Balor's been told that one of his grandchildren will kill him, so he throws them all into the sea. One, Lug, survives, and has vowed to kill him. But Lug's in for a mighty battle – Balor's deadly eye of destruction incinerates everything he looks at. How will Lug defeat this powerful weapon? Action-packed Irish myth.
Born in Dublin in 1973, Oisín spent his childhood there and in Drogheda, County Louth. He started writing and illustrating stories in copybooks when he was about six or seven, setting himself on a path that would steer him well clear of ever obtaining of a proper job.
Despite his writing habit, he spent most of school convinced he was going to become a zoologist, an aspiration he lost after taking his first art exam in third year at St. Olivers Community College. Unable to conceive of a way to make a living from writing fiction after his Leaving Cert., he decided to fund his dreams of being an author by working as an illustrator. He signed up for a design and print foundation course in Ballyfermot ... (more)