Author Archives: eamonohara

Living the dream en France

Living the dream en France. I’m getting  a bit bored listening to myself rehash the same old stuff about moving to France. I hope these interviews are not reaching too many of the same people! This one is targeted at a rural … Continue reading

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Newstalk radio interview about life in France and A French Renaissance?

Nice to speak to Shane Coleman on the Sunday Show (Newstalk, 1 Feb 2015) about life in France and A French Renaissance? The interview is available here.  

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Dreaming of a move to France? Here’s your wake-up call

Published in the Irish Times, 29 January 2015 Dreaming of a move to France? Here’s your wake-up call.

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Interview with Eamon O’Hara, best selling author of A French Renaissance?

Originally posted on Sarah Paddle Swim:
By @SimonCocking Well done on writing and getting the book out. Was it a labour of love or a more tricky proposition along with kids, work, and house refurbishments. It was a labour of…

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The community café

Anyone who has read A French Renaissance? will be aware that in early 2014 we were involved in the setting up a community café in the village where we live here in France. Well, I’m delighted to report that so far this … Continue reading

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My top 5 tips on moving to France

Every day this week I will post one of my top five tips on moving to France. This is based on my own experience of moving to France with my family in 2010, as documented in more detail in A French Renaissance? Tîp … Continue reading

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Gentle and amusing memoir

I’m really delighted with the reviews I’ve seen so far for A French renaissance? This is a particularly insightful one from the popular French Village Diaries blog: http://www.frenchvillagediaries.com/2014/07/book-review-of-french-renaissance-by.html I especially like the line: “I can honestly say I have never … Continue reading

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Local (anti) hero!

Not sure how my reveal-all book is going down with the locals, but the regional newspaper, La Depeche, seems happy enough, for now at least… But I really need to get some more photos taken.. http://www.ladepeche.fr/article/2014/07/09/1915580-une-vie-d-expatrie.html

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Radio what’s new….

This is an interview about A French Renaissance?, life in France, and some other dark secrets that I reveal for the first time, with Noreen Donovan at RadioX (a station targeting the international community in Belgium). Not sure I’ve nailed … Continue reading

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Following a romantic notion to France

(Published on the Irish Times website on 23 June 2014) A question people often ask me when they hear we moved to the south of France is: are you glad you moved, and did it work out as you expected? … Continue reading

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