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Jeremy Williams:: One of a Kind

These fifteen commemorative pieces by friends, family and colleagues pay tribute to this one-of-a-kind artist, historian and architect. Illustrated by his sketches and photographs, together they capture the protean spirit and personality of this remarkable individual.

Walker William Walker 1870-1918: Belfast Labour Unionist Centenary Essays

A series of articles to commemorate William Walker’s centenary.

Eileen Gray: Her Life and Work

Adam, Peter
A fascinating rediscovery of the life and work of Eileen Gray, one of the twentieth century's most important designers.

Fierce Love: The Life of Mary O'Malley

Adams, Bernard
Fierce Love is sourced from production notebooks and copious correspondence held in NUI Galway, measuring for the first time the achievements of Mary O'Malley, a controversial and resourceful woman swimming against the tide of populism and sectarianism, to establish an independent academy for actors and artists in a tireless quest for imaginative freedom and excellence.

Before the Dawn: An Autobiography

Adams, Gerry
Gerry Adams offers his own unique, intimate account of the early years of his career, from his childhood in working-class Belfast to the more turbulent years of social activism that followed. Updated with new introduction and epilogue covering the huge changes in Irish society since the Good Friday Agreement.

Bertie Ahern Autobiography

Ahern, Bertie
Bertie Ahern, three times Irish Taoiseach, is often described as an enigma. When Bertie Ahern left the Department of Finance in late 1994, for the first time in almost 30 years, Ireland had a budget surplus. Bertie Ahern succeeded Albert Reynolds as leader of Fianna Fail in November 1994.

D’You Remember Yer Man? - A Memory of Dublin’s Famous Characters

Aherne, Bobby
Re-print. A tumbling trip through the dozens and dozens of street characters that have walked Dublin and its suburbs’ streets.

St Patricks Breastplate

Alexander, C.F.

Is That Fat Foreigner Rich?: An Irishman in China

Allen, Graeme
In 1994, Irishman Graeme Allen arrived in Urumqi, China, the most landlocked city in the world. With barely a penny to his name and not a word of Chinese, he set about building a new life and career in China’s burgeoning tourist industry.