Johnnie’s ‘Born for Hardship’ Flying off the Shelves

Johnnie Roche’s second book Born for Hardship was launched on January 12th and looks like a second print run is on the cards.  Photograph: John Walsh

Johnnie Roche is delighted to report that his memoir, Born for Hardship is ‘flying off the shelves’ in Castleisland at Jackie Reidy’s Menswear; Garveys SuperValu; Phil Horan’s Flling Station and also at the Castleisland Co-Op Mart Restuarant.

The book, which was launched to a full house at the River Island Hotel on January 12th is actually heading for a second print run at the way its going.

Humbled and Grateful

“I’m humbled and grateful to all who purchased the book and for the messages of goodwill and appreciation,” said Johnnie in response.

“We can now report that Jackie Reidy and Garvey’s are matching our contribution of €1 per book to the Kerry Hospice Foundation – making it €2 per book sale.

Second Print Run

“Our initial stock of 500 had dwindled, and we’re about to order a second print.

“The book is also available in Easons in Killarney and Listowel. Also at Polymaths in Tralee and First Chapter in Manor, Tralee.

“Books can be and have been posted to US, Canada and Australia,” said Johnnie.

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