Did I find better stories outside the bookstores?

How many times has a bad movie led you to buy the book? Until now, I can’t remember a single instance – and my eyeballs have absorbed a lot of films and books through the years. I truly …

Between covers or not, stories make the world go round

Ennis has always given me stories, even before I paid any attention to its bookstores. While I remember De Dannan playing a wonderful pub set many, many years ago, I’d forgotten that most of the pubs featuring trad …

They’ve Paved My Paradise…

Ever wake up to one of those chilly, cloudy, windy, rain-spitting days where you’d really rather roll over and go back to sleep for a week? Hell, this is Ireland, nearly every day’s like that, but it didn’t …