Mary Lynch

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Mary Lynch

Mary Lynch (Geraghty) was born in Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, in 1959. After leaving school she worked in the Killyhelvin Hotel in Enniskillen. At the end of 1978 she left the North for Dublin and she spent six month sworking in Germany in 1979.

In 1980 she emigrated to New York, where she worked initially as a nurse’s aid, then in a real estate office. In 1986 he settled with her husband near Castlearea, County Roscommon, where he farmed and she boarded patients for the Western Health Board and bought, renovated and rented out property.

Starting in January 2011 a weekly column by Mary Lynch will appear in Fermanagh’s Impartial Reporter. Each column will feature a real-life story about someone she has met.

She has two children, a daughter, Roisin, born in 1987, and a son, Jarlath, born in 1990. The Long Road Home is her first book.


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