Author Cecily Gilligan: ‘I love the stories of Ireland long ago'
Janine Kennedy
Cecily Gilligan has been researching the rich world of Irish folk medicine for almost forty years, interviewing people around the country who possess these mystical cures.
30 August 2023 Katherine O'Leary
Family rituals and the pull of an invisible string
When trauma hits a family, it is important to find ways of explaining things to young children. Katherine O’Leary’s friend helps her out with a special book.
21 June 2023 Features
'I had faith the book would tell itself to me eventually'
From horse tails to telling tales, a case of mistaken identity proved the starting point for Sara O’Donovan’s debut novel. Maria Moynihan talks to her ahead of the West Cork Literary Festival.