New Irish Non-Fiction Irish Non Fiction Published In November 2021

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O'Connell Street

Curtis, Joe
2020 Publication. All Irish people know where "O'Connell Street" is located? Dublin? Strictly speaking, there is no such street in Dublin, but there are streets of that name elsewhere in Ireland! This book examines the places in Ireland which seek to honour Daniel O'Connell, and assesses which one "The Liberator" would be most proud of.

Dublin : October Fifty Four

Curtis, Joe
The author explores what Dublin looked like in 1954, and how the citizens lived, worked and played. The book delves deeply to get a "feel" for the physical city, and the way of life, while exploring the home, searching the streets for shops, businesses, entertainment venues, and workplaces.

Sacred Spaces To Public Places

Curtis, Joe
Many churches in Ireland have closed in recent decades, partly because of declining Protestant congregations, and partly because the Catholic hierarchy choose to build modern places of worship as an inducement to young people.

Times, Chimes And Charms Of Dublin - Street Furniture

Curtis, Joe
2019 Publication. This wonderful guidebook to Dublin uses "time" as the theme, in particular public clocks, thus encouraging people to look up at the attractive architecture of the city, instead of looking into shop windows. Information is also provided about what Dubliner's hear but never see, fascinating Victorian clock machines and harmonious bells. The wide range of buildings, illustrated by modern colour photographs and some old images, grouped into informative walks, will help the reader to understand what makes Dublin "tick".

Harold Country : Rathfarnham

2019 Publication. This Colour edition of the book provides a layman's general history of the Rathfarnham region, stretching as it does from the River Dodder at Pearse Bridge southwards to Rockbrook in the foothills of the Dublin Mountains.

Living with Cancer: Hope amid the Uncertainty

D'Alton, Paul
Every three minutes in Ireland someone is diagnosed with cancer. Incidence of cancer is growing and by 2021, one in two of us will be diagnosed with cancer. Due to advances in screening and treatment there are now more than 170,000 people living with and beyond cancer today in Ireland. Almost half of people diagnosed with cancer in England and Wales survive their disease for ten years or more. It is widely recognised that cancer is not just a physical illness. It has significant emotional and psychological impact on the individual and the family of those diagnosed. There is a plethora of information available, sometimes described an 'information overload' by those affected by cancer, it can be difficult to know where to start and, crucially, what to trust.

Naming of the Bones

Deane, John F.
A wide-ranging and generous collection of new poems from one of Ireland's best contemporary poets, John F. Deane.

Americans Anonymous

Delaney, Barry
Americans Anonymous is a pictorial road trip across the United States, a country that, in the wake of Donald Trump, has never been more divided. From East to West by way of the Deep South, in the tradition of Robert Frank and Dorothea Lange, the photographs of Barry Delaney, accompanied by the poems of John O’Donnell, record the lives of ordinary people at an extraordinary time.

A Lifetime Of Fishing

Dennis, David
A collection of short fishing stories by David Dennis, including a wealth of knowledge gained from a lifetime spent fishing, sometimes venturing into the darker side of the angler's psyche, and includes some of fishing's best kept secrets...

Out of the Ordinary : A Life through Gender and Spiritual Transitions

Dillon, Michael/Lobzang, Jivaka
Out of the Ordinary captures Dillon/Jivaka's various journeys - to Oxford, into medicine, across the world by ship - within the major narratives of his gender and religious journeys.

I am Patrick: An Ulster Childhood Remembered

Doherty, Patrick

All-Star Gazing : 50 Years of the GAA All-Stars

Dunne, Eileen
Fifty years on, the story of the All-Stars has been penned by Moira and Eileen Dunne, daughters of Mick Dunne, who along with his fellow journalists, Paddy Downey, John D Hickey and Pádraig Puirséal, got the scheme up and running in 1971.