Category Archives: Fiction

Clare Ryan – The Lucky One

Clare Ryan is from Cork and always dreamed of being a writer.   After a varied career that included teaching, Adult Literacy Founder/Organiser, and Consultant to the Pharmaceutical industry, retirement finally provided the opportunity to follow her dream. Workshops by eminent … Continue reading

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – The Galway Review 9 (Printed Edition), April 2021

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS – The Galway Review 9 (Printed Edition), April 2021 Submission guidelines: Submissions, poetry, short fiction, plays and non-fiction or extracts, reviews and criticism (up to 2500 words) now being sought for the next issue of The Galway Review 9, … Continue reading

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Steve Carr – Baggage

Steve Carr, from Richmond, Virginia, has had over 430 short stories published internationally in print and online magazines, literary journals, reviews and anthologies since June, 2016. He has had seven collections of his short stories, Sand, Rain, Heat, The Tales … Continue reading

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Phil Carrick – The Night Visitor

Phil Carrick was born and raised in Ireland in the 1950s, enjoying a childhood that saw her family live in various parts of, Offaly, Galway, Kildare, and Dublin. She was educated at both UCD and Trinity College Dublin and spent … Continue reading

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Ciaran J. McLarnon – The Sceptre

Ciaran J. McLarnon is a writer from Ballymena, Co.Antrim. His published work as covered many different topics, he is currently in Nature writing and Fantastic tales. More of his work is available on his website ciaranjmclarnon.blog. The Sceptre By Ciaran … Continue reading

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Eamon O’Leary – Granted

After retiring, Eamon O’Leary realised he needed something more than hacking up the golf course to keep him active, so he started writing short stories. An eclectic mix, no particular genre, but no sci-fi. Definitely no sci-fi. He tries to … Continue reading

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Sheila Kinsella – Red Flag

Belgium based writer Sheila Kinsella’s short stories draw inspiration from her Irish upbringing. An avid watcher of people’s behaviour, and blessed with abundant natural curiosity, Sheila lures the reader into a shrewdly observed world via imagery and comedy. Sheila graduated … Continue reading

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Gordon Ferris – Growing up. Part 2

Gordon Ferris is a Ballyshannon poet and writer, originally from Dublin but has lived in Donegal for thirty-eight years. He has had poetry and short stories published in A New Ulster, the Galway Review, Impspired Magazine, and Hidden Channel ezine. … Continue reading

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James Mulhern – A Bath

James Mulhern’s writing has appeared in literary journals over one hundred and thirty times. In 2013, he was a Finalist for the Tuscany Prize in Catholic Fiction. In 2015, Mr. Mulhern was awarded a writing fellowship to Oxford University. That … Continue reading

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Russell Heidorn – Changing Of the Guard

Russell Heidorn lives in suburban Minneapolis and scatters his time between work and family while pursuing his dream of writing.  He is currently working on a novel about a suburban man who scatters his time between work and family while … Continue reading

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Matt Mooney’s Review of Love on the Isle of Dogs by Jude Cowan Montague

Jude Cowan Montague is an artist, poet, musician. Born in Manchester, she has lived mostly in London. At the age of 21 she went to Sumatra and learned to sing saluang songs and has been an alternative musician all her … Continue reading

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Maiwand Banayee – “This Too Shall Pass”

Maiwand Banayee came to Ireland from Afghanistan in 2004. He spent over three years in direct provision and learned English while living in Ireland.  After receiving permission to stay here, he attended IT Carlow, graduating with a degree in Physical … Continue reading

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