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Repeal the 8th

Paperback, 05/04/2018, €12.95
€11.99
Abortion is illegal in almost every circumstance in Ireland, making it the only democracy in the western world to have such a constitutional ban:* Between 1980 and 2015, at least 165,438 Irish women and girls accessed UK abortion services.

Adoption Machine

Paperback, 09/04/2018, €16.99

Repealing the 8th: Reforming Irish abortion law

Paperback, 01/02/2018, €16.20
€12.99
Irish law only currently allows for abortion where the life of the pregnant woman is at risk. In 2018 the Taoiseach will hold a constitutional referendum to liberalise abortion law. This book offers practical proposals for policymakers and advocates, including model legislation, making it an essential campaigning tool leading up to the referendum.

New to the Parish

Paperback, 05/04/2018, €14.95

Cartel

Paperback, 25/01/2018, €12.15
€10.99

Nama Land

Paperback, 23/10/2017, €16.99
Based on exclusive interviews with a wide range of interested parties, NAMA-land is the shocking story of how the sale of public assets conspired to disinherit the Irish people and enrich a new local elite.

Anglo Republic: Inside the Bank That Broke Ireland

Hardback, 31/05/2012, €12.95
As late as 2007, Anglo Irish Bank was a darling of the markets, internationally recognized as one of the fastest growing financial institutions in the world. By 2008, it was bust. The Irish government's hopeless attempts to save Anglo have led the state to ruin. This title presents the history of this bank that brought Ireland to ruin.

A Woman to Blame: The Kerry Babies Case

Paperback, 17/03/2010, €9.95
Joanne Hayes, at 24 years of age, concealed the birth and death of her baby in County Kerry, Ireland, in 1984. Subsequently she confessed to the murder, by stabbing, of another baby. All of the scientific evidence showed that she could not have had this second baby. The police nevertheless, insisted on charging her.