American Author visiting Millstreet this week

A very welcome visitor to Millstreet this week is Rebekah Ruth with JoshuaAmerican author and blogger of Irish descent, Rebekah Ruth. She is visiting the “real” Irish town that inspired the setting for her first novel Where the Pink Houses Are. Released in 2011, the novel took place in the fictional “Millway” where the author’s ability to conjure up the scenes were based on good old-fashioned imagination, and a bit of Google.

In her first trip to Ireland, Ruth intends to use her visit to Millstreet to follow where the first story left off and launch, in earnest, her second novel.  She is thrilled to be staying in one of Millstreet’s gracious B&B’s; a home base for her visit this July.   “I will actually be able to infuse the real town into my book. I will have a feel for the “personality” of the place. It will still be fiction. But it will feel so much more real to me…and hopefully to my readers!” says Ruth.  A full description of her decision to make this first trip to Ireland is in her blog post from last May. [read more …] “American Author visiting Millstreet this week”

Rathmore Historical and Archaelogical Walk

A historical and archaelogical walk will take place in Rathmore on Sunday July 21st  as part of their Gathering 2013: The Rathmore Community Council and  Pride of Place Committee in Association with Sliabh Luachra Walking Club are organising a three mile historical  and  archaeological  walk  of Rathmore on Sunday July 21st. The walk will commence from Rathmore Church @ 2pm and will return to Teach Iasegain Rathmore for light refreshments. Entertainment guest speakers will provide everyone with a detailed account of these sites on walk route and for a video display on local archaeological sites. All  welcome.

For further details, contact Michael O’Mahony <email>