Just like old times

In The Hill Road, the title story in Patrick O'Keeffe's debut collection, narrator Jack Carmody begins the long and strange journey away from his mother on the night train from Limerick Junction to Dublin.

18th June, 2005

In The Hill Road, the title story in Patrick O'Keeffe's debut collection, narrator Jack Carmody begins the long and strange journey away from his mother on the night train from Limerick Junction to Dublin.

He sits in the smoking carriage, watching the moonlight shine on the meadows, listening to the country accents, the laughter and shouts of strangers. He has a vision of himself wandering around London and New York with no one to watch...

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