A Cottage In Donegal, Mary Doherty's Story
by Eva Doherty Gremmert
Published: June 18, 2011
"A Cottage in Donegal" opens in 1919 with a rural Irish woman chronicling her husband's death and burial. In the depth of grief she feels the need to record everything so that she will not forget him. Mary is an old woman, with over eighty years of experiences and memories. Her story draws the reader into a 19th century Irish country woman’s life. The book is written in memoir form.