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Selected for the Cello Museum Book Club for March 2021. Online discussion with Leora O'Carroll on March 28th, 2pm PST. Click here for more info and to sign up. - The Cello Museum, March 28, 2021
From Sidesaddle to the Symphony: Cellist Maureen O’Carroll - The Cello Museum, October 14, 2020
The patriotic cellist who refused to play Rule, Britannia! - The Irish Times, August 11, 2020
Selected as IrishCentral's Book of the Month - IrishCentral, December 1, 2019
♪ Maureen O'Carroll named one of the Top 100 Irish Australians of All Time by the Irish Echo, July 2019.

Leora O'Carroll to Speak at Marina Del Ray Library - LA County Library, May 18, 2019
New memoir celebrates the life of Irish Australian cellist - Irish Echo, April 10, 2019
Story of music and irrepressible Irish immigrant family - The Jamaica Gleaner, March 31, 2019
Writer Leora O’Carroll on penning a memoir with her mother Sydney Symphony Orchestra cellist Maureen O’Carroll - The Daily Telegraph, March 14, 2019
♪ From Sydney's Inner West Courier, March 12, 2019

Maureen O'Carroll Memoir selected as St. Patrick's Day pick - The Boulevard Sentinel, March 2, 2019
♪ Ranked #10 on Amazon “Hot New Releases” list:


♪ March 28th, 2021 Cello Museum Book Club, Online discussion with Leora O'Carroll, 2PM PST.
♪ May 18th, 2019 Author Talk, Marina Del Rey Libary, 2PM PST.
♪ June 29th, 2019 Author Talk, Sydney, Australia, Private Event.
♪ August 24th, 2019 Author Fair, Manhattan Beach Library, 2PM PST.
♪ September 7th, 2019 Author Talk, Hermosa Beach Library, 2PM PST.
♪ September 8th, 2019 Author Talk, The Wren Theatre, Hollywood, 4PM PST. Hosted by the LA Celtic Arts Center.
♪ September 25th, 2019 Author Talk, Topanga Library, 6PM PST.

Maureen O'Carroll

♪ Maureen O'Carroll named one of the top 100 Irish Australians by Irish Echo Australia, June 2014
Whizzes of Oz: Irish success stories in Australia - The Irish Times
Gifted cellist was also a rebel - The Sydney Morning Herald

May Gahan O'Carroll - 1916 Rising

May Gahan on 1916 Honor Roll - National Museum of Ireland
No Ordinary Women: Irish Female Activists in the Revolutionary Years 1900 - 1923 by Sinead McCoole, Margaret Ward
Guns and Chiffon by Sinead McCoole
Every Dark Hour: A History of Kilmainham Jail by Niamh O'Sullivan
1916 The Rising Handbook by Lorcan Collins