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In this compelling biography, new in paperback, contemporaries, fellow musicians, film maker Tony Palmer and Taste drummer John Wilson tell stories about Rory Gallagher from his meteoric rise in the late-1960s with Taste to his remarkable solo career. This is a compelling testament to the musical life of a shy and retiring working-class hero,...
John G. O’Dwyer  has walked – or, in the case of Clonmacnoise, cycled – the pilgrim trails of Ireland, from Slieve Mish in the northeast, where Christianity may have had its first dawning in Ireland, to Skellig Michael in the southwest, where the known world once ended. Each walk description has directions, the degree of difficulty,...
Drawing on archival material from the bloody annals of British imperial policy,  Paul O’Brien  reconstructs the actions of the Auxiliary Division of the Royal Irish Constabulary, providing a balanced examination of their origins and operations, without glossing over the brutal details. By capturing key insights from their...
Starting with Dingle town, one of the most popular stops on the Wild Atlantic Way,  Felicity Hayes-McCoy  takes us on an insiders’ tour of the region, interviewing locals along the way, ranging from farmers, postmasters and boatmen to museum curators, radio presenters and  sean-nós  singers. A resident for the last...
Drawing on previously unseen material,  Michael O’Connell , an experienced criminal lawyer, lays bare the chilling details of key cases in which the law was disregarded. He reveals how the truth was sacrificed to collusion, prejudice and corruption in notorious cases. Download Press Release
We all did time, staff and prisoners. Each of us had a number; each of us wanted the finality of getting out that gate. John Cuffe reveals the truth of thirty years on the inside. Download Press Release