Books

Thursday 14th April

Book - The Berlin Diary of Roger Casement 1914 - 1916

Roger Casement spent 18 months in Imperial Germany from late 1914 to April 1916. He was pilloried in the British press. The Manchester Guardian calling his trip to Berlin 'act ...

Tuesday 15th December

Christmas Books for Children

It’s that time of year when the bookshops are busy with parents/grandparents/aunts and uncles all staring at the shelves wondering what book might be suitable for the child in their ...

Wednesday 2nd December

Book: Medical Negligence and Childbirth

Medical negligence cases involving the death or injury of babies are as contentious as they are tragic. Often the first the public hear of these cases is often when they ...

Tuesday 1st December

Book: A Fly Never Lit

The 1960s were a decade of rapid change in rural Ireland. At the start of the decade a typical farmer might have been getting around in a pony and trap. ...

Thursday 26th November

Book Club - Brooklyn

The film 'Brooklyn' continues to be a big draw at the box office and our book club choice for this month is 'Brooklyn' by Colm Tóibín.  Brooklyn tells the story ...

Friday 6th November

The Sheridans Guide to Cheese

Whether your idea of cheese is an Easy Single or the finest Stilton, our next guests certainly know a thing or two about cheese. Over twenty years ago they started selling ...

Wednesday 4th November

Rory Kavanagh, Donegal Footballer

It would be no exaggeration to say that before Jim McGuinness took over as manager of Donegal, their panel would have been considered too ill-disciplined, or too wild, to win ...

Monday 2nd November

Book: An Eagle in the Snow

This guest is perhaps one of the most prolific children’s authors. His 1982 novel, Warhorse was adapted for the stage and screen. His books are staples of most classrooms and libraries. ...

Wednesday 28th October

1916 Centenary: The Handbook of the Irish Revival

With our eye on the centenary of 1916 next year, it's a good time to look at the state of Ireland before the Rising, and if we look at those ...

Tuesday 27th October

Book: The Scrap

As Easter 1916 neared thousands of Irish people were looking forward to what many called 'The Scrap' - the day when the military action replace marches, meetings and drills.  Survivors ...

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