PHOTO GALLERY: Launch of Newbridge woman Orla McAlinden's new book

'The Accidental Wife' party at Barker and Jones, Naas

Leader reporter


Leader reporter


Newbridge woman Orla McAlinden recently launched her book of interconnected short stories 'The Accidental Wife' at Barker and Jones bookshop, Naas.

Orla is a prize-winning writer and is the 2016 recipient of the Cecil Day-Lewis Emerging Writer Bursary from Kildare County Arts Service, awarded to facilitate the completion of her novel, The Flight of the Wren, based on the Curragh during the years following the Famine.

'The Accidental Wife' is available from Barker and Jones, and from Farrell and Nephew bookshop in Newbridge.

Photos: Tony Keane