The Crows of Bective Abbey

The climate crisis, as witnessed by the crows of 11th-century monastery. Inspired by a walk with an oblivious toddler. Originally published in Boyne Berries Issue 26, Autumn 2019. The Abbess looks at me askance and nibbles the Kit Kat tinfoil. She has waited eight hundred long years, turned into a bird. She watches and she … Continue reading The Crows of Bective Abbey

Bingo – flash fiction

Some flash fiction for the May Bank Holiday! I remember feeling so sore when my little brother, then aged about 6, won ¬£50 (a huge sum to an 8 year-old!) at a drive-in bingo in Meath. In this piece of flash fiction I wanted to explore that sense of begrudgery! BINGO¬† They generally got a … Continue reading Bingo – flash fiction

A Stylish Afternoon Tea Boutique profile: Geoghegans, Navan, Meath

With just over a month to go before A Stylish Afternoon Tea, the fabulous style summit taking place in Navan on May 14th, we're taking a look at some of the market town's leading suppliers. First up is Geoghegan's, the style stalwart. This family-owned and run department store has been the heart of Navan's shopping … Continue reading A Stylish Afternoon Tea Boutique profile: Geoghegans, Navan, Meath