Losers Weepers by Donal Ryan

Donal Ryan is from County Tipperary.  His first two novels and this short story collection have all been published to critical acclaim. In haunting and often startling prose, he captures the brutal beauty of the human heart in its hopes and failings.  Tonight’s story is from his collection A Slanting of the Sun, the title story of which won the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year at the BGÉ Irish Book Awards 2015.