New Irish Non-Fiction Irish Non Fiction Published In June 2022

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Hot Fat - Blasta Books #2

Alford, Russell
Russell Alford and Patrick Hanlon are fried food aficionados – they are absolutely obsessed with anything that can be put in a deep-fryer or a pot full of dripping.

Crossing The Line

Anderson, Willie
Irish rugby has produced many charismatic figures over its history. None more than Willie Anderson. Crossing The Line is the story of a life challenged by sectarianism, alcohol addiction, and personal tragedy. It is the story of a triumph over adversity.

The Gaelic Finn tradition II

Arbuthnot, Sharon J.
The Gaelic Finn tradition encompasses literature and lore centered on the figure of Finn Mac Cumaill.

Climb with Charlie

Bird, Charlie
IN AUTUMN 2021, veteran Irish journalist and broadcaster Charlie Bird publicly announced that he has motor neurone disease. Despite this devastating diagnosis, he knew that he wanted to do something to help others, and so he decided to organise a charity climb of Ireland’s famous Holy Mountain, Croagh Patrick. Little did he know then that he would create a national event and raise almost €3 million for charities close to his heart, Pieta and the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association.

Comrades: A Lifetime of Friendships

Boland, Rosita

Love In The Original Language

Bolger, Fiona

The Last Spring of the World

Boyle, Maureen
This collection radiates beauty, honesty, and an authentic poetic voice that seems to overturn everything ugly in human experience. Tender portraits of family roots accompany a kaleidoscopic Strabane and touch on the anxiety of growing up in fraught political times.

Of Limerick Saints and Seekers

Bracken, David
Of Limerick Saints and Seekers is an impressive collection of stories of lives of extraordinary people from a variety of faith traditions and perspectives, from well-known saints to unknown and unsung religious and lay people.

Following Ulysses - Images, Divine and Human

Brennan, Deirdre
Includes an introduction by Nuala O'Connor. Ulysses reveals what it is like to be a person – man, woman, woman-man, man-woman – inhabiting a sometimes unruly, but always mutable, body. The book deftly records all the sensual movements and machinations of mortals as they attempt to navigate their sliver of this planet. These same concerns resonate in Deirdre’s photographs.

Thomas Meagher : Forgotten Father of Thomas Francis Meagher

Broderick, Eugene
This is the biography of the Thomas Meagher, father of one of Ireland’s most famous patriots, Thomas Francis Meagher. Although perhaps overshadowed by his son, Thomas Meagher was a man of deeply held political and religious principles, who, through his philanthropic works and political career, helped shape the character of Ireland.

Portal - Otherworldly Wonders of Ireland's Bogs, Wetlands & Eskers

Claffey, Tina
Portal is an immersive visual exploration through the realms of unique flora and fauna within Ireland’s bogs, wetlands and eskers, revealing the hidden gems that have lived and evolved for millennia.

The Broken Boy

Cockburn, Patrick
The Broken Boy is an engaging memoir about Patrick Cockburn's own childhood experience of polio and a forgotten epidemic. A new introduction by the author draws parallels between the 1956 polio epidemic in Cork, the last great polio epidemic in the world, and the ongoing global pandemic of Covid-19.