104 pages; paperback; ISBN 978-0-898332-02-8
"Then it happenerd. Tearing down the road like a streak of black lightening. As he and Reiner were giving voice heartily to the end of the victorious scene of the sword, he saw him come at him like some dark being from the kingdom of the sun..."
A novel set in the Meath Gaeltacht of Ráth Chairn na Mí in the months before the founding of Teilifís na Gaeilge. A young television producer returns to Ireland and settles in the Gaeltacht to take part in the cultural revolution that he is predicting. Parallel to the main story the tale of the Irish nationalist George Moore is told, and his return to Ireland to take part in the Literary Revival — that and Wagner's opera, Siegfried.
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"Ciarraí, 1923. Ar bharr an choma thuas chas sé agus d'fhéach sé thar n-ais. Bhí sí fós ann, le hais an tobair, is a buicéidín aici is í ag féachaint suas air. D'fhéach sí beag, leochaileach, uaigneach. Thuig sé na trí rud san go maith. Ní raibh sé riamh
Rebekka Vogelzang, a young Dutchwoman, is fighting to save the Irish language, which she has learnt on the job in an Irish-speaking café in Galway. She puts her heart and soul into every scone she bakes and every cup of espresso she makes because she knows the very salvation of the language depends upon it. But who will save Rebekka? A novel about idealism, loyalty, love and ... coffee.