The Storyteller of Inis Mór


When 38-year-old Conner O’Rourke returns to Ireland he is running from his demons. His wife has left him and he is desperately searching for a meaning for his life. He meets an old storyteller and together, as they rebuild an old sailing boat, the old man tells Conner stories. Stories about meaning, purpose and passion. Stories that could change Conner’s life forever if only he can understand their true meaning. Read full synopsis


When 38-year-old Conner O’Rourke returns to Ireland he is running from his demons. His advertising agency in Sydney is going broke, the bank is foreclosing on his mortgage, and he’s hearing poetic voices in his mind urging him to return to Inis Mór. His grandmother, whom he hasn’t seen in years, has contacted him saying she's critically ill and must speak with him but, when he arrives on Inis Mór, a wild, windswept, rocky little island some 30 miles off the West Coast of Ireland, she’s already died, leaving him a cottage and a dilapidated sailing boat. A mysterious old seaman appears and offers to help Conner rebuild the boat and, as they work together, the old man tells him stories. Stories about Conner’s own father, Con Rua O’Rourke, who was it turns out, a famous storyteller. Stories of the deep sea sailors of Inis Mór and mysterious tales of Irish hero’s and legends of the banshee. Incredible stories of courage and passion that inspire and perplex. Stories that could change Conner’s life forever if only he can understand their true meaning. 'The Storyteller of Inis Mór' - a riveting tale of passion, loss and redemption - is a compulsive page turner that will have you burning the midnight oil.

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