Articles by Mary McCarthy

Welcome to the article section of Mary's website.

Here you can read articles by Mary which have appeared in the Irish Press.

Article for the Sunday World Magazine

September 21st, 2012.

"I'm saving for my coffin, but I won't but the most expensive one..."

Articles for Bark! Magazine

September 2012.

"He came in to my life five years ago - my lovely Roman. I live in Ireland and I was visiting my son Dara, who works in the Vatican." Read more...

Irish Independent Weekend Article by Mary McCarthy

September 8th, 2012.

"How do I feel about dying? I suppose I will be scared at the time, but I'll probably be so sick I won't care... Eight years ago, Mary McCarthy began a novel about a woman dealing with incurable cancer. This March, she received her own diagnosis." Read More...
Women's Way Interview by Mary McCarthy
September 17th, 2012.

"Things happen to us all but from we learn and that's what life is about; learning and living to our best abilities." Read More...
Article for Easons
October 1st, 2012.

"In Mary McCarthy’s latest novel, After the Rain, the main character discovers she has terminal cancer. Mary wrote it to help her deal with her brother’s death in 2001."
Article for the

October 14th, 2012.

"When Mary McCarthy began to write about a character in her book who was diagnosed with terminal cancer, she never imagined a few years later she would find herself in the same circumstances."