Majella Quinlan Duignan lives in Co. Kerry with her husband and daughter. She studied biochemistry in college and lived in America for ten years. She is passionate about food and entertaining and ran a successful wellness business with her husband for sixteen years.
In this small book of big thoughts, award-winning author, mythologist and storyteller Martin Shaw situates Moriarty's work with respect to our eco-conscious era and a readership seeking spiritual and philosophical guidance.
Re-print. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2003 A shattering history of the last hundred years of genocidal war that itemises in authoritative, persuasive manner exactly what the West knew and when, and what it chose to do, and what not to do, with that knowledge.
The subject is towns and town plans in Ireland - from earliest times to the Famine - their origin, originality and potential - bringing their rigorous and axial layouts to an audience for the first time where they can be understood as a part of world culture. The book is illustrated with new plans, maps and images, many of which are being published in Ireland for the first time.
Can a long-term perspective on human adaptations to climate change inform Ireland's response to the crisis we face today? Climate and Society in Ireland is a collection of essays, commissioned by the Royal Irish Academy, that provides a multi-period, interdisciplinary perspective on one of the most important challenges currently facing humanity.
2020 Publication. This monograph on the life of Irish artist Daniel O’Neill (1920-1974) marks the centenary of his birth. Born during the war of independence, the story begins with O’Neill’s first attempts to exhibit in his native city of Belfast during World War II with fellow artists and life-long friends, Gerard Dillon and George Campbell. Considered a mysterious and enigmatic figure during his lifetime, new material shines light on O’Neills’s personal struggles and his complex relationship with his dealer, Victor Waddington.
Reprint. The most comprehensive biography of Irish-born Eileen Gray – architect, photographer, interior and furniture designer – one of the most influential designers of the twentieth century. Gray’s philosophy, world and work is presented through stunning images and rarely seen material from the collection at the National Museum of Ireland.