Dooradoyle resident pens history novel

first_imgCelebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Previous articleGearóid hoping to pull his weight in marathonNext articleDelta take off Guest Writer Watch the streamed gig for Fergal Nash album launch Twitter TAGSKieran GintyMusic Limericknovel #HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Print WhatsApp Linkedin Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up NewsCommunityDooradoyle resident pens history novelBy Guest Writer – May 2, 2013 1076 Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday Advertisement Kieran GintyA NOVEL dealing with one of the most dramatic periods in Irish history has been penned by a Dooradoyle resident.  Kieran Ginty wrote  ‘The Boys of Ballycroy’ – a story of how seven friends cope with the arrival of three conflicts – World War I, the Irish War of Independence and The Irish Civil War. Limerick is featured in the book citing some of the events that occurred in the city during the ‘Black and Tan’ period. Originally from Mayo, Kieran took up writing as a hobby. The father of two is works as a full-time public servant.  The 42-year-old first came to Limerick in 1989 to study public administration in UL. ‘The Boys of Ballycroy’ is now available in O’Mahonys book shop. Email New Music: 40Hurtzlast_img read more

Pringle says MFG collapse has hit rural transport in Gaeltacht areas

first_img Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson By News Highland – September 9, 2011 Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Pringle says MFG collapse has hit rural transport in Gaeltacht areas Talks take place this afternoon to discuss the distribution and management of funding and community supports in Gaeltacht areas following the collapse earlier this week of MFG Teo.  Donegal South West Deputy Thomas Pringle says the effects of this have already been felt at community level, with some school bus and other rural transport services cancelled yesterday and today.Deputy Pringle says alternative funding must be released immediately to allow these services restart……….[podcast][/podcast] Pinterest Facebook WhatsApp Previous articleGAA – McGee to train with Irish Rules teamNext articleUltra high speed broadband could be provided to 10,000 Letterkenny households News Highland Google+ Twittercenter_img Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Google+ News Twitter Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img read more