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Eileen is the first book in a series of three. The trilogy is a story, which begins and is set in various parts of County Mayo West Ireland.It highlights the issues faced by many people from the Irish farming community back in the 1920s right through to the 1950s and after. The story demonstrates, how living off the grid whilst psychically challenging was also joyful in so many ways. Eileen is a strong character. She knew what she wanted from life and would seek to acquire it regardless. Being the daughter of Biddy and John, she had grown up with ideas of better things for herself. Did she achieve her desires, or did life and all it threw at her wear her down ?