Carmel Uí Cheallaigh

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Fr Doyle and the Christmas pudding

On December 13th 1916, Fr Doyle received a big parcel in the post. Inside, was one of his favourite things in the whole world to eat, a plum pudding that his very kind sister-in-law had made especially for him. Immediately, he knelt down and prayed that he would survive the war until after Christmas at least, so he could eat some. About a week later, as Fr Doyle sat in the kitchen, he noticed something moving on the table, quite near to where he had stored the pudding. He couldn’t believe his eyes - a big, hungry rat had made his home inside the plum pudding. Now, there was [ more ]

Now Available!

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"The New Cat," my first picture book in English, helping to raise funds for the ISPCA is avaiable from If you'd like a signed copy please contact me directly.


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Fáilte isteach, a very warm welcome to my website.  I love Picture Books.  In my job as a librarian I get to buy lots and lots of them for my library, now I'm lucky enough to have four of my own on the shelves. The first three are as Gaeilge and are a great introduction to the language. Each one has a different amazing Irish illustrator who brings my words to life with brilliant drawings and vibrant colours. I hope you enjoy reading my stories as much as I enjoy writing them. X