04/23/20 • 28 min
Marita Conlon-McKenna is the much-loved author of many books for children and adults. They include her children's classic about Ireland's Great Famine, Under The Hawthorn Tree. She talks here about the magic of storytelling, why famine stories continue to grip us and the powerful use of the child's voice in Tatty - the 2020 Dublin One City One Book choice.
For more about Tatty by Christine Dwyer Hickey https://www.newisland.ie/fiction/tatty/
For more about Marita Conlon-McKenna and her fiction including her latest novel The Hungry Road https://maritaconlonmckenna.com/
Produced and presented by Martina Devlin
Music by Daragh Dukes
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