Attending a Newstalk interview with Dr. Ciára Kelly on the ‘High Noon’ show to launch ‘A Big Pile of Blarney’ on St. Patrick’s Day.


‘A BIG PILE OF BLARNEY’

Launched, February 2017

Here’s the cover and a tiny sneak preview…
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Design, layout & illustrations by Brendan.

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Doing a publicity piece for ‘The Priest Hunters’ at the Dublin Book Fair in the RDS. (Royal Dublin Society)

 

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Shooting ‘The History of Ireland in 10 Minutes’ with Donal for the BBC’s One Show in anticipation of Queen Elizabeth’s visit in 2011.

(L-R) Michael O'Brien, O'Brien Press with Colin C. Murphy and Frank McGuinness at the launch of Colin's new book, Boycott, at Hodges Figgis, Thursday 25th October. Photo: Peter Houlihan / Fennells
(L-R) Michael O’Brien, O’Brien Press with Colin C. Murphy and Frank McGuinness at the launch of Colin’s new book, Boycott, at Hodges Figgis, Thursday 25th October, 2012. Photo: Peter Houlihan / Fennells

 

 

boycott-bookshopDizzying heights…Boycott rises to Number 7. Photo taken in Hodges Figgis, Dawson Street.

 

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October 2014, Rome, and Grainne & I renew our wedding vows on our 25th Anniversary in the 14th century Church of San Silvestro in Capite.

Photo: Bernie Morrow: http://www.bmorrowphoto.ie

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All the gang in Rome.

Photo: Bernie Morrow: http://www.bmorrowphoto.ie

risingMy son, Emmet & I, celebrating the centenary of the Easter Rising at Easter 2016.

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Me celebrating having climbed every ‘Arderin’ in Ireland (i.e. every mountain or hill over 500m high, of which there are 407) on Saturday, May 28th, 2016.

mweelrea-groupThe lads join in the celebration with a glass of mountain top champers!

 

My son, Emmet, graduating from the Dublin Business School with a degree in Film Studies, in 2013.

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My daughter, Ciara, graduating from Trinity College in June 2016, Dublin, with a degree in Social Work.