Aiséirí – Alex Hijmans (2011) 20 January 2011 – Posted in: Uncategorised, Interview

In this short video recorded in Brasil, Alex Hijmans talks about his first novel, Aiséirí (Cois Life, 2011), about a young woman from the Netherlands who gets a job in a coffee shop in Galway city. As Alex himself opened just such an Irish-speaking coffee shop in Galway during the time he spent there, we asked him how closely Aiséirí was based on his own experiences. Published by Cois Life (Dublin 2010) and available from You can buy Aiséirí for your kindle here.

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