Ailí is a freelance journalist who is travelling to Wales to attend the funeral of a friend. During the journey she and the other passengers are shocked and horrified when a man jumps overboard. But who is this man? What has driven him to this terrible act? Piece by piece, Ailí and her old friend Colm discover the twists and turns in this story that is full of danger, of tension and bad dealings.
About the author: Áine Uí Fhoghlú
Áine Uí Fhoghlú is from the Ring Gaeltacht in Waterford, Ireland. She is a poet, prose writer and secondary school teacher. She has published two collections of poetry, Aistear Aonair (Coiscéim, 1999), and An Liú sa Chuan (Coiscéim, 2007) as well as a short novel for adult Irish-language learners, Crúba na Cinniúna (Coiscéim, 2009). This is her second novella.
Uisce faoi Thalamh won the first prize in the Oireachtas na Gaeilge literary competitions in 2010 in the 'Novel for Adult Learners of Irish' category. This is what the judges had to say about the book.
'A well-written work which is very suitable for adult-learners of Irish. It's written in succinct and simple style. It grabs the reader's attention from the start.