Hetty Staples (neé Ussher) has just published a booklet of her short stories and about her early life at Cappagh House where she grew up. She turned 90 this year.
Hetty, or Henrietta, is the daughter of the noted writer and philosopher Arland Ussher (1899-1980).
Arland learned Irish in Ring and published two volumes of stories in Irish collected from Pat Murray, the ploughman at Cappagh: Caint an tSean-Shaoghail (1942) and Cursaí an tSean-Shaoghail (1948).
Ms. Staples has forwarded a copy of her book for the museum archive.