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Strange Event

Edmund Rice 250: to reunite, reconcile, give thanks and look to the future. This strange event is imminent and has the puzzling endorsement of former President of Ireland Mary McAleese.  Past pupils and friends of Edmund Rice and Christian Brothers … Continue reading

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The Brothers’ Lot: New Footage Released

Finally the meticulous frame-by-frame hand tinting is done and we can now proudly announce the release of second and third installments of The Brothers’ Lot live at KGB wherein Martin Mulvey SJ, Diocesan Investigator tracks Marcus Madden, BA, official biographer … Continue reading

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The Brothers’ Lot: $10 Celebratory price til June 31

From:Akashic Books: The Brothers’ Lot is a semifinalist for the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award. To celebrate we are offering a special discounted price of $10 (including shipping within the U.S.) from May 21 – June 30, 2012. Click here: … Continue reading

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Badness in Boston presents Trouble In Dublin

Thursday April 19, 8pm, Fornino Park slope, 256 5th Ave (Bet Carroll/Garfield) Brooklyn NY 11215. Join Kevin Holohan and Honor Molloy for an evening of Irish Black Comedy. Holohan reads from The Brothers’ Lot, a satirical and hilarious novel that explores … Continue reading

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New York Irish Arts Reviews The Brothers’ Lot

Delighted with this review by Michelle Woods on New York Irish Arts.  Full review at link below.  Excerpts below that. http://newyorkirisharts.blogspot.com/2011/11/kevin-holohans-brothers-lot-michelle.html Set in the Brothers of Godly Coercion for Young Boys of Meager Means, where Father Boland is convinced that … Continue reading

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Reading at the PEN Literary Tasting November 17

Curiously enough the third Thursday of November is Venerable Saorseach O’Rahilly Day so I will have to dust off a piece of the Biography in honor of the day that is in it.  Like this bit maybe  http://youtu.be/tEqDLuWuFvc Anyway here … Continue reading

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Radio Interview with Sean Rocks, Arena RTE Radio 1

It has taken me a while to get used to the sound of my own voice on “the wireless” but have finally got to the point where I am happy to put this out here.  Thanks to Sean Rocks for … Continue reading

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The Brothers Reviewed at Staged Reaction

Thanks to Barry Houlihan (no relation) for this thoughtful review at Staged Reaction http://stagedreaction.wordpress.com/2011/10/07/the-brothers-lot-a-novel-by-kevin-holohan/ “The Brothers’ Lot” – a novel by Kevin Holohan 07 Oct “For all the kids who never got a chance to answer back” reads the dedication in … Continue reading

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Delighted to get reviewed in The Guardian

Lovely to get reviewed in the Guardian, home of the tremendous cartoonist Steve Bell and my staple read for donkey’s years . http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2011/oct/04/brothers-lot-kevin-holohan-review The Godly Coercion School for Young Boys of Meagre Means is a grimly repressive religious institution where young Dublin … Continue reading

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Great Review on Arena: RTE Radio 1

Many thanks to to Sean Rocks, Sinead Gleeson and Declan Burke for this thoughtful review of The Brothers’ Lot on RTE Radio 1’s Arena  (audio link below): http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/archive1/2011/0920/arena.html

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