“There is something profoundly wrong when, in one of the wealthiest countries in the world, we have a record number of people homeless, children going to school hungry, and many, many people struggling to make ends meet and even provide basic necessities for their children.”
This publication is the second book in ‘The Essential 21st Century Guide Series’ published by Clarus Press. The distillation (sometimes illegal) of uisce beatha, poitín and gin has existed in Ireland over many centuries. In 1806, over 25% of the entire production of Irish whiskey was estimated to come from illicit stills. While the process of brewing and distilling has come a long way since the days Molly Gallivan produced her homemade poitín known as Molly’s Mountain Dew in the Kerry Mountains, laws from 1831 still apply to breweries and distilleries today.
A Brigit of Ireland Devotional - Sun Among Stars will inspire the devotee and inform the student. Mael Brigde's passion for Brigit and careful research make this a valuable reference book as well as a moving and contemplative text.
During the 20th century, Dublin Corporation transformed the urban landscape of Dublin. Its many housing developments sought to end a housing and public health crisis of immense proportions, the legacy of the nineteenth century. Its early engagement with the housing crisis was tentative and involved mostly small inner city schemes, many of which are unknown to present-day Dubliners.
'My dictionary's first two definitions of 'comrade' are: A close companion. An intimate associate or friend. The third one is: A fellow soldier. My friends have been all those things to me.' In this stunning essay collection, award-winning journalist Rosita Boland explores the many friendships that have shaped her life.
2011 Publication. The Celtic spiritual and wisdom tradition is both ancient and new. It brings to light a new way for humankind to be in the world. Dolores believes that the deep truths held within the soul and psyche of our land are now ready to re-emerge. Her work endeavours to support this awakening, both within the land and the people. Crucially, this book is not nostalgic. It uniquely explores how this ancient wisdom can form the basis of a value system upon which a new society can be built. It challenges us to integrate this wisdom into all aspects of our daily lives, reflecting the beliefs of our ancestors that there is no real separation between the spiritual and secular worlds.