Dermot Bolger: The Darkest Midnight in December

On the final Sunday before Christmas, the Irish author delivers a seasonal story of love, loss and surprise comforts

22nd December, 2019
Dermot Bolger: The Darkest Midnight in December

It was late on Christmas Eve night when the young man from the shop near Kilmore village crossed the field to the park near the old woman’s caravan. His headlights lit up Eva in the doorway of the Ark, which was now parked behind an old schoolhouse which her friend, David, was restoring as a studio for local artists. Four months ago, David had hired a truck to transport Eva and her Ark here to...

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