Helena Mulkerns Portfolio

First published book

Ferenji, published by Doire Press

Doire Press, an award-winning publishing house in Galway, Ireland, published Ferenji in 2016.
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Ferenji, published by 451 Editions

This second edition from 451 Editions has provided Ferenji with an international distribution since 2022.
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BOOK TRAILER

selection of short fiction published in anthologies etc

selection of essays, prose and long features

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HOT PRESS Profile by Anne Sexton

A piece in Hot Press magazine by Anne Sexton, with photo by Paula Nolan and review by Olaf Tyaransen. Below see an extract from the interview - the rest in Hot Press magazine, available in all Irish newsagents right now! LIFE DURING WARTIME - INTERVIEW BY...

President Trump: Irish Writers Have Their Say

This is my contrbution to a piece by Martin Doyle with reactions from Kevin Barry, Mia Gallagher, Joseph O'Connor, Louise O'Neil, Roddy Doyle and more.  For all writers' contributions, please click this link. It’s a sort of grief, the process of coming to accept that...

Vintage Tourist Board promo, 1966!

Following an excellent launch on Saturday, 5 November to "Focus On Jim Mulkerns" - November's Archive at Lunchtime programme at The Irish Film Institute this month, here's  a novelty preview of one of the films on offer. This excerpt is from Ireland Invites You,  a 14...

Irish Film Institute launch: “Dublin Capital City 1974-75

A special screening will be held today for the launch of "Dublin Capital City 1974-75' at the Irish Film Institute, 12:45pm - with an introduction by Brendan Halligan. Please scroll down to read full press release, or click here. A new version of Capital City Dublin...

Ferenji – Dublin launch photos

Thank you so much for all those who came to the launch of "Ferenji" at The Irish Writers' Centre on Thursday last, it was a wonderful evening, and it was great to see so many old and new friends, fellow scribes and family members. Thanks to Michael O'Loughlin, who...

a selection of journalistic writing

In Ireland, the Celtic Salmon Stirs

In Ireland, the Celtic Salmon Stirs

first published in The New York Times (Intelligence Column), April 2012.   Despite encouraging signs of a slow but steady return to a healthier economy, the recession still haunts Ireland.  It slouches with Yeatsian dread around our ghost estates like a...

A different Side of the Irish

A different Side of the Irish

first published in The New York Times (Intelligence Column), December 2010   It may take the 21st Century Irish some time to get up out of their armchairs, but when they do, they have a strong sense of purpose and drama.   Despite one of the coldest November...

Motherland

published in Motherland, edited by Caledonia Kearns, William Morrow, 1997   HELENA:  I had a dream of matriarchs. The cottage was small and dark, and in one corner, an elderly woman with mischievous eyes sat beside a fire, on which rested a small,...

selection of photographic work

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