Seanchai – The Irish Storyteller

  On my first ever trip to Ireland, I remember strolling along the banks of the River Liffey with my now husband, when we encountered a group of skateboarders harassing an old man sitting on a bench. At least,… Read More

My Top Five Ancient Irish Sites

Since writing my first novel, Conor Kelly and the Four Treasures of Eirean, I have become far more closely connected with this land I am lucky enough to live in. When I moved here to satisfy my Irish… Read More

MacCool by Name, and Cool by Nature

Ok, I promised it, so here it is; the second part of my retelling of the Fionn mac Cumhall story. *** Fiacha’s Gift   In the cold light of morning, when the bravado of too much wine had… Read More


…the new cover for my book, The Four Treasures of Eirean. What do you think? I’d love your feedback. Ali x

4TE is now on Smashwords!

Hooray! You can view my page, or download it here. Enjoy! Ali xxx

I just love a strong, handsome hero…especially if he’s Irish!

And if the legends which shroud him go back thousands of years, so much the better. How exciting it is, to put flesh on the bones of the enigmatic heroes of mythology, to breathe life into their memory, and… Read More

I just love researching for my books!

I do, I really do! Sometimes it’s even more fun than the actual writing! Why do I say this? Because today I discovered something wonderful. I was looking up Fionn mac Cumhall’s family tree. His father was Cumhall (obviously!),… Read More

The Four Treasures of Eirean Book Trailer

Well, I gave it a go, and here’s what I came up with…what do you think?

Newgrange, Conor Kelly and The Four Treasures of Eirean.

“Hi  Alison,” said the voice on the other end of the phone. “This is Michael.” I knew I should know who Michael was, and I racked my brain, but I was distracted by all the commotion of my… Read More