This ground-breaking and compelling book shows in fine detail the life struggles of those who live on a public housing estate in Dublin. Combining long-term research into residents' lived experience with critical realist theory, it provides a completely fresh perspective on public housing in Ireland and arguably, beyond.
Now updated to include newer maps and photos, this comprehensive guidebook to the Camino de Santiago and its offshoots contains all the information needed by modern-day pilgrims wishing to walk the sacred Way of St. James.
As the head of one of the most successful and progressive garment manufacturing companies in Western Europe, Sir Denis Desmond was regularly asked if it had been either his father or his grandfather who had started the business. The assumption was that it must have been one or the other. The reaction to his response – even in the early part of the twenty-first century – was invariably one of surprise. Bridget Desmond was that rarest of individuals: a successful, self-made Victorian businesswoman.
Spice Bags podcast co-hosts Blanca Valencia, Dee Laffan and Mei Chin take you on a journey around the globe from the comfort of the communities within Ireland. The soups they have collected reflect individual cultures, memories and tastes, but they are also a reflection of Irish food today and the people behind it.
Mind Full became an instant bestseller when it was first published. If you feel like you've lost touch with the happier version of yourself and would like to sleep better, reduce stress, have more patience with the people you love, feel less 'meh' and just enjoy life more, then this book is for you.