Reading Ireland Month: Week 3 Round up!

Well, there we have it. Week 3 of Reading Ireland Month is complete. Where is this month going?

It was Short Story Week and I reviewed:

I also shared 10 Short Stories by Irish authors that you can read online today, a poem by Eavan Boland for St Patrick’s Day and a post highlighting some great collections coming later this year.

There have been so many fantastic contributions this week that it was almost hard to keep up!

  • Niall at Raging Fluff reviewed two new books about Tony Small, servant of United Irishman Lord Edward Fitzgerald by Laura McKenna and Neil Jordan.
  • Constance at Staircase Wit reviewed Thicker than Water by Madeline Polland, which I hadn’t heard of before but which sounds fantastic!
  • Lisa at ANZ Litlovers posted a lovely review of one of my favourites, Grace Notes by Bernard MacLaverty

It’s been a really busy week, both personally and on the blog and I’m so grateful to everyone who has taken part. There are now a whopping 65 posts in the link up and you can check them all out here.

If you have posted for Reading Ireland Month and I have missed it, do let me know in the comments.

And if that all isn’t enough to celebrate, Northern Ireland’s favourite police officer is back on our screens tonight…

Next week is the final week of Reading Ireland Month 2021 and I’ll be concentrating on the best of Irish non-fiction.

I do hope some of you can join me, don’t forget to follow along at #readingirelandmonth21

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I am a 40 something book buying addict trying to reduce the backlog one book at a time!

17 Comments Leave a comment

  1. What a fantastic response this week, I recognise quite a few of the reviews and posts. I’m in the middle of a review of Heaney’s Death of a Naturalist which, being autobiographical, almost counts as nonfiction. 😁

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  2. It’s been great to see such a range of styles and topics reflected in the books people have chosen to read. Wish I could have joined in this year – just couldn’t fit everything in this month. With a bit of luck I might just squeeze in at the last moment with The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen


  3. The China factory sounds good! I have also made the habit of collecting books from authors I know I’ll like but then haven’t yet read any of them. But the intention is something, right? 🙂
    I would also like to give Kevin Barry a try sometime.


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