John Dwyer

John Dwyer is a travel writer and blogger. His first book High Road to Tibet: Travels in China, Tibet, Nepal and India became an Amazon best-seller. His latest book Klondike House: Memories of an Irish Country Childhood recalls his years growing up on a rural farm in Ireland.

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Simon Winchester Shines at Lismore

Simon Winchester Shines at Lismore

| August 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

I confess, before I arrived at the Blackwater Community Hall to listen to Simon Winchester, I’d never heard of him. Talking to others before taking my seat, I found wasn’t alone in my ignorance. My expectations for the evening were low. However, two magical hours later, I left the hall a fan. Simon looked every […]

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Paul Theroux at Lismore Travel Writing Festival

Paul Theroux at Lismore Travel Writing Festival

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

It’s not often we have the chance to meet our heroes but I got a chance to meet one of mine at the Lismore Travel Writing Festival last month. Paul Theroux – arguably the father of modern travel writing – was the keynote speaker at a packed Blackwater Community Hall for the renowned travel writing […]

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March Madness

March Madness

| March 4, 2013 | 1 Comment

I’ve been pretty inactive since my new site went live but that’s set to change this month. I’m planning posts about book promotion, travel and The Gathering. I currently have a banner campaign running on two websites advertising both High Road to Tibet and Klondike House. IrishCentral.com – probably the biggest place n the web […]

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JohnDwyerBooks.com is back again

JohnDwyerBooks.com is back again

| November 27, 2012 | 2 Comments

After a few months down due to my hosting provider deleting my account, my web-site is back again and ready for the world! Check it out on johndwyerbooks.com and let me know what you think. Photo Gallery: View photos from my travels around the world including China, Tibet, Nepal and India Featured Pages: Featured pages […]

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Klondike House Available

Klondike House Available

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Praise for Klondike House “As you read this book you will be in the company of someone whose childhood was interwoven into the fabric of West Cork and who still loves the soul of his own place.” – Alice Taylor, author of To School Through The Fields. “The author has a wonderful ability to engage […]

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High Road to Tibet Available

High Road to Tibet Available

| November 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Praise for High Road to Tibet “John Dwyer might be just the ticket to fill [Michael] Palin’s well worn shoes.” – HungryFeet.com “You [John Dwyer] really do give an authentic feeling of the contrasting atmospheres as you move from place to place” – Dervla Murphy, international best-selling travel author. Description Overland adventurer John Dwyer has […]

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