The lore and legend of Gaelic Games has been shaped by great players. Since Adam was a boy special players have had a unique power to make the heart skip a beat. This book celebrates 100 of them: footballers, hurlers, managers, ladies' footballers and camogie players from the start of the twentieth century to the present day.
For nearly 60 years, the Grafton Barbers have persuaded the gentlemen of Ireland and their sons to take a proper interest in their appearance. Now, with their smart perspective on etiquette and keen eye for all matters stylish, these gods of grooming share trade secrets and philosophy.
When Lisa's husband leaves her for Gemma - a local beautician years younger - she's upset but nowhere near as devastated as she thought she'd be. Can she ever have what she wants most in the world, a whole new relationship with the most important person in her life - her daughter?
Mico has left his family, his home, his future. Setting out in search of a better life, he instead finds himself navigating one of the world's most inhospitable environments - The Jungle. For Mico, just one of many 'unaccompanied children', the Calais refugee camp has a wildness, a savagery all of its own.
A story of friendship, resilience and compassion, and of how women hold each other up through the most difficult times. The latest novel from the bestselling author of The Judges Wife and The Ballroom Cafe, Ann O'Loughlin.
With all 32 counties of the GAA represented, this is a special book to treasure, telling the very special story of The People's Games and including all the major events such as Bloody Sunday, the coming of television and the Troubles.