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Details of where the biography and the children’s book, Tom The Mighty Explorer, can be purchased and all formats the books are available in, can be read at the following link –  If you are purchasing more than 10 print books then I am able to apply a discount and you can contact me direct at to make an enquiry

My account of Crean’s life focuses almost entirely on Tom Crean and rarely deviates from his life and career.

During my research I unearthed a host of new information about Crean that had never before been published. I also discovered that a previous account of his life written by Michael Smith, contained a number of inaccuracies and was missing a host of signifiant events, assignments and people who played a part in Crean’s story. To check out some of what I discovered, check out the following post –

I submitted all of my research to the Royal Irish Academy and after examination they confirmed that substantial changes were to be made to the official entry for Crean in the Dictionary of Irish Biography, in light of what I had found.

Yes – if you are a bookseller or you wish to purchase books for your school then I’m happy to offer a discount dependent on the number of books required.

Please send me the details of which books and how many you require and I will come back to you with the cost.

Eason do not stock my books nor have they ever offered me a valid explanation for this despite many requests since the release of the first edition in 2018.

Because my version of Crean’s story disputes much of the information presented as factual in other accounts of Crean’s life, I suspect this being the main reason behind a decision not to offer my titles. However, I’d be delighted to learn from others who may wish to ask Eason’s why they don’t stock it. If you do get a response please let me know.

As we live in the digital age and to save on travelling and subsistence costs, I’m happy to use a video platform such as Zoom, Facebook Messenger, Skype or WhatsApp to tell children about Tom Crean and to answer their questions. Wherever you are located in the world this is possible.

Because I live in the UK, I am able to undertake physical visits to schools here if requested. E-mail me at info@tomcreanbook to make an enquiry of this type and I will come back to you.

You can contact me directly from within or outside of the UK using the number 0044 (0)7887727477

In most cases, yes, providing you apply accreditation in the form of ©Tim Foley and a link to

I am an accommodating chap but there will be certain instances in which I wouldn’t allow images or content of mine to be used so It’s better to let me know first where and how you wish to use them.

Absolutely you can and I’m excited to learn more about your project whether it be for children or the grown-ups. I’d be happy to impart my knowledge of Crean to help you.

FAQs Tom Crean Book

Because of my research Tom Crean's story has changed so do please share the posts.
  FAQs Tom Crean Book