Tara Road Topics for Discussion
What is your opinion on Ria's early relationship with Danny? Do you think they moved too fast? What were the opinions of Nora, Hilary, and Rosemary?
Do you think buying Tara Road was a wise or foolish investment?
Describe Danny Lynch. What are his strengths and his weaknesses?
Compare and contrast Ria and Rosemary.
Why is it so important for the women to be married and to have families? Is it a cultural ideal, generational requirement or something else?
Discuss the relationships between Polly, Barney and Mona. What is Ria's opinion on the situation? What is Danny's opinion?
Discuss Gertie's situation. Why won't Gertie leave Jack? Do you feel Ria is helping or enabling the situation? What is Rosemary's opinion?
Describe Marilyn Vine and her situation.(read more)