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 for supremacy over labor in Brooklyn and to feed families where meals are hard-won. StakingContinue reading “Divide the Dawn on Goodreads”
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 happened in Ireland from 1845-1852? Call it An Gorta Mor Call it The Great HungerContinue reading “Petition – Stop Calling it a Famine!”
After the Great Hunger in Ireland in the 1840s, thousands of Irish flooded the Brooklyn waterfront.
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
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 it cannot be fully overcome, at least the healing may begin. What happened in IrelandContinue reading “Black ’47 – Review”
Garry Barry – Character in Divide the Dawn “You see that guy over there? That’s Garry fookin’ Barry. Don’t ever trust’em. He’s a fookin’ psychopath, that one. Trouble, nothin’ but. If he comes up on ya, just play dumb.” ~Cinders Connolly Garry Barry (b. 1888) In the year he came into being there wasContinue reading “Garry Barry – Divide the Dawn”
Original Youtube webseries Irishtown has released a second episode. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWG9UbtCaxDOKibhUNyWjIA Based on the popular book series Auld Irishtown, the black and white animated series is told from the perspective of characters. Artists, photographers, video editors, musicians and actors working together under the banner of artofneed Productions have crafted this series.
Irishtown: The only art is survival The web series Irishtown has officially released its first episode. Follow the link below and click on: Irishtown Ep. 1: Treachery of the White Hand. Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTMlNc4jZPo&t=5s With its noir-influenced, black-and-white style and an ingenious storytelling method of allowing the characters to tell their particular perspective, Irishtown has proven toContinue reading “Irishtown: Episode 1”
The web series “Irishtown,” which is based on the first two books of the AULD IRISHTOWN trilogy, has run into some delays. Not to worry though! By no means is it cancelled. Although, we will probably finish two to three episodes before actually releasing anything. That means September is a distinct possibility. Boo! I knowContinue reading “Irishtown Update”