‘I promised not to tell, so I wrote it down instead . . .’

Lydia Little
Lydia Little
Fergus O'Farrell

Following the recent award-winning documentary ‘Breaking Out’ about the life and music of iconic singer and songwriter Fergus O’Farrell, Overload picks up after his unexpected death in 2016.

Told through the eyes of his sister Lydia, Overload brings the reader along an intimate and raw account of an Irish wake and funeral. All the while she carries the secret of how her brother really died.

Overload is not just a journey of loss and a secret. It is also a discovery of the joy that can be found in grief and giving ourselves permission to allow that joy in..

‘At a time when a person might crave privacy, Irish tradition knows better...’

ISBN: 978-1-7399949-3-8 / Memoir / 156 x 234mm paperback with side flaps, 200pp / €20.00 £16.80 $24.00

Publication: Summer 2022