Book Review: The Preacher and the Prelate: The Achill Mission Colony and the Battle for Souls in Famine Ireland | The Irish Story

20/07/2018 Comments off

By Patricia Byrne Published by Merrion Press, Newbridge, 2018 ISBN: 9781785371721 Reviewer: Gordon O’Sullivan “His was a crusade that failed to touch the sinews of empathy, as a powerful vision dissolved in sectarianism and a praiseworthy idealism was seduced by the commercial dictates of landlordism and property
— Read on www.theirishstory.com/2018/07/20/book-review-the-preacher-and-the-prelate-the-achill-mission-colony-and-the-battle-for-souls-in-famine-ireland/

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Conflict and the Colony

03/07/2018 Comments off

BOOKS ‘The Preacher And The Prelate’ is a riveting read about the impact of Rev Edward Nangle on Achill Island life during famine times
— Read on www.mayonews.ie/living/32212-conflict-and-the-colony

The Preacher and the Prelate review: an absorbing story about a sordid episode

03/07/2018 Comments off

The Preacher and the Prelate review: an absorbing story about a sordid episode
— Read on www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/the-preacher-and-the-prelate-review-an-absorbing-story-about-a-sordid-episode-1.3530854

Conflict and the Colony

13/06/2018 Comments off

BOOKS ‘The Preacher And The Prelate’ is a riveting read about the impact of Rev Edward Nangle on Achill Island life during famine times
— Read on www.mayonews.ie/living/32212-conflict-and-the-colony

The preacher, the priest and an island fight over faith and famine – Independent.ie

11/06/2018 2 comments

It seems like a creation of Arthur Miller, Ibsen, or indeed John B Keane: a ravaged island community, young zealous preacher and the established but impoverished priest obsessed with a
— Read on m.independent.ie/irish-news/the-preacher-the-priest-and-an-island-fight-over-faith-and-famine-36994018.html

TheJournal.ie – The fascinating story of the Achill Island preacher, the Famine, and the Prelate

07/06/2018 Comments off

TheJournal.ie – The fascinating story of the Achill Island preacher, the Famine, and the Prelate
— Read on www.thejournal.ie/preacher-prelate-patricia-byrne-4033791-May2018/

‘Told with pace and panache… an extraordinary and important read’

26/05/2018 Comments off

The terror has subsided a bit – great to read a positive review of my book in Irish Independent.

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