Appello Press has spent its first year in operation promoting its very first work “Elvis and Ireland” by Ivor Casey and has managed to grab some significant headlines for the first publication of our new Irish publishing house, as well as that of a first time author.
“Elvis and Ireland” has earned rave reviews from journalists around the country including Barry Egan of The Sunday Independent, Eamonn McCann of Hot Press as well as substantial and positive features in Cork’s The Evening Echo and Southern Star, The Westmeath Independent, The Donegal Democrat and Waterford Today. Release of this book has also spread to hardcopy and online publications in Britain, Spain, Portugal, Germany and Memphis and New York. “Elvis and Ireland” is now critically acclaimed and has gained widespread attention through shows such as RTE’s The Ryan Tubridy Show, The Ronan Collins Show and The Late Date. Ivor Casey has also appeared on TV3’s The Morning Show, Newstalk FM’s Sean Moncrieff show, Radio Nova, Dublin South FM, Dublin City FM, Midlands 103 FM’s Art Show and Spain’s iTalk FM with Maurice Boland.
“Elvis and Ireland” received its official launch in May 2013 with the book being launched and endorsed by Barry Devlin of legendary Celtic Rock Group “Horslips” who called it “a terrific read with fascinating research”. Ivor was also photographed with international superstar Bono of U2 giving his thumbs up for the book.
Appello Press has worked vigorously to secure publicity and widespread attention for its first publication and plans to work with the same tenacity on all its future projects. “Elvis and Ireland” is available across the world from Amazon in both paperback and Kindle format and can also be purchased through America’s Barnes and Noble online store. In Ireland, other than through Amazon’s Irish base, Shopireland.ie, the book can be got nationwide through Easons and Dubray bookshops and a host of various independent stores including Celtic Note, Nassau St. Dublinand Tower Records, Wicklow St., Dublin (RRP€14.99)