June 27, 2019

I'll be speaking at the Wexford Literary Festival at Enniscorthy Castle on Saturday, July 6th. It's a free event (and you can check out all the details HERE) where I'll be chatting about all things Normans, Vikings, 12th century and writing historical fiction - if I do...

May 10, 2019

Driving down Bannow Bay in County Wexford in the direction of Baginbun Head, I stumbled upon a glorious view of Tintern Abbey from Saltmills.

The home of the Colclough ("Cokeley") family from the Elizabethan era, it was first established as a Cistercian priory which he...

April 30, 2019

When you think of Regimental Sergeant Major Patrick Augustine Harper you probably think of Daragh O’Malley’s superb performance in the role in the Sharpe ITV series.

The actor’s curly-hair dark hair and swarthy appearance, his distinct southern brogue that points to his...

June 29, 2018

Scheming? Murder? 12th century England? Set with the backdrop of one of the most important creations in history?

EM Powell’s new novel, The King’s Justice, ticks all the boxes.

It is 1176 – the height of King Henry II’s reign - and Aelred Barling and his assistant, Hugo...

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