Tallaght Library Reading No.4 – 7/11/2011


Next Monday 7th November  sees the fourth in a series of six of readings in Tallaght Library by emerging local writers. The event is hosted again by award winning local author Eileen Casey. Proceedings kick off at 7pm.

Next Monday’s readers are Tom Hanrahan, Mervyn Ennis, Susan Condon and Eithne Cavanagh. Susan was recently a featured author in the Echo Newspaper here. Good on ya Susan!

Author Bios

As Tom Hanrahan’s career life draws to a close, he feels filled with hope, gratitude and anticipation for tasting the good wine served last. His writing history began when he was encouraged to write many years ago by a compassionate soul.

Mervyn Ennis was born in Tallaght in 1950. Mervyn has had his poetry recognised in Irish and British awards and in Irish, British, Italian, and Australian publications.  His collection of short stories Once upon a time in Tallaght is his first venture into prose.  Mervyn Lives in Saggart.

Susan Condon  was awarded first prize in the 2010 SCC, Short Story Competition, with ‘The Visit’.  Her short story, ‘Cinderella’s Smile,’ was published in Senior Times 2011. Susan is a member of Platform One, Rua Red and is currently working on her first novel – a psychological thriller.

Eithne Cavanagh’s two books of poetry Bone and Petals and An Elegance of Gannets were published by Swan Press.  She has received several awards for poetry including the Boyle Prize and the Moore Literary Medallion.  Eithne lives inDublin.


Looks like a great line up! Hope to see you there.



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