Irish Biography

Talking to Strangers

22/09/2016, €21.30
'It's never a good idea to book a flight online after you've been drinking wine.' That's what led Michael Harding to a strange flat in Bucharest in January 2015. It was the moment that set the tone for the rest of that year.

Times Great Irish Lives

Hardback, 06/10/2016, €18.45
Discover the fascinating lives of the figures who shaped Ireland, with over 100 obituaries carefully curated by The Times. Delve into the rich history of the most influential characters from the twentieth and early twenty-first century, from politicians, presidents and musicians to writers, artists and military personnel.

Adventures of a Wonky-Eyed Boy

Hardback, 23/09/2016, €16.99
A hilarious childhood memoir from one of Ireland's funniest comedians.

Markievicz: Socialist, Nationalist, Feminist

05/09/2016, €20.00
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.

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.

I Read The News Today Oh Boy HB

Hardback, €26.95

A Single Headstrong Heart

Hardback, 15/10/2014, €20.00
A memoir like no other, passionate, intelligent and revealing of both the age and the individual.

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.

Mr Pussy, Before I Forget to Remember

31/10/2016, €16.95
BOOK SIGNING DUBRAY GRAFTON ST, 26th November at 12 noon This is the remarkable story of the ground-breaking entertainer, who demolished homophobic boundaries from Belfast to Baltimore. Full of pathos, charm and wit.