Orange Horses (Paperback)

By Maeve Kelly, Simon Workman (Introduction by)

Tramp Press, 9780993459207, 224pp.

Publication Date: February 21, 2017

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Published in the centenary of the Easter Rising, Orange Horses provides a rare and remarkable insight into areas of Irish society which are often maligned and ignored. These 20 stories are beautiful, sad and funny.

About the Author

MAEVE KELLY was born Clare and raised in Dundalk. She studied nursing at St Andrew's Hospital in London and settled in Limerick. She has broadcast with RTE, been a guest speaker at conferences and has written novels, short stories and poems, often dealing with women's struggle for equal rights. These include A Life of Her Own (Poolbeg, 1976), Necessary Treasons (Michael Joseph, 1985), Florrie's Girls (Blackstaff Press, 1989) and Orange Horses (Blackstaff Press, 1990). She won the Hennessy Award in 1972 and in 1978 founded Adapt, a Limerick-based shelter for victims of domestic violence. SIMON WORKMAN lectures across several different modules of English Literature at Carlow College including: Introduction to Literary Forms, Introduction to Modern Irish Poetry, Creative Writing, 19th Century American Writ- ing, Victorian Poetry and Postmodern Fiction.