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A Harvest: New, Rare and Uncollected Essays Con Houlihan

A Harvest: New, Rare and Uncollected Essays

Con Houlihan

Published June 10th 2014
ISBN : 9781905483303
Paperback
220 pages
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 About the Book 

Con Houlihan was born in CastleIsland and, following a career as a teacher and bookmaker, moved to Dublin, where he worked on the Irish Press and Evening Press for many years. A Harvest is a rich and eclectic collection in which the reader is moreMoreCon Houlihan was born in CastleIsland and, following a career as a teacher and bookmaker, moved to Dublin, where he worked on the Irish Press and Evening Press for many years. A Harvest is a rich and eclectic collection in which the reader is more likely to come upon a piece on Gerard Manley Hopkins or Walt Whitman than one on Lester Piggot or world-championship boxing. Through the entire book, the luminous quality of the writing shines through. A Harvest will cement Con Houlihans reputation as a man of letters as well as an outstanding sports journalist.