Jun
13
2019
 

We are all deeply saddened here at the Lilliput Press to hear of the passing of our former National Library of Ireland colleague, Gerry Lyne. Gerry was a great friend of the press and was the life and soul of Lilliput’s Christmas parties. He was the former Keeper of Manuscripts and retired in 2009 after having worked at the NLI for more than thirty-six years. Originally from Kerry, Gerry went to the Cistercian college, Mount St Joseph’s in Roscrea, before earning his masters in History at University College Dublin. Always interested in the arts, Gerry began his working life as a teacher in London and then moved on to a position as a sub-editor with…

Jun
05
2019
 

Lilliput Press are delighted to announce the launch of Mary Cregan’s intimate and unflinchingly honest memoir ‘The Scar: A Personal History of Depression and Recovery’. Praised as ‘a searing and riveting book … wrestling with demons emerging here with a kind of grace, a hard-won heroism’ (Colm Tóibín) – it is an evening not to be missed! Join Mary, for what promises to be an enjoyable afternoon as she is interviewed by Booker Prize winner Anne Enright. The event will be held at Hodges Figgis on 56-58 Dawson Street, Dublin 2  Wednesday, 12 June at 6:00pm. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend!