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Book Title:

A Poetry Play

Author: Ronan Murray

ISBN: 978-0-9556985-0-7
Printed Book
Softcover Book - Perfect Bind
48 pages, Full Colour
5 Illustrations
Price: £ 5.00

ISBN: 978-0-9556985-2-1
Audio Book incl. Booklet
Audio Book on CD
Narrated CD by Author
Running Time: 18 minutes
Illustrated booklet included
Price: £10.99

The Banshee Publishing Company

Released 2009

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A Poetry Play

Author: Ronan Murray

Printed Book
PRICE: £5.00  

ISBN: 978-0-9556985-0-7

Audio Book on CD   ( incl. Booklet )
PRICE: £10.99  

ISBN: 978-0-9556985-2-1

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The Celt & The Crone

A Poetry Play

This unique poetry play written and narrated by Ronan Murray comes in both a printed book form and also as an Audio Book on CD with an accompanying illustrated booklet included with the CD. Journey into the world of Ireland's ancient past in this tale based on magic, myth and legend.


The Celt & The Crone paperback is an illustrated mini-book of a poetry play. It is a story about a mysterious encounter with the Goddess Brighid in Ireland's ancient past when an arrogant Celtic Warrior wounded in battle finds his way to her cottage in the woods. As in the Audio Book CD the pen & Ink Illustrations were provided by West Cork Artist Eleanor Murray.

The Celt & The Crone Audio Book is a Poetry Play performed and narrated by the Author on CD. The Celt & The Crone Audio Book comes complete with Audio CD including an Illustrated Booklet of the play so you can follow along. The original pen & ink illustrations were drawn by West Cork Artist Eleanor Murray.


Ronan Murray is the book designer and publisher for Murray & McCarthy Publishing and Design and is the author of 5 self-published books of poetry including a Poetry Play on CD. He is the author of the book Secrets of Drombeg - The Stone Circle and Fulacht Fiadh published in 2 editions released in 2013 and 2014 and is currently working on publishing the 3rd Edition in 2018.

His scope of writing is varied in both subject and style ranging from lyrical poems and prose to longer dramatic story poems and turning them into recorded audio performances on CD and has also included in his publishing of books for self-published authors the multi-media options of producing E-Books and Audio book recordings released on CD or as MP3 Downloads.

Much of Ronan's poetry and writings are concerned with the environment, philosophy and spirituality, and the pursuit of artistic dreams in poetry, art and music. Ronan Murray orginally from Oregon in the US has settled for the past 12 years in West Cork, and has made his home in Ireland to his ancestral link of his grandfather McCarthy born in Limerick.