With Saint Patrick’s Day upon us, Spooky Isles is celebrating the best of Irish supernatural and horror writing and that includes our own Irish team of writers! This week takes a look at the ‘haunts’ of some of Ireland’s darkest and most prolific writers, reviews, interviews and book giveaways with up and coming new Irish supernatural and horror writers and a favourite selection of Irish reads for Saint Patrick’s Day. So let’s meet the team!
Ann is the Ireland Editor for Spooky Isles and has been fascinated by Irish dark history, hauntings and legends for as long as she can remember. She has her own successful blog ‘Dark Emerald Tales’ and has had fiction work published in anthologies including ‘Zombie Bites’ edited by Spooky Isles founder and managing editor David Saunderson and ‘The Christmas Book of Ghosts’ edited by Michael S Collins. Currently she is also the ‘Irish Monster and Folklore Expert’ for international comic WAYWARD, from Image Comics. Saint Patrick’s Day for Ann will be spent researching and writing on more haunted locations in Ireland for you to read about and visit!
Janet is the Northern Ireland Correspondent for Spooky Isles. Janet is an avid fan of horror writing and in particular James Herbert. She is a member of County Antrim Paranormal Research Association and investigates and researches on haunted locations in Ireland. If you are looking for the haunted hotspots of the North of Ireland, read over some of Janet’s articles for inspiration! Janet is spending Saint Patrick’s Day in Belfast looking for more spooky stories to bring you!
Follow Janet on Twitter here: @JanQ69
Read Janet Quinlivan articles on Spooky Isles here
Chris Rush is the Ireland Correspondent for Spooky Isles. He is the bestselling horror author of ‘Folklore’, based on the tale of the Banshee and five star rated ‘All Shall Suffer’ based on Demonic possession in Ireland. He is a paranormal investigator with Paranormal Researchers Ireland and loves all things horror, folklore and the supernatural. The darker and more twisted the better for this Irish Horror writer! Chris will spend Saint Patrick’s Day preparing for his imminent trip to the States to combine a book tour and visiting some of the most famous horror film sites. Tales of an Irishman and the dark side of the States to come!