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A Furious Devotion: The Authorised Story of Shane MacGowan

Balls, Richard
A Furious Devotion: The Authorised Story of Shane MacGowan vividly recounts the experiences that shaped the greatest songwriter of his generation: the formative trips to his mother's homestead in Tipperary, the explosion of punk which changed his life, and the drink and drugs that nearly ended it.

Gas Man - Irish Doctor

Black, Colin
10... 9... 8... 7... 6...That's about as far as you get, counting backwards, as you wait for surgery to begin - and that's all most people know about what I do. But what happens between you conking out and waking up? And what does the anaesthetist have to do with it all? Do they just sit around playing sudoku while the rest of the team do all the hard work? And why are they so obsessed with what time you ate dinner?

News from Under a Coat Stand : Diary of March-June 2020

Coleman, Carole
A day-by-day account of the arrival of Covid in Ireland and period we called 'the first lockdown'.

Belonging : One Woman's Search for Truth and Justice for the Tuam Babies

Corless, Catherine
The unforgettable memoir from the woman who uncovered the 'Tuam babies' scandal.

No Ordinary Life

Cromwell, Sara-Jane
No Ordinary Life is a book that will make you cry, then laugh, then cry and laugh again. Sara-Jane's story is truly remarkable in so many ways due in no small part to the abuses she endured and the multiple challenges she has had to overcome; making her life and achievements all the more astounding.

Sins of the Father: Abused by my father every day for a decade, this is my story of survival

Daly, Shaneda
Sins of the Father tells of Shaneda Daly's horrific abuse for over a decade by her own father, and how she managed to take back the power he had taken away so cruelly.

When Dreams Come True: The Heartbreak and Hope on My Journey to Motherhood

Davison, Rosanna
Shining a light on miscarriage and motherhood, Rosanna Davison tells her story of heartbreak and hope on the journey to motherhood.

The Nation Holds Its Breath: My Lyrical Life

Hamilton, George

Tell Everyone On This Train I Love Them

Higgins, Maeve
A witty, moving, and topical collection of essays, about a country that seems broken into pieces, and finding the light that shines through the cracks, from Irish comedian Maeve Higgins, author of Maeve in America.

All My Friends Are Invisible TPB

Joly, Jonathan
A mesmeric, harrowing and uplifting childhood memoir that will open up much-needed conversations about identity and mental health

Nanny, Ma and Me : An Irish Story of Family, Race and Home

Jordan, Jade
From the 1950s to the present day , from Dublin to London and back to Dublin. A memoir of three generations of Irish women - Kathleen, Dominique and Jade Jordan -- and an account of family, race and belonging.

Belfast Aurora: A Memoir of a Falls Childhood, 1971-73

Kelters, Seamus