A new collection of short stories by Ray Flanagan will be launched this week at libraries in Castlerea and Ballaghaderreen. The collection, entitled ‘Tales From a Wild Goose’s Quill, is published by Ashridge Press/Country Books in England. It will be launched at an event in Castlerea library on Thursday next, April 19th from 6 pm to 8 pm and the Ballaghaderreen launch will take place on Friday, April 20th from 2 pm to 5 pm. Seven of the short stories are related to County Roscommon or are set in the west of Ireland. Author Ray Flanagan currently lives in Austria.