Patricia Louise Hughes
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  • Warwick, Warwickshire
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"Hello Mary, Glad to have you as a friend. Tell me about yourself. Patricia"
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"Thanks for your comment Fran, it was very nice to have such encouragement. I'm currently in the process of co-writing a film screenplay, so please do go and see it when it's made - probably next year. And tell your friends too!"
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Book Review: 'The Longing'

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 4:00am 0 Comments

Book review

"The Longing," by Kimberly Mae

Friesen Press, 2015

Reading this warm-hearted…

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The Real Honor Bright

Posted on January 1, 2015 at 5:59am 1 Comment

Mary Kate Neill was born on June 11th, 1900 in the tiny township of Graiguenaspiddoge in County Carlow. The 1901 census shows her ten months old. Her mother was Catherine or Kate Neill (née Cullen) aged 38, and her father Michael Neill aged 51. Born in 1850 just after the potato famine of 1845-7, he was a blacksmith. Graiguenaspiddoge was a row of 28 houses beside a main road in the countryside,…

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Mr William Butler and Mrs George Yeats

Posted on December 31, 2014 at 4:07am 5 Comments

When Olivia Shakespear introduced her ex-lover, W.B. Yeats, to her niece-by-marriage, Georgie, in London in 1917 she knew he…

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At 2:59pm on September 24, 2014, Bit Devine said…

A belated Céad míle fáilte, a chara...Welcome to the Flock..We look forward to learning your Irish story...

At 5:39am on December 27, 2014,
Heritage Partner
That's Just How It Was
said…

Yes it is lovely to have this level of communication in our lives . When I was a child if someone emigrated from Ireland it left hugh gaps in peoples lives; now we have these wonderful inventions  to communicate all across the world . 

At 5:44am on December 27, 2014,
Heritage Partner
That's Just How It Was
said…

My book is called -That's Just How It Was - check out the video below 

Youtube: http://youtu.be/oT0oOa0jx28

At 8:14am on December 27, 2014,
Heritage Partner
That's Just How It Was
said…

Well  how nice ; you have written a book about your grandmother also . My Book -That's Just How it Was - is a tribute to my grandmother also.

It was a very tough life for all these people - so my admiration is all the greater because I knew my grandmother so well 

Video for my book promotion -

Youtube: http://youtu.be/oT0oOa0jx28

“That’s Just How It Was is a moving family tale through which much can be gleaned about life during the push for Irish independence… This is a satisfying, emotionally involving read.”- Clarion Review

“Authors of family memoirs often overload their narratives with minutiae that puts nonfamily members to sleep. There are no such encumbrances in Mary Thorpe’s biography of her remarkable grandmother, Bridget O’Rourke. Thorpe…carefully blends Bridget’s story with the events of her day, some of the most pivotal events in Ireland’s history.”- Blueink Review

“Thorpe compellingly incorporates history into her grandmother’s story, always making sure to bring the narrative back to Bridget’s life and personal experience ….. a compelling story of a strong, capable woman and the history that surrounded her “.- Kirkus Review ­

At 8:17am on December 27, 2014,
Heritage Partner
That's Just How It Was
said…

Yes it was an era of poverty in terms of  materials things and emotional voids in peoples lives . I have tried to encapsulate the essence  of this in my book - That's How It Was.

Please view video --

Youtube: http://youtu.be/oT0oOa0jx28

At 10:28am on December 27, 2014, Patricia Louise Hughes said…

I enjoyed watching your video Mary. It reminded me of my grandmother's family, as you can see on my blogs. Happy New Year to you!

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