Friday, September 01, 2006

Irish Tatler

Nice article on me in the September issue of the Irish Tatler, written by Sarah Binchy. She is a lovely young woman working on her first novel. The pic shows me at the Powerscourt Waterfall, where a scene is set in The Light-Bearer's Daughter. I am taking a little break from the book to organise my life (see Blog) but must soon get going on the glossary of Irish words and the list of place-names for the mountainscape map of the Wicklow Hills. Also need to write a letter to the Irish-language singer/songwriter Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin to ask her permission to use verses from two of her songs on her exquisite album Ailleacht/Beauty. She has surely been to Faerie as both her voice and her lyrics are truly beguiling. Her record label is Gael-Linn at

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