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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

It was, on May 1 2019, 850 years to the day since Robert FitzStephen and his small armada of three ships landed at Bannow Bay in County Wexford, an act which heralded the beginning of the Norman takeover of much of Ireland.

To commemorate those events, the village of Ca...

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...

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