Launch of New Book by Chuck Kruger

All those who follow Cape Clear Island and the exploits of its most intrepid writer and poet Chuck Kruger will be delighted at the news of another contribution to the impressive literary and cultural heritage of the Island. Chuck’s latest book, Moments, is largely autobiographical and contains a wealth of well-crafted anecdotes, poetry and interesting photos relating to his family history, upbringing and life experiences leading to the happy outcome on magical Oileán Chléire. 

Island life naturally features prominently and Chuck departs from previous form by including appropriate pieces in appreciative memory of islanders, including the much loved  Concubar Ó Drisceoil and Kathleen Lynch which shall no doubt be treasured by their families and friends. Always interesting, the book offers new and old and often refreshing perspective on many of life’s conundrums. Nell seems enchanting on her wedding day, and childhood Chuck is unmistakably Chuck, but best of all I like the photo with the beach babes, yes, that’s certainly another time and place.

The Book was launched in Club Cléire by another author, historian, archaeologist, storyteller and Islander Diarmuid Ó Drisceoil, who has collaborated for many years with Chuck on the Iconic Cape Clear Island Storytelling Festival on Easter Monday, 6 April. 

    Séamus Ó Drisceoil 



If you’d like an autographed copy of  Moments, for yourself or a friend, simply enclose a personal cheque, for  €17.50 (from within the EU), or for $20  (from USA), payable to Chuck Kruger, with the name & address of the recipient attached, and mail to:
Chuck Kruger
Glen West
Cape Clear Island
County Cork, Ireland

(Above price includes handling and shipping.)  

And if you'd like to read about Chuck's other books, then click on The Man Who Talks To Himself , Cape Clear Island Magic  or Sourcing.

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