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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...
‘There followed a blue flash accompanied by a very bright magnesium-type flare … Then came a frighteningly loud but rather flat explosion, which was followed by a blast of hot air … All this was followed by eerie silence.’   So Cork doctor  Aidan MacCarthy  described the explosion of the atomic bomb in Nagasaki in...
On Thursday 20 July 2017, Bob Jackson will travel to RAF Honington with Dr Aidan MacCarthy's daughters Adrienne and Nicola to be part of a ceremony renaming the base hospital in Aidan's honour. This will be an emotional time for all involved and an honour worthy of Aidan's bravery and selflessness. It is even more approriate considering that,...
South Leinster has a surprising variety of terrain, boasting canals, blanket bogs, rolling woodlands, golden beaches and brilliant green pastures interspersed with fields of golden barley. Quiet roads with excellent surfaces make this beautiful corner of Ireland perfect for exploring by bike, with some great climbs and descents, notably in the...
This is the first colouring book to celebrate Dublin’s architecture. Forty of the city’s most iconic and beautiful buildings have been selected, among them public edifices like the Four Courts and Dublin Castle, and places of worship like Christ Church Cathedral and St Ann’s. Public spaces like Smithfield and Temple Bar Square, and even...