Irish Biography


Paperback, 26/08/2016, €17.00
For every woman who's ever looked in the mirror and felt crap: a funny, filthy and uplifting account of one woman's quest to leave body insecurity behind.

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

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.

I'll drop you a line

26/05/2016, €14.99

The Hurley Maker's Son

07/04/2016, €17.00
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ 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. Presenting his childhood as a series of evocative moments, this book gives an account of family, love, loss, and the unstoppable march of time.

Maximalist Rise & Fall Of Tony O'Reilly

Paperback, 06/05/2016, €19.00
The Maximalist considers Tony O'Reilly's life and influence, exploring the events and personalities behind his decline from a position of enormous wealth and influence to one, today, of relative penury.

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.

Markievicz: Socialist, Nationalist, Feminist

05/09/2016, €19.99
This compelling biography sheds light on all facets of Markievicz’s life – her privileged upbringing in County Sligo, her adventures as an art student in London and Paris, her marriage to an improbable Polish count, her political education, her several prison stretches, and her emergence as one of the pivotal figures in early twentieth-century Ireland.

Finding Tipperary Mary

28/07/2016, €9.80
The astonishing real story of a daughter's search for her own past and the desperate mother who gave her up. Phyllis Whitsell began the search for her birth mother as a young woman and although it was many years before she finally met her, their lives had crossed paths without their knowledge. When she met her the circumstances were extraordinary.

Angela's Ashes

Paperback, 03/10/2005, €14.20
Stunning reissue of the phenomenal worldwide bestseller: Frank McCourt's sad, funny, bittersweet memoir of growing up in New York in the 30s and in Ireland in the 40s.

The Best is to Yet to Come

01/09/2016, €21.30