Irish Biography

Hurley Maker's Son

Paperback, 09/03/2017, €12.75
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.

Nothing is written in stone: notebooks of Justin Keating

Paperback, 03/03/2017, €20.00
Kealy and Hussey have compiled a selection of personal essays by one of Ireland's leading intellectuals and politicians. Dealing with topics as diverse Marxism, care of the earth, Zionism, and education, this illustrated volume sheds light on Keating's often progressive and sometimes controversial views on numerous aspects of Irish society.

T. K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot

Paperback, 10/09/2015, €14.20
Widely regarded as "the architect of modern Ireland", T K Whitaker's life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an integral and influential role. In this book, the author reveals the quite extraordinary extent and diversity of T K Whitaker's work on behalf of the Irish State.

Back of the Hack

Paperback, 09/03/2017, €14.99

The Best Of Billy Keane

Paperback, 01/03/2016, €14.99

Me and My Mate Jeffrey: A Story of Big Dreams, Tough Realities and Facing My Demons Head on

Paperback, 02/06/2016, €12.75
An Irish No.1 bestseller, Me and My Mate Jeffrey is an essential book for anyone who knows what it is to feel alone, and who doesn't know how to ask for help - or anyone who wants to better understand that journey.

Making it Up as I Go Along

Paperback, 06/10/2016, €11.35

An Unsung Hero: Tom Crean - Antarctic Survivor

Paperback, 01/02/2009, €12.99
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.