Ireland stories, books, poems, and more

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Ciara Samera took a trip to Dublin, Ireland for a project she had her eyes on for a long time. Now that it fell through, she had to go back to her reality of pushing paper and stamping time clocks. Leaving Ireland was the plan until she couldn't, or, just… Read More
An older Irish couple recalls their life together and the cottage home by the sea the wife’s Aunt Hannah gave them as a wedding gift. Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

December 06, 2020

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song lyric about the terrible conditions of some of the ships that transported Irish immigrants Read More

Book / Romance

October 11, 2020

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Comments: 20

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A new arrival in a small Irish town stirs up unexpected feelings in seventeen-year-old Micheál. *'Coimhthíoch' is the Irish word for stranger/outsider/foreigner **Also, this is a LGBTQ+ story, and I won't tolerate any negative comments regarding that. Do not read if it's not your cup of tea. Read More
During the Northern Ireland protests on Sunday, January 30, 1972, Rowan, Emily, and their friends, lash out at the invading English soldiers who are serving Queen Elizabeth II, and England, while the IRA resume their bombing campaign during the Troubles. The second Young Adult Irish drama sequel to The House… Read More
Northern Ireland, 1971. Rowan, Emily, and their friends, are still fighting the English soldiers in Belfast. As the war spreads to Derry, and other Irish towns, the IRA creates a wave of terror that forces everyone to choose sides. Book Two of The House of the Lost People. Read More
Northern Ireland, 1971. In Dublin, Ireland, Rowan O'Donnell, a ten year old boy, feels the scars of the Troubles that has caused a firestorm of social, economic, and political, violence that rips the country apart, as Ireland fights the invading English. The first Young Adult novel of the Irish drama… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 06, 2020

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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My impressions of Ireland during my ten day stay on the west coast. Read More

Poem / Historical Fiction

June 25, 2020

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

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Careful what you wish for. The Prairie Playhouse a generous grant - so why not use it to enhance their status by adding a dramaturg to staff? The possibilities are endless! And, in fact, the possibilities are endless. But not in the way that the co-founders of the Prairie Playhouse… Read More

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Jade is twenty years old. After leavings school with few qualifications and working four part-time jobs. She realizes she needs to finish what she started and reach that goal she has always dreamed of. What she does not know is that her life has just come to a cross… Read More

Tags: love, ireland, girl, bxb, mxm

Stepping outside your comfort zone can be overwhelming, but worth it in the long run. Read More

Tags: ireland, dublin

Dublin, Ireland, 1972. During the Troubles, Irish girl Amanda Carlisle, an eighteen year old Irish woman, struggles to survive as her family are involved in several deaths of Englishmen, who invade Dublin. And, in the process, creates all kinds of problems for her when all she wants is peace. Read More
Fiona Gearaghty’s future seemed assured during that summer of 1601. She was still in the bosom of her loving and prosperous family, in a picturesque, protected fishing and trading village on the southern Irish Coast. She had several choices of whom to wed, but no hurry to do so. England… Read More
Once in Ireland there lived Rory Connolly and, to be honest, he was not the most pleasant person in the world. The secret lied in a biddle that he always carried with him... Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

March 01, 2018

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Comments: 8

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We are currently at the start of a 23 hour long nationwide virtual shutdown. Read More

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The story of the Connelly family from My Irish Love continues with Liam's story. Liam, the oldest of the Connelly children, faces a surprising future when he falls in love with Fiona, the daughter of his parent's closest friends, Chris and Brianna. Read More

Book / Romance

January 19, 2018

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Comments: 2

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This is a story of how a one-night stand changed my life forever. How a chance meeting in a bar would change both of our lives forever. Read More
A group of people with mythological powers who attend the same high school are drawn together towards their destiny to face a darkness Read More

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Comments: 10

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Book / Historical Fiction

September 19, 2017

In the wake of the Machiavellian Prince, there is but one King and country struggling to stay alive amidst the renaissance. Frozen in medieval dynamics and keenly aware, the King of Ireland must reign control over his own people before he may turn his eyes and sword to the… Read More

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Are there such things as Leprechauns? Who was my visitor. Read More
My husband died in Killarney in 2006. He had left me 3 years before but in a way he never really left as we remained in contact and saw each other frequently. His death shortly before his 51st birthday was a shock. I flew over to organise his funeral in… Read More

Tags: love, death, ireland, grief

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Comments: 7

Shelves: 21

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A place for everything, and everything in it’s place. Read More

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