News & Events

Silver Angel shortlisted for Green Award
Silver Angel has been shortlisted for the Green Communications Award for this year's Green Awards. The awards aim to celebrate excellence in sustainability and to encourage green best practice amongst Ireland's organisations and individuals. More information at

CEF Annual Environmental Awards 2012
Silver Angel Publishing is the winner of the CEF Annual Environmental Awards 2012 (Business & Commercial Category) Many thanks to the Cork Environmental Forum for this honour! More over at

The Cork News article - November 25th
November 25th 2011 - The Cork News included Silver Angel Publishing in an article about the David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Awards. To read more visit

David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Awards
I'm delighted to announce that Silver Angel Publishing has been shortlisted for the David Manley Emerging Entrepreneur Awards 2012. The David Manley Awards nurture the enterprising spirit in Business, the Arts and in the Social community and Silver Angel is one of three shortlisted companies in the Arts Category.

November 2011 - InTouch Magazine

InTouch Magazine included “Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green” in a feature about how to teach children about climate change in a way which makes sense to them. “By using picture story books, children have an opportunity to look at the world outside of their own limited experiences and engage with a range of geographical issues and places.” More at InTouch Magazine here.

Laois Libraries - Children's Book Festival
With over 30 readings booked for the month of October, it looks like it's going to be a busy month! I'll also be at Ballylinan, Stradbally and Portlaoise libraries on Friday, the 21st of October as part of the Book Festival, at 10.00, 11.30 and 13.45.

Children's Book Festival 2011 - Wexford
The Children's Book Festival will take place in October and Wexford County Council have kindly organised five readings at various libraries in Wexford on October 13th and 14th. I'll be at New Ross, Enniscorthy and Wexford Town libraries on Thursday the 13th, followed by Bunclody and Gorey on Friday, October 14th.

Kildare Events - October 25th & 26th
It's been a hectic, but very enjoyable month with 20 readings so far this month. And next week, I'm off to Kildare for six more readings. You'll catch me at Kildare Town Library at 9.30am, Naas Library at 11am and Newbridge at 1.45pm on the 25th. I'll also be at Celbridge at 9.30am, Maynooth at 11.15am and Leixlip at 1.15pm on the 26th. See you then:)

National Recycling Week
As part of National Recycling Week in October, I will be attending primary schools in Clonmel, Co. Tipperary in conjunction with the Environment Department of Tipperary County Council, to read from my eco books and to talk to the children about recycling and climate change.

26th November 2010
I will be carrying out a series of readings from my eco-friendly books in a number of libraries around Co. Cork from November 30th, 2010. The readings are sponsored by the Environmental Awareness and Research section of Cork County Council. The next dates are Carrigaline, December 14th, Cobh, Dec. 15th and Fermoy Dec. 16th. All readings are at 11am.

8th November 2010
"Eco Zico" will be launched at Easons, Patrick Street, Cork on Saturday, November 13th at 12pm. All welcome!

4th November 2010

Eco Zico receives very positive review in InTouch Magazine (INTO publication) For more, visit our reviews page.

November 2010

Books Ireland reviews Eco Zico. To read more, visit our Reviews page.

18th October 2010
Irish Examiner profiles Silver Angel Publishing.

6th September 2010
Womans' Way features Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green.

June 2010

The Irish Examiner gives a very positive review of Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green. For more, go to our reviews page.

April 2010

InTouch Magazine reviews Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green. To read more, visit our Reviews page.

17th March 2010
Evening Echo covered book launch and Silver Angel Publishing is also profiled in the Women in Business section.

2nd March 2010
Article on books and Silver Angel Publishing today in Women Mean Business Magazine.

26th February 2010
Article in today’s Cork News covering book and launch:)

5th February 2010
My book won the children’s books category in the 2009 DIY Book Festival. The festival, which is held in Los Angeles each year honours the best of independent and self-published books.

3rd February 2010
Thanks to Writers News who published an article about my book and career change, see more here

27th January 2010
Spoke about my book and publishing company on Martina O’Donoghue’s Drivetime on C103FM today!

18th January 2010
Sequel to “Perry the Playful Polar Bear” – “Perry the Polar Bear Goes Green” is due for release in March 2010

7th January 2010
Happy New Year everyone! More good news; The Avondhu featured my book in today’s edition, go to page 18 on this link

19th December 2009
Irish Examiner recommended my book as a Christmas gift

11th December 2009
Visited Our Lady of Lourdes school, Ballinlough, Cork today and gave a reading. The response from the 1st and 2nd class pupils was very enthusiastic!

10th December 2009
The Southern Star covered my book and publishing company today – read it here

9th December 2009
Article appeared on this week’s East Cork Journal

7th December 2009
Book review is on Primary Times

4th December 2009
The Star included the book in their kids Christmas gift guide today!

1st December 2009
Womans Way included the book in their Christmas gift guide this week!

19th November 2009
Article on book appeared in today’s Cork Independent.

7th November 2009
Book Launch – Venue: Douglas Bookshop, Douglas Village Shopping Centre, Cork – The launch went really well and sold lots of books (always a good thing!)

7th November 2009
Mention of book in Cork News

3rd November 2009
Thank you to Derbhile who blogged about my new publishing company

October 2009
received books from printers!

21st October 2009
received review from