Felicity Hayes-McCoy and The Library at the Edge of the World | Traveling in Ireland Podcast Episode 40

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Library at the Edge of the World

Jody is talking with Irish author, Felicity Hayes-McCoy. Learn about her new book, “Library at the Edge of the World” as well as her other books that haven’t yet made it across the Atlantic.
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01:29
About Felicity:

Jody and Felicity met online shortly after Felicity finished her book, “The House on an Irish Hillside.” You can find this book, along with her others, here on Amazon.

Felicity was born in Dublin. She then moved to London, where she worked in television and radio. Eventually, she came back to the Dingle Peninsula.

06:10
About the Library at the Edge of the World:

Library at the Edge of the World is Felicity’s first book to be published in the U.S. It’s about a fictitious county in Ireland and depicts contemporary Irish life. The protagonist, Hanna Casey, is a librarian who moves back to the Ireland to start over and get her life back after discovering that her husband was cheating on her. It’s a story with a cast of deep, well-rounded and quirky characters.

Check out the New York Journal of Books review.

29:30
More About the Dingle Peninsula:

For more information about the area that inspired Felicity’s books, check out these resources:
Dingle and its Hinterlands
Slea Head Drive
2 days in Dingle

39:07
Felicity’s Must-See Recommendations in Dingle:

More resources: The Irish you’ll see on road signs
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46:40
Closing remarks:

Felicity asks that if you see her book at your local bookstore, please snap a picture of it with yourself or a bookseller and send it to her on social media: Felicity Hayes-McCoy Facebook Page.

As always, questions about this podcast or Ireland travel in general? Email Jody at jody@irelandfamilyvacations.com or leave a comment below.

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