Patricia O’Reilly

Orpen at War

By Patricia O’Reilly - Published 2022


Biographical Fiction

The author describes her work as “soft fiction based on hard fact,” a blurring of genres enhanced by the copious illustrations throughout in ...Read Review

The First Rose of Tralee

By Patricia O’Reilly - Published 2019


This is the story behind the ballad “The Rose of Tralee”, ascribed to William Pembroke Mulchinock, about Mary O’Connor, a cobbler’s ...Read Review

The Interview

By Patricia O’Reilly - Published 2014


Drawing on facts but not constrained by them, The Interview imagines the meeting one Parisian afternoon in 1972 of the famed and aged Irish ...Read Review

A Type of Beauty

By Patricia O’Reilly - Published 2010


Biographical FictionLiterary

This is the story of Kathleen, or as she was familiarly known, Kate Newton. Her short life was dazzling in both its variety ...Read Review