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).

Real-People Reviews of Eamon Loingsigh

I don’t know about you, but when I’m considering buying a book I read regular people on Goodreads and Amazon to get the truth. There’s too much publicity that you have to sift through to get the truth. So here … Continue reading

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Divide the Dawn on Goodreads

If you have a Goodreads account, go here and select “To Read” on historical novel Divide the Dawn: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/50353580-divide-the-dawn Back Cover/Dust Jacket Description: From the slums of old Irishtown to the docks of industrial Red Hook, chaos flourishes. Factions struggle … Continue reading

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Petition – Stop Calling it a Famine!

Add your voice to the chorus that is singing out against the English government’s chosen language of Ireland’s Greatest Tragedy. Would you sign a petition to inform non-Irish people not to use the term “potato famine” when referring to what … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Irish

After the Great Hunger in Ireland in the 1840s, thousands of Irish flooded the Brooklyn waterfront. Continue reading

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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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Oliver Cromwell – Ireland

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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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