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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...
Need inspiration for a great family day out? Here are thirty imaginative and varied walks specially designed to appeal to children, all within County Dublin. Explore some of the county’s finest landscapes and historical attractions – including Ardgillan Castle, the Hell Fire Club, Bull Island and Killiney Hill – or enjoy the delights of the...
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,...