John De Búrca

We at PerchedCrowPress are excited to announce the signing of our debut author, John De Búrca. John lives on the mysterious and rugged shores of the West of Ireland in Galway. From a young age, John was immersed in the rich traditions of Irish oral language storytelling; amassing a vast collection of mythology and folklore.Continue reading “John De Búrca”

Book Review – After Gairech ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I got lost in a book Can a man be avenged when a country is at war? I have to admit I know next to nothing about Irish mythology. I was hoping that I would be taken on a journey of discovery when I read this book, and I am pleased to report that thatContinue reading “Book Review – After Gairech ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️”

Five Fun Facts — Micheál Cladáin

(Stuff you may or may not already know!) We moved from Dublin down to the “Sunny Southeast” in Co. Wexford a few years ago. A strip of driveway and a back yard became an acre of lawn. My better half never liked my café racer and nearly hit the ceiling (in glee, not despair) whenContinue reading “Five Fun Facts — Micheál Cladáin”

After Gairech ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review

A wonderful story with unforgettable characters and a plot that kept me reading well into the night. I adored the way the author has captured the very essence of this era. The mythological aspect of this novel was carefully written but there is a strong sense of historical realism throughout. Micheál Cladáin is a newContinue reading “After Gairech ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Review”

On the Origins of My Species

I am often asked why I chose to write in a genre where it is notoriously difficult to succeed. I still have nightmares about the reactions I received for a piece I submitted to a writer’s group four years ago: “stop this nonsense, stick to writing crime”, being the essence of the message. I cannot!Continue reading “On the Origins of My Species”