Book Launch By Thurles Author Olive Collins-Memory Of Music

Thurles born Author Olive Collins launches her novel ‘Memory Of Music’. The book details life of the Fogarty family over one hundred turbulent years: 1916 – 2016

Betty O’Fogarty is proud and clever. Spurred on by her belief in her husband Seamus’s talent as a violin-maker and her desire to escape rural life, they elope to a poverty-stricken life in Dublin.

Book Launch By Thurles Author Olive Collins-Memory Of Music

Thurles author Olive Collins

While Seamus is drawn to revolutionary circles and then Dublin is plunged into the chaos and turmoil at Easter 1916, Betty gives birth to her first child to the sound of gunfire and shelling.  But Betty vows that she will survive war and want, and move her little family out of the tenements. Nothing will stand in her way. All are welcome to the launch.

 

Book Launch: Olive Collins – Memory Of Music

Saturday 10 September

The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Time: 7pm

 

Book Launch By Thurles Author Olive Collins-Memory Of Music

Book cover of Memories of music

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