Author Archives: Eamon

About Eamon

Eamon Loingsigh is the author of the Auld Irishtown trilogy: "Light of the Diddicoy," (Three Rooms Press 2014) and "Exile on Bridge Street," (Three Rooms Press 2016).

Vengeance Achieved

Recent research has proven that Al Capone did not willingly leave his hometown of Brooklyn. In fact, he was forced out by a local Irish gang called the White Hand (named in opposition to the “invading” Italian Black Hand). In … Continue reading

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Novel: Divide the Dawn

Divide the Dawn is a stand-alone historical novel for publication Spring, 2020. Critics see this coming: ♠    “A master storyteller’s tale that churns in the conflicted hearts of its characters.” ♠    “This book belongs in the elite company … Continue reading

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Black ’47 – Review

It is a rare moment indeed when a lie that has been passed as history can be righted. But that is exactly what Black ’47, directed by Lance Daly, has done. For 171 years a lie persisted, and even though … Continue reading

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Dinny Meehan – Divide the Dawn

Dinny Meehan – Character in Divide the Dawn “Eyes green in the enveloped saloon light of amber and black. A child’s eyes. An ancient’s eyes. Sometimes I wonder if he ever really did exist, Dinny Meehan. I even doubt it at … Continue reading

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Mickey Kane – Divide the Dawn

Mickey Kane – Character in Divide the Dawn “Mickey is Dinny’s last surviving family member loyal to him. Tall and powerfully built with a big head of blond hair, he follows Dinny’s orders closely. Mickey Kane is Dinny’s blood. His mother’s … Continue reading

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Bill Lovett – Divide the Dawn

Bill Lovett – Character in Divide the Dawn “Ya know, people talk. And they’re sayin’ one day the gang could be all Lovett’s. Can ya imagine the take fer us if ya was his righthand? Like the Romans we’d live! … Continue reading

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Liam Garrity – Divide the Dawn

Liam Garrity – Character in Divide the Dawn “His uncle was Joe Garrity, the ILA recruiter who was killt after a melee in a saloon that was burnt to the ground in the Donnybrook in Red Hook, 1916, six months … Continue reading

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Mam Garrity – Divide the Dawn

Mam Garrity – Character in Divide the Dawn “May trouble always be a stranger to ye. Take this Saint Christopher. Put it in yer pocket and touch it when ye please. Ye’ll be grand with it.” ~Mam Garrity Mam Garrity … Continue reading

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Petey Behan – Divide the Dawn

Petey Behan – Character in Divide the Dawn “Petey Behan has short legs with a long torso and some power in his shoulders, thin hips and a box face with a mouth that never stops its blathering.” ~Liam Garrity Petey … Continue reading

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