Shane Hegarty was born and raised in Skerries, Ireland, where he now lives with his wife and four children but no pets since an unfortunate incident with the family goldfish. He is a journalist with the Irish Times, and this is his first novel.
The foundation event of modern Ireland, the Easter Rising of 1916 continues to enthral almost a century later. Using contemporary diaries and recently released eye-witness testimonies, Shane Hegarty and Fintan O'Toole te ...Quick View
Darkmouth is a story about family, about destiny, about finding your courage and bounding out of your comfort zone to help the people you love. Like so many timeless classics, it's about an ordinary boy in an extraordina ...Quick View
Where did the first Irish come from? Where have the Celts gone? What did the Vikings ever do for us? And why is it that chippers are run by Italians? The Irish (and Other Foreigners), Shane Hegarty's popular history of 1 ...Quick View
This bestselling book recreates the actual course of events during that tumultuous week, based on contemporary witnesses, memoirs and later recollections. It adds up to the most comprehensive and accessible account of Ea ...Quick View