A scenic photographic odyssey through the 'Golden Vale' of County Tipperary covering the route from Limerick to Waterford along with the branches and section of the Dublin-Cork main line that intersects them. Drawing primarily from the photos of Barry Carse, the book illustrates these lines from 1960 onwards.
Liam Beckett is old school. One of Northern Ireland's best-loved sports pundits, few can touch him when it comes to talking about road racing and football. Straight-talking, funny and generous, this is Liam Beckett - telling it like it is!
In the first of a series of books on the history of public transport in Northern Ireland, Bryan Boyle tells the inside story of the Northern Ireland Road Transport Board, an early pioneer in the field of public ownership of transport.
Throughout the 1950s and 1960s the UTA was synonymous with public transport in Northern Ireland. It's green buses, lorries and trains were an everyday sight. This book is about the road services operated by the UTA, which succeeded the NIRTB in 1948 and was succeeded by Ulsterbus in 1967.
In 1999 Ulster became the most unlikely European champions in rugby history. A squad that included builders, students and lorry drivers, mixed with a handful of players of international quality, overcame the odds and helped to unite a divided nation through the power of sport.
A fascinating and powerful memoir about growing up black in the Falls road area of Belfast during the Troubles in the 1970s and 80s, and a moving tribute to the mother who risked everything to keep her son.
In this follow-up to his bestselling A Force Like No Other, Colin Breen brings together more compelling insider stories from RUC officers who served during the Troubles. Includes stories about the IRA border campaign (1958-62), the Shankill Butchers murders and the 1987 Remembrance Day bombing in Enniskillen.
In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. Now, for the first time, the men and women who policed the Troubles tell their stories in their own words.
Based on the RTE documentary, 'Shooting the Darkness', this landmark book presents the stories of 7 photographers whose images captured the most important events of the Troubles. They talk about the photographs they took - how they got the shot; what it cost them to take the photograph; and reflect on whether it was worth it.
Anthology of specially commissioned short stories exploring the weird, surreal, and dream-like. Bringing together some of the best of Northern Ireland's literary talents as well as new and exciting voices, this collection is dark, funny and unsettling. Contributors include Jan Carson, Michelle Gallen, Carlo Gebler, Bernie McGill and Sam Thompson.