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

There aren't many historical sites in Ireland with the importance that Bannow Island has. In itself the island (which is no longer an island!) is rather dull and even those who make it important probably only spent a week camping on its shores. Yet it was from this pla...

March 18, 2019

Firstly, welcome to all the new members of the conrois!

Hundreds of people have signed up, liked, followed, enlisted, and friended across my social media channels since I announced the St Patrick's Day giveaway of copies of The Earl Strongbow a few days ago. Hopefully y...

March 14, 2019

In celebration of that most holy of holy days I have decided to do a St Patrick's Day giveaway!

What’s on offer? Three signed paperback copies of my greenest book, The Earl Strongbow, on this most emerald of weekends.

To enter, simply give me a follow and a retweet on...

August 23, 2017

There are few things I like better than a family tree and few have so many distinguished members as the family that were behind the first Norman invasion of Ireland.

In my books, Swordland and Lord of the Sea Castle, I follow several members of this tribe whose shared k...

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