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Kilkenny Education Centre Reading Group

The Kilkenny Education Centre Reading Group is an informal group of teachers who meet on a monthly basis to discuss a book the Group have read. The Group meet under the stewardship of Larry Cotter, an English Teacher in St. Kieran's College. All are welcome!

The Group started with two people in September 2007 and is growing steadily. In 2017, they celebrated 10 years reading together!

Some of the books read by the Group over the years include:

  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, Gail Honeyman
  • Elsewhere, Rosita Boland
  • Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens
  • The Lost Man, Jane Harper
  • The Boy Who Belonged to the Sea, Denis Thierult
  • Warlight, Michael Ondaatje
  • The Nightingale, Kristin Hannah
  • The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir, Samantha Power 
  • Hot Milk, Deborah Levy
  • Leaving the Atocha Station, Ben Lerner
  • A Perfect Spy, John le Carré
  • The Beekeeper of Aleppo, Christy Lefteri
  • Moonflower Murders, Anthony Horowitz
  • Village School, Miss Read
  • Snow, John Banville 
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, John Berendt
  • That Old Country Music: Stories, Kevin Barry
  • A Whole Life, Robert Seethaler
  • Hearts and Bones: Love Songs for Late Youth, Niamh Mulvey
  • Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel
  • Crossroads, Jonathan Franzen
  • Trespasses: A Novel, Louise Kennedy
  • The Snow Song, Sally Gardner
  • Lessons, Ian McEwan