Christmas in Ireland is a collection of short stories written by well-known Irish authors about their memories of Christmas. This is a book I gave my daughter Jennifer as a Christmas present in 1990. After she left home, it stayed in our house and on December 8th each year the book comes down off the book shelf and I re-read the wonderful Christmas stories contained between its covers.
Irish people are naturally gifted storytellers and in particular we are very good at writing short stories. I believe we publish and sell more short stories in Ireland than anywhere else in the world. Continue reading