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In his latest book,  Tarquin Blake  takes us on a breathtaking tour of Anglo-Norman fortresses, medieval towers, fortified houses and the neo-Gothic piles of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Download Press Release
Foreword by Neven Maguire What do chefs cook when they have friends and family around for dinner?  Trevis L. Gleason  asks just that of the talents who have made Dingle a culinary hotspot, named Ireland’s #1 Foodie Town by the Restaurants Association of Ireland. Many of these experts made the rounds of the world’s culinary...
Zoë Devlin  has viewed her whole life through green-tinted glasses, describing herself as an ‘unofficial ambassador for weeds, wasps and wagtails’. What began as a childhood delight in wildflowers grew into a hobby, then blossomed into an enduring passion. She recalls her encounters with various species, divulging the history of where...
Picking up where the authors’ acclaimed account of the Rising,  When the Clock Struck in 1916 , left off, we join the men and women of the Rising in the throes of defeat. The leaders’ poignant final hours and violent ends are laid bare, but the perspective of those with the unpalatable task of carrying out the executions is also...
Are great hurlers born or made? What are the key elements of hurling greatness? In these pages hurling is defined by modern heroes, current and former players, managers and coaches. The result is an analysis of the fundamental skills and qualities needed, the first attempt to demystify the art of hurling. Download Press Release
Tarquin Blake  and  Fiona Reilly  explore and document 150 Irish heritage sites across the thirty-two counties. These range from megalithic tombs to round towers, monasteries, castles and ancient churches to the more recent Martello towers and windmills. An engrossing catalogue of remarkable heritage sites is revealed. Each...