Intertwining past and present, The Wind Knows My Name tells the tale of two unforgettable characters, both in search of family and home. It is both a testament to the sacrifices that parents make, and a love letter to the children who survive the most unfathomable dangers and never stop dreaming.
Do you know why lifeboats have an axe in them?' 'To chop down trees on a desert island?' 'No. To cut off the hands of swimmers who can't be saved, because otherwise the boat and everyone in it will sink.'
In the wilds of Connemara, a lone cowboy exacts a terrible revenge; an abused brother and sister settle scores with their ‘ol’ unkie’; a grieving man steers his river-craft towards a shocking reckoning; an Irish Vietnam veteran makes a phone call in an attempt to finally break the horror.
Youth follows four teenagers in Ireland's most diverse town, Balbriggan. Twenty-first century life - hyper-sexualized, social media saturated, anxiety-plagued - is here. Isolated and disorientated by the white noise and seemingly insurmountable expectations of adolescence, our protagonists are desperate to find anything that helps them belong.
Meet the happy couple. Luke and Celine, are in mutual unrequited love with each other, set to marry in a year's time. The best man, Archie, is meant to want to move up the corporate ladder and on from his love for Luke; yet he stands where he is, admiring the view.