For forty years from 1949 to 1989, Parson's Bookshop was a Dublin literary landmark and meeting place. It played a major role in Ireland's literary and cultural development. With numerous anecdotes, stories and personal reminisces about some of Ireland's greatest literary figures, this book provides an account of life in Bohemian Dublin.
Home to 75,000 people, Galway is a seductive and addictive city to visit and a highly appealing place to live. By examining its history and unique place in Ireland's landscape, this book looks beneath the city's historical, physical, cultural, social and economic layers to reveal the distinctive tapestry and texture of the City of Tribes.
This biography of the geologist and mining engineer Thomas Weaver will appeal to anyone interested in the science and industry of the early nineteenth century, as well as for students of the philosophy and history of science
This captivating county-by-county exploration enhances our appreciation of Ireland's remarkable landscape and the impact it has had on Irish history and culture. In this fascinating study, geologist Peadar McArdle shows how Patrick Kavanagh creates the link between Monaghan's steep drumlins and the harsh parsimony of its people.
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.
As a key insider to the Irish bailout, McMahon witnessed what it takes to manage a crisis that threatens a nation. In Post-Pandemic he applies those lessons for recovering from the Coronavirus pandemic.
In 1820, an island appeared from the sea. In Dublin Bay, right under the noses of Dubliners. Within years of the appearance of the island a nearby island called Clontarff Island disappeared. This work tells the history of Dublin's Bull Island, which lies just off Clontarf and has existed for less than 200 years.
Offers an insight into typical dilemmas faced by people who are already successful and plots a 'way through the maze' when difficult life issues need to be confronted. This book offers profound insights into a coaching process.