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Patrick Kavanagh & Antoinette Quinn (Ed.) ... A Poet's Country
Patrick Kavanagh & Antoinette Quinn (Ed.)

A Poet's Country


€15.00

 

While Patrick Kavanagh (1904-67) was above all a poet, for most of his writing life he was a prolific producer of critical and autobiographical prose. Work for newspapers and magazines was often his main source of income, and provided ...

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Benedict Kiely ... And As I Rode by Granard Moat
Benedict Kiely

And As I Rode by Granard Moat


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Rescued from memory by Ireland's leading short-story writer and raconteur, this anthology weaves a rich tapestry of songs, ballads and poetry reaching across three centuries and drawn from the lanes and highways of thirty-two counties.

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Sheila Pratschke (Ed.) ... Annaghmakerrig
Sheila Pratschke (Ed.)

Annaghmakerrig


€40.00

 

The Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Annaghmakerrig celebrates a quarter of a century this year and marks this important milestone with the launch of a beautiful volume, ‘Annaghmakerrig'. The Centre is an artists' retrea...

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Elgy Gillespie ... Changing the Times: Irish Women Journalists 1969-1981
Elgy Gillespie

Changing the Times: Irish Women Journalists 1969-1981


€10.00

This 'new journalism' by Irish Times women writers originally appeared on the Women First pages during the 1970s. Together, the pieces reflect the enormous social and political upheaval of the years when, as the first woman's page editor M...

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Antoinette Quinn ... Dancing with Kitty Stobling
Antoinette Quinn

Dancing with Kitty Stobling


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Patrick Kavanagh exhorted his audience to 'Come Dance with Kitty Stobling', where he envisioned his 'rhyme / Cavorting on mile-high stilts' across the 'colourful country' to the amazement of earthbound onlookers...

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Agnes Bernelle (Ed.) ... Decantations: A Tribute in Honour of Maurice Craig
Agnes Bernelle (Ed.)

Decantations: A Tribute in Honour of Maurice Craig


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A rare collection of scholarship and literature with over forty contributions from distinguished writers, artists, art historians, architects and archaeologists for the occasion of Maurice Craig's seve...

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Melosina Lenox-Conyngham (Ed.) ... Diaries of Ireland: An Anthology 1590-1987
Melosina Lenox-Conyngham (Ed.)

Diaries of Ireland: An Anthology 1590-1987


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'This is the stuff of history, direct, real, stimulating and amusing. An excellent anthology.' - Bruce Arnold, Irish Independent

'There is a great deal to interest in this well-produced volume, it whets t...

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Daniil Kharms (author) and Neil Cornwell (translator) ... The Plummeting Old Women
Daniil Kharms (author) and Neil Cornwell (translator)

The Plummeting Old Women


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The Plummeting Old Women by Daniil Kharms is a collection of stories, incidents, dialogues and fragments that forms an important part of the...

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Edited by Katy McGuinness  ... Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Eighties
Edited by Katy McGuinness

Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Eighties


€20.00

Trinity in the eighties was a pluralistic island of intellect and swagger in a grim Ireland steeped in recession. In this timeless haven students imbued with possibility show the verve of those on the brink of independence. This third installment of <...

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Edited by Kathy Gilfillan ... Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Seventies
Edited by Kathy Gilfillan

Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Seventies


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These time-capsule recollections of Trinity College students in the seventies include those of U2 manager Paul McGuinness, director of the Gate Theatr...

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Sebastian Balfour, Laurie Howes, Michael de Larribeiti, Anthony Weale (Eds) ... Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Sixties
Sebastian Balfour, Laurie Howes, Michael de Larribeiti, Anthony Weale (Eds)

Trinity Tales: Trinity College Dublin in the Sixties


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TCD of the sixties was an unusual, even unique institution, where a motley collection of students from England, Ireland and many other parts of the wo...

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Diarmaid O Muirithe ... Words, Words, Words: Houghmagandie, Knockers, Trolleys & Others
Diarmaid O Muirithe

Words, Words, Words: Houghmagandie, Knockers, Trolleys & Others


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'His brilliant column in The Oldie is the first thing I turn to. He once called me a tome feek and I'm still blushing.' - Joanna ...

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