to lots of history and lots of craic!

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