Memory is the leitmotif of the collection, sparked by the smell of orange peel with that Kavanagh-like ending of ‘sixty Christmases of age’, by the sight of ‘frozen clothes/still hanging on the garden line’, in the ‘thud on the kitchen window’ or Joe Malone’s bohemian pub of the 70s.
A brilliant portrayal of those unarmed Irish ships that sailed alone through hazardous waters; of young romance and a boy encountering a world where every experience is intense and dangerous, this is Bolger's most spellbinding novel, and the work of a master storyteller who is one of Ireland's best-known novelists, playwrights and poets.
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The Adventurers for Irish land transformed England's trade and government finances in the mid-seventeenth century, laying the foundations of the British Empire and modern fiscal state. This is the first book to recognise the key role of the Adventurers and the centrality of Ireland to the Wars of the Three Kingdoms. -- .
Jo Clement's first collection confronts Romantic impressions of British Gypsy ethnicity and lyrically lays them to rest. Her poems consider notions of otherness, trespass, and craft. Compelled by a brutal Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller diasporic legacy, Outlandish tenderly praises the poem-as-protest and illuminates a hidden and threatened culture.
In the midst of Lockdown, confined to his local area, John Connell canoes his local river. During his meander downstream, John (author of the bestselling memoir, The Cow Book) reflects on his travels, his past relationships and his battle with depression, as well as on Irish folklore, geopolitics and philosophy. 'Quietly triumphant.' Donal Ryan
‘A highly timely book. Pope Francis wants the whole church to discern together the way God wants the Church to go. This book helps a lot for a sane discernment of the style of synodality that really matters.’ Christoph Card. Schönborn, Archbishop of Vienna