Second Wexford Bohemian to sell out

Posted by Wally O Neill on

The 2nd issue of the Wexford Bohemian will be released on the 31st of October. We were overwhelmed with the incredible amount of talent we received for this coming issue and took in nearly 300 individual submissions.

Obviously, we couldn't fit everyone in but we have managed to include the works of 74 Wexford writers, poets, historians, artists and photographers.

They are;
Laura Flood
Kevin Connelly
DA Gazeley
Helen Kavanagh
Aideen Kelly Kehoe
Phil Lyons
Gerard Young
Aoife Whitty
Helena Murray
David Fitzgerald
Katherine Coleman
Jim McGuire
Meritxell Grau Butinyac
Liam Regan
Ross Walsh
Samantha Freegrove
Aoife Rose O Brien
Linda Sheridan
Steve Barnes
Jake Doheny
Alan Davis
Cathal Looby
Shayne Whelan
Dick Donoghue
Ciara Kinsella
Richard Connelly
Deirdre McGarry
Bernadette Furlong
Sinead Doyle
John Atkinson
Trish O Callaghan
Chris Black
Anthony Dobbs
Caroline Stevens Taylor
Adam Lundy
Cc O Toole
Ronan Berry
John McGarrigle
David Parsons
Jer Ennis
Darragh Bierney
Johnny Pops Mahon
Kieran O Brien
Lorna Whitty
Alanna Hammel
Richard Williams
David Carton
Nathan Goff & Tiernan O Grady
Conor Wickam
Mattie White
Thomas Fitzgerald
Ita Gratton
Susan Doran
Tomas Hynes
Elaine Cullen
Dean Bolger
Jean Maskell
Tom Logan
Sharon Griffiths
Karolina Klaus
Brian Roche
Eamonn Colfer
Phelim Kavanagh
Elva Crowley
Eamonn Colfer
Fintan Murphy
Jimi Revets
Daithi Kavanagh
Zeff Ryder
Suzi Marsdens
Rose O Brien

Among the many great contributions in issue 2 of the Bohemian will be extracts from two upcoming Wexford books; Eamonn Colfer’s “The Collected Plays” and “All of them, hipsters” by Zeff Ryder. We also have a great piece on the impact of Billy Roches writing by Richard Connelly, poems by Internationally acclaimed Wexford poet Jim McGuire and a history of the Wexford workhouse by DA Gazeley, as well as over forty other wonderful pieces of writing and artwork.

Red Books would like to thank all our contributors, Zeff Ryder for design and Colm at Practical Printers for printing.

The first issue of the Wexford Bohemian sold out in 24 hours. We have a bigger print run and are in the middle of another lockdown but we still expect to sell out issue 2 very quickly. They are already selling strongly on preorder. Once they're gone, they're gone.

We are now taking paid pre-orders for Issue 2 at Red Books. It costs €6 (or €8.90 if you require postage within Ireland). Our paypal link is We can also offer international delivery. (Just message us with details)

You can easily preorder the Bohemian on our new website;

We expect to have copies next Friday. We will be doing a click&collect when they arrive but it will be strictly pick up only. No one will be allowed into the shop as per level 5 restrictions.