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Kate Kerrigan

Kate lives and works in Killala, County Mayo on the Wild Atlantic Way. She lives in a house overlooking the sea with her artist husband, Niall Kerrigan, and their two young sons, Leo and Tom. Kate writes every day in a small cottage in her mother’s back garden, in the nearby town of Ballina. She documents her life in a weekly column for the Irish Mail, and on the Irish radio programme, Sunday Miscellany.

Genres: Historical, Historical Romance
Kate Kerrigan recommends
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The Girl I Used to Know (2017)
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"A beautiful love story – full of a warmth and redemption."
The Carmel Sheehan Story (2018)
(Carmel Sheehan)
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