Beauty Through Broken Windows is a timely and valuable work that places Edmund Rice’s vision and the gospel message in a wide range of contemporary settings. The reader will be moved and inspired by the contributors’ courage, passion and commitment to serving others.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.