The Sunday Show.. A funny thing happened to me with author Jane Dougherty

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My grandfather was Irish and his parents had come across from Ireland in the 1850s and settled in the south of England. As we have travelled around the world we have met so many people who tell a similar story about their Irish ancestry and it is, I have to say, claimed with pride. The Irish are renowned for their story telling and so it is not surprising that my guest today, Jane Dougherty, whose ancestral roots and clearly her heart are in Ireland, has carried on that tradition.

Jane was brought up in Yorkshire and completed her education in Manchester and then in London. Work took her to France to the wine trade and she spent fourteen years in Paris where she married and began her family. Whilst in Paris she studied Gaelic at the Irish College and also taught herself Italian. The family moved to Laon in Picardy…

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2 thoughts on “The Sunday Show.. A funny thing happened to me with author Jane Dougherty

  1. Thanks for reblogging, Tricia 🙂

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  2. Very nice. I like Jane Dougherty’s works so this was fun to read.

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