All Over Ireland: New Irish Short Stories

All Over Ireland: New Irish Short Stories

by Deirdre Madden

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All Over Ireland, edited by Deirdre Madden (Molly Fox's Birthday, Time Present and Time Past), continues the tradition of featuring the work of both new and established writers, including Colm Tóibín, Mary Morrissy and Eoin McNamee. These diverse and accomplished stories, by turns dazzling, thoughtful and startling, bring new ideas and energy to the form and richly enhance the tradition of Irish fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780571311040
Publisher: Faber and Faber
Publication date: 05/19/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 360
File size: 276 KB
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

About the Author

Deirdre Madden is from Toomebridge, Co. Antrim. Her novels include One by One in the Darkness, Authenticity, Molly Fox's Birthday and, most recently, Time Present and Time Past. She has twice been shortlisted for the Orange Prize. She teaches at Trinity College, Dublin, and is a member of the Irish Arts Academy, Aosdána.

Table of Contents

Introduction Deirdre Madden ix

My New Life Andrew Fox 1

The Comets Eoin McNamee 15

Emergency Mary Morrissy 27

For Keeps Belinda McKeon 44

The Weather Project Selina Guinness 56

Absent Michael Gilligan 86

Killing Time Lucy Caldwell 104

Villefranche Ita Daly 119

Queen of the Night Natalie Ryan 141

They'll Best You with Fun Kathleen Murray 154

Ceremony Sean O'Reilly 169

The Widow's Ferret Frank McGuinness 200

Beneath Green Hills Eileen Casey 219

The Journey to Galway Colm Tóibín 237

Acknowledgements 251

About the Authors 252

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