Felicity Hayes-McCoy discusses with Ivan six things which she thinks should be better known.
Felicity Hayes-McCoy, bestselling author of The Library at the Edge of The World, was born in Dublin, Ireland. She studied literature at UCD before training as an actress in London. Her work as a writer ranges from TV, radio drama and documentary, to screenplays, memoir, journalism and children’s books. Her “Finfarran” novels, set in Ireland and featuring local librarian Hanna Casey, are widely read internationally, and have been translated into seven languages. She and her husband, opera director Wilf Judd, live in Bermondsey, London, and on Ireland’s west coast. She is on Twitter @fhayesmccoy and on Facebook as Felicity Hayes-McCoy Author
- Niche literary genres https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2012/nov/19/literary-genres-robert-mccrum
- Soda bread https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/irishsodabread_67445
- Bratislava Castle https://www.slovakia.com/castles/bratislava-castle/
- Judy Garland’s performance of Gershwin’s Bidin’ My Time in the film Girl Crazy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQdIwjbW6es
- Irish vernacular furniture https://www.victormeeauctions.ie/irish-country-furniture-vernacular-furinture/
- Paddington Bear https://www.thecurb.com.au/paddington-2-review-if-youre-kind-and-polite-the-world-will-be-right/