His novel One Day sold five million copies and touched the hearts and minds of readers across the globe. Ahead of his appearance at the West Cork Literary Festival, Richard Fitzpatrick talks to David Nicholls about the book that changed his life
SINCE the EU introduced regulations leading to a huge reduction of sheep on the hills we’ve been hearing complaints about uncontrolled vegetation that can result in fires that sometimes get out of control. At certain times of the year, farmers set fires to burn off scrub to allow fresh grass grow.
Huge personal loss and tragedy befell Irish women Elber Twomey, Roseann Brennan, and Una Butler — and each has turned unimaginable horror and heartache into heroic virtue as they launch individual campaigns for safer roads and suicide prevention.