Monday 12th May


Roddy Doyle is one of Ireland’s best loved authors known for The Commitments and the Booker prize winning Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. He has just recently written a children’s ...

Thursday 8th May

Dublin- The Making of a Capital City

By David Dickson (Profile Books) From the Viking settlement of ‘Dyflin’ to the Georgian splendour of the ‘second city of Empire’, Dublin has been through many incarnations surviving raids, sieges, ...

Tuesday 6th May

Can Anybody Help Me?

By Sinead Crowley (Quercus) Turning to your computer for advice on topics from parenting to health is an increasingly popular way for many of sharing information you might not necessarily ...

Thursday 1st May

Flash Boys: Cracking the Money Code

By Michael Lewis (Allen Lane) Michael Lewis wrote a much publicised Vanity Fair article in 2011 examining what led to Ireland’s financial collapse and why there was a seeming lack ...

Tuesday 22nd April

History of Sport

We are a country steeped in sport. The sports we play and enjoy today have their roots in a far different era. A new book, Sport in Ireland, 1600–1840 isthe ...

Tuesday 1st April

The Temporary Gentleman

by Sebastian Barry (Faber & Faber) Sebastian Barry is a multi award-winning author who has twice been shortlisted for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. His latest novel is the sixth ...

Friday 7th February

How To Age

The life expectancy of the human race is increasing.  With every passing generation, there is the promise of living longer, staying healthy for longer and being around to see not ...

Thursday 6th February

The Undertaking

by Audrey Magee (Atlantic Books) Audrey Magee has worked as a journalist for 12 years yet two incidents, twenty years apart, were the catalyst for her to write her debut ...

Wednesday 22nd January

How to Develop Emotional Health

by Oliver James (Panmacmillan) Are you emotionally healthy? Or when it comes to emotional health, do you even know what it is or where to start? Oliver James was here ...

Tuesday 21st January

21 Day Jump Start: The Fitness Guide

It’s the time of year when gyms enjoy a surge in membership rates and parks and footpaths are packed with walkers and runners, resolving to shed pounds and lead a ...



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