This lively account uncovers for the first time how great love songs came to be, and explains who the 'Galway Girl' was, or if there was a real-life 'Nancy Spain'. Learn the often surprising, sometimes bittersweet but always absorbing stories of the real women who inspired some of the world's finest love songs.
Gerard Hanberry is a prizewinning poet, biographer, musician and teacher. Widely published in Ireland and abroad, he is included in Penguin's anthology Windharp: Poems of Ireland, 1916-2016. He gives regular talks and readings around the country.