Olive Collins

Olive Collins lives in Thurles Co. Tipperary. Her Debut Novel ‘The Memory of Music’ couldn’t have been better timed. The story focuses on the lives of the Fogarty family spanning 100 years beginning in 1916. She explores the effects the revolution had on families and friendships, pitting men against men, the roles of women and how strength comes to those in adversity. The women of the Fogarty family are driven by ambition and secrets.

Olive Collins was the 2016 recipient of The Annie McHale Debut Novel Award