Fans of Patrick Taylor’s bestselling Irish Country novels know Dr. Fingal Flahertie O’Reilly as the irascible senior partner of a general practice in the colourful Irish village of Ballybucklebo.
But there was a time, shortly after arriving in Ballybucklebo, that Dr. O'Reilly was not widely accepted by the villagers. This touching short story tell of how O'Reilly, with a little help, began to overcome their objections.
Whether you're visiting for the first time, or you're a long-time resident, you'll enjoy this fun glimpse into life Patrick Taylor's village of Ballybucklebo.
“What Herriot did for Yorkshire, Taylor does for Northern Ireland . . . minus the animals, of course, but with all the good sentiments.”—Kirkus Reviews on An Irish Country Wedding
“Taylor is a bang-up storyteller who captivates and entertains from the first word.”
—Publishers Weekly on An Irish Country Girl
“The author laces his heartwarming moments with liberal doses of whiskey and colourful Ulster invectives.”—Chicago Sun-Times
“Patrick Taylor has become probably the most popular Irish-Canadian writer of all time.”
—The Globe and Mail