Terrys Latest Book
My new book is Amazing Mayo Stories (Vol 1) and features President Mary Robinson; Titanic and Mayo connections; Ballina-born Edward Whelan, one of the Fathers of the Canadian Federation; Monsignor James Horan and Dame Judy Coyne (Knock's dream team); Eileen Kato, the girl from Bangor Erris in Mayo who served Japanese Imperial family; John Feeney, the great tenor; Mayo's link with first Channel swim; Jack Judge, who wrote It's a Long Way to Tipperary; Mayo's fallen honoured at Mayo Peace Park; Mayo Coffin ships and Famine Days; William Knox D'Arcy, the JR Ewing of Mayo; the untold story of Mayo famine orphan girls sent to Australia; William Vincent Wallace, the rock star of the 1800s and his Mayo links; and singer Delia Murphy who captivated generations through her distinctive singing voice. Buy It Now
About Terry Reilly
Terry Reilly is a native of Ballina, population 10,000, in North Mayo in the province of Connaught. Editor of the Western People for nearly 30 years, his first book, The Green Above The Red, (1985) written in association with the late Ivan Neill, chronicles the successes of Mayo Gaelic games. Again, rare photos as great deeds of our football heroes leap from the pages.