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OK, Let's Do Your Stupid Idea

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Funny, gripping, and sometimes heartbreaking essays from a big new comic talent.
€12.99 €17.55

A Ghost in the Throat

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A Dubray Staff Recommended Read... A fluid hybrid of essay and autofiction to explore the ways in which a life can be changed in response to the discovery of another's - in this case, Eibhli n Dubh Ni Chonaill's Caoineadh Airt Ui Laoghaire, famously referred to by Peter Levi as `the greatest poem written in either Ireland or Britain during the eighteenth century.'

Here's the Story: A Memoir

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SIGNED COPIES AVAILABLE (*while stocks last). Here’s the Story is warm, witty and relentlessly fascinating: an extraordinarily intimate memoir by one of the most remarkable public figures of our time.
€21.99 €25.95

A Guarded Life: My story of the dark side of An Garda Siochana

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The unforgettable story of a Garda, a force adoption and a fight for Justice.
€16.99 €20.30

Tell Me The Truth About Loss

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A beautiful and hopeful book for when life isn’t what you expect it to be.

To Love a Dog: The Story of One Man, One Dog, and a Lifetime of Love and Mystery

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€14.99 €17.55

On Seamus Heaney

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A vivid and original account of one of Ireland's greatest poets by an acclaimed Irish historian and literary biographer The most important Irish poet of the postwar era, Seamus Heaney rose to prominence as his native Northern Ireland descended into sectarian violence. A national figure at a time when nationality was deeply contested, Heaney also

Burning Heresies, A Memoir of a Life in Conflict, 1979-2017

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Ireland’s most controversial journalist tells his side of the story.

Beyond The Tape: A Memoir

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A riveting insider perspective from Ireland's former state pathologist Marie Cassidy.
€16.99 €21.65

Growing Up with Ireland: A Century of Memories from Our Oldest and Wisest Citizens

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One hundred years of memories from Ireland's 'independence babies' - a compelling story of a changing republic
€12.00 €12.15