A new arrival will change a town forever.

‘FIREFLY SUMMER is warm, humorous, sad and happy. Reading it is a joy’ – Irish Independent

In the summer of 1962, an American millionaire arrives in a small, sleepy Irish town with far-reaching consequences.

For the children of the Ryan family, the long hot summers are usually spent playing in the ruins of a large, abandoned house. But when the American, Patrick O’Neill, buys the ruins, dreams are made and broken and secrets which should never be revealed are betrayed.

Firefly Summer tells interlocking stories of love lost and won during four fateful years in the life of a close-knit Irish community.

Firefly Summer

Read by Kate Binchy
Unabridged: 23 hours 20 minutes
BBC Dramatised Version: 2 hrs and 49 mins

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