Stories from my youth
A beautiful collection of stories that allow us to dive into a child ‘s hazy imagination. We see life once again as it was when we were young. Nuala Ní Ghallchóir’s talent lies in focusing on details that ignite memories that take us back to happy moments where life was free and carefree. Nuala describes her life growing up in the Donegal Gaeltacht in the middle of the last century and how things changed for them when the family moved south to Roscommon. In telling her story she uses effortlessly rich sayings that reveal a treasure trove of Irish. The stories are a perfect reflection of the author’s tender personality and the legacy she left us.