Showcases Irish athletics with a particular emphasis on masters athletes. It captures the history, social climate, family fortunes, politics and personal stories of a fascinating group of Irish sports stars, including well known figures such as Sonia O'Sullivan, Ronnie Delany, Marcus O'Sullivan and Catherina McKiernan among others.
Reports on the worldwide coverage of the collapse of academic values in higher education, and explains why that collapse is a social and cultural catastrophe, not just in the USA and the UK, but also in Australia, Germany, France and elsewhere. This title shows the relevance of this reality within the Irish context.
In June 2004, Carole Coleman interviewed George W Bush, challenging him on the war in Iraq. Beginning with an account of that interview and its aftermath, this book discovers that religion is far from a spent force, but has become the driving power that motivates people's lives. It provides an outsider's glimpse into the heart of God's Country.
Ever since the financial crisis broke in Ireland there has been a clamour for a full explanation for why it happened. Explaining the reasons for the banks' poor performance, the author sets out the reforms necessary to regain confidence in Ireland's banks.
Irish journalist who met John Wayne, Madonna, Pele, Richard Harris, Elton John, George Harrison and others. Paddy enjoyed a colourful life with many adventures but is not battling a terminal disease. NB - We will have a limited supply of signed copies, these will be sold on a first come basis.
Presents the life changing facts and events that have occured in Bray over the years. This is a collection of strange and occasionally astonishing facts, stories and photographs - some almost forgotten in time - of Ireland's most famous and most loved seaside town.