Irish Biography

Notes to Self: Essays

Paperback, 26/07/2018, €15.00
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read… In this vivid and powerful collection of essays, the first non- fiction book published by Tramp Press, Emilie Pine boldly confronts the past to better understand herself, her relationships and her role in society.

No Laughing Matter: The Life and Times of Flann O'Brien

Paperback, 01/03/2019, €16.95
First published in 1989 No Laughing Matter: The Life and Times of Flann O’Brien was the first full-length biography of Flann O’Brien. Rich in background, anecdote and social history, it is an extraordinary portrait of a writer and his times, perceptive, sympathetic and authoritative.

Over the Backyard Wall

Paperback, 01/11/2018, €15.00
Over the Backyard Wall describes a coming of age embodied by escape, self-discovery and a struggle to contend with the rigid culture of a small Irish town in Co. Kilkenny during WWII, with parents representing both sides of the civil war conflict of the 1920s.

People Like Me

Paperback, 07/09/2018, €17.00
Intimate and brave, People Like Me is the exhilarating story of one woman's journey to the brink and back, emerging as a leading light for change in Ireland and an inspiration to women everywhere.

It's Not Yet Dark

Paperback, 08/01/2015, €10.80
'A story of courage, heart, of coming back for more, of love and struggle and the power of both' Joseph O'Connor

Tony 10: The astonishing story of the postman who gambled EURO10,000,000 ... and lost it all

Paperback, 23/02/2018, €17.00
A heart-stopping ride with a dangerous compulsion beyond control, Tony 10 is the story of the postman who stole EURO1.75 million from the local post office, where he was a branch manager, to fund a gambling addiction that began with a bet of EURO1 and ended with the loss of more than EURO10 million, his family, his home - and won him a prison sentence.

Grace O'Malley

Hardback, 21/09/2018, €10.00
Timely reissue of the definitive biography of Grace O'Malley (Granuaile) Ireland's pirate queen and original trail-blazer. This new hardback edition brings Grace O'Malley's story to a new era awakened to the once-forgotten female voices of history.

Listening to the Animals: Becoming the Supervet

A powerful, heart-warming and inspiring memoir from the UK's most famous and beloved vet.