Culdaff Writer Hazel McIntyre, recieved many massages of congratulations including one from singer, Daniel O Donnell, when her new book " Echoes of Another Time", was launched on Friday 20th October in Culdaff. More than 300 guests attented the launch which was preformed by Dr. Paddy Fitzgerald Lecturer and Development Officer For The Centre of Migrations Studies at the Ulster American Folk Park, who prased Hazel's literary skills and her commitment to writing.
Among those in attendance were 14 members of an amateur
dramitic society from Northampton who took in the launch as part of a
visit to Inishowen for the Charles Macklin Autumn school and Canadian
and Peter Birchell from Toronto.
Entertainment at the launch was provided by pupils of
the Irish Traditional Music Project, Domnic Mc Daid and the Cavanagh Brothers,
Greencastle and another local author Sean Beattie, introduced the speakers.