Sean Kelly The Dog Sit Affair, Buy on Amazon

Seán Kelly - Author & Scriptwriter

"Don't just think about it - go do it! And don't let age be a factor, it's only another dot on a calendar"  - Seán Kelly

About Seán Kelly

I am originally from Ferrybank in Waterford and reside in Tramore. I have a love for the Arts and am a founding member of the Tramore Writers Group.  My passion for writing has included scripts for theatre and radio.  I can now include a fictional novel to my writings’ - my debut novel is a comedy caper called “The Dog Sit Affair.”
I have had no training in the world of writing and journalism but always knew I had a book inside me.  I have had many letters published in the Irish Examiner and the Daily Mail and most of my content are humorous, satirical pieces.  My love of reading began as a young boy and the first book I read was Treasure Island followed by The Count of Monte Christo.
Seeing my book published was a dream come true.  I always knew the story and how it was going to end as I was writing it and perhaps there will be a Dog Sit Affair Part two in the pipeline - watch this space.


Recovering from grief, relocated by a house flood, in limbo in a strange new city - Haley feels like a fish out of water landing in Dublin.
A call for help from her sister finds Haley heading across the sea to ‘house sit’ her nephew and pet dog.  An early morning walk in the park with the dog turns into a murder mystery and discovering a bag of money. After Haley stumbles across a dead man slumped over the wheel of a car her life intensifies along with a whole set of obstacles.
She becomes entangled in a diamond heist involving dangerous criminals and gangland feuds.  Haley also has a visit from a ghost from her past that chills her to the bone.  A humdrum house sitting job is not what Haley got when she arrived in Dublin.
She finds herself in all sorts of adventures and dilemmas all beginning from a walk in the park with the dog.
Now Available to buy on Amazon - The Dog Sit Affair

Testimonials & Reviews

This talented Waterford wit of many years,my acquaintance,(as a peer poet,)the gifted Kelly adds a fast-moving modern paperback there to in this, his first novel.Sean has authored the ideal (300+page turner) of the 'holiday type read' in a style of dialogue and narrative that reminds me of my favourite best-selling authors of this genre, the renown messrs Beaton&Brett.There can be no greater compliment to incentivise a sequel.

"The Dog Sit Affair" is an entertaining and amusing read. The main character Haley, a young widow, is clever and bolshy with a marvellous, quirky sense of humour.While she enjoys helping people she encounters she relishes putting others in their place with sarcastic, charming directness. Haley shows great empathy & generosity,yet possess a steely determination which makes for a satisfactory ending to a most enjoyable novel. Seamus Cody

Amazon Review UK

A very enjoyable read, with an interesting storyline and characters. A great first novel by Sean Kelly.

Media & Reviews

Interview On Liffey Sound 96.4FM

Interview on Upstarts Show Dublin City FM 103.2fm


Article in The Muster Express

Waterford arts pic

The Writer's Mindset with Sean Kelly