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Irish Biography

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy

Paperback, 01/06/2017, €12.95

Doctor's Sword

Paperback, 22/05/2017, €15.00
This is the astonishing story of the wartime adventures of Dr Aidan MacCarthy, who survived the evacuation at Dunkirk, burning planes, sinking ships, jungle warfare, appalling privation as a Japanese prisoner of war and the Nagasaki atomic bomb. It is a story of survival, forgiveness and humanity at its most admirable.

The Opal and the Pearl

Paperback, 31/08/2016, €14.99
Picking up on President Michael D. Higgins' call for a new Irish ethics, Glenstal monk Mark Patrick Hederman in his latest book, The Opal and the Pearl examines sexuality in the lives and writings of Joyce, Iris Murdoch and Yeats and delivers a searching critique of the Catholic Church's monosexual stance.

Talking to Strangers: And Other Ways of Being Human

Paperback, 08/06/2017, €12.75
€12.50
Talking to Strangers, from the bestselling author of Staring at Lakes and Hanging with the Elephant, is a book about love, about the stories we share with others, and the stories we leave behind us.

I Found My Tribe

Hardback, 06/07/2017, €19.95
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... Swimming is just one of the daily coping strategies as the author fights to preserve the strong but now silent connection with her husband. In this book, she tells the story of their marriage, she also charts her passion for sea swimming - culminating in a midnight swim under the full moon on her wedding anniversary.

Hurley Maker's Son

Paperback, 09/03/2017, €12.75
€12.50
The author's train journey home to rural East Galway in autumn 1978 was a pilgrimage of grief: his giant of a father had been felled, the hurley-making workshop silenced. In this memoir, the author captures the rhythms, struggles and rough edges of a rural life that was already dying even as he grew.

An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean - Antarctic Survivor

Paperback, 01/02/2009, €13.00
Now available in a fresh, new format, this is the story of the remarkable Tom Crean who ran away to sea aged fifteen and played a memorable role in Antarctic exploration. An unforgettable story of triumph over unparalleled hardship and deprivation does justice to this enigmatic figure.

Francis Ledwidge: A Life of the Poet

Paperback, 27/06/2017, €15.95

UVF: Behind the Mask

Paperback, 15/05/2017, €17.99

It's Not Yet Dark

Paperback, 08/01/2015, €10.95
€9.99
'A story of courage, heart, of coming back for more, of love and struggle and the power of both' Joseph O'Connor