Author Archives: Caimh7

How Irish is Too Irish?

This is a post I did that originally appeared on the fantastic Swirl and Thread website as part of Mairead’s wonderful #IrishWritersWed initiative which I was delighted to kick off.

Here is a true confession. I have an Uncle Brendan

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Turning The Air Blue

Here’s a post I originally did for the splendiferous Bibliophile Book Club about my potty-mouthed ways.

Swearing – or as my mother calls it, often accompanied by a clip around the ear, the effing and jeffing – is something that … Read More

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He’s Got A Shooter!

This is a blog I originally did as a guest post on the fantastic Portabello Book Blog.

One of the classic writing maxims you hear bandied about is ‘write what you know’. I’ll be honest, I’ve never understood that. … Read More

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Life Imitating Art

Here’s a blog post that I originally did for the wonderful Cleopatra Loves Books website about how reality came to spookily mirror events that happen in The Day That Never Comes.

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In the middle of December I went home … Read More

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New Release And Sweet Deal!

Hey folks,

It’s out! The Day That Never Comes has finally been published! I’m so excited for people to read it, the early reviews have been really encouraging.

And to celebrate, we’ve put the Kindle version of the first book … Read More

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Irish Post Review

I’ve been lucky enough to get some really lovely reviews for A Man With One of Those Faces but below is my very favourite. With the greatest apologies to all the journalists and bloggers who were nice enough to review Read More

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The Day That Never Comes – Is almost here

That’s right, Bunny, Brigit and Paul are back in The Day That Never Comes, to be published on January 23rd 2017.

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Remember those people that destroyed the economy and then cruised off on … Read More

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How to Dump a Body

The below is a blog I originally did as a guest post on the wonderful readingwrites website.

Picture the scene – it’s August 2002 in a stifling hot Shepherd’s Bush, London and I have a body to get rid of.… Read More

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Dog Detectives

This blog was a guest post I originally did for the awesome book review cafe.

“Up next in the Mastermind chair is author Caimh McDonnell.”
“Great to be here Magnus.”
“Magnus Magnusson, the original host of Mastermind, died almost … Read More

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Trope-a-dope

Here’s a blog post I originally did for the lovely Linda’s Book bag website which I heartly recommend!

Dear TV Producers,

I hereby swear that, regardless of how bad the rest of it is, I will faithfully watch at least … Read More

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