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The Last Footman

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In the summer of 1964, twenty-one-year-old Gillies MacBain arrives in Dublin off the ferry from England with only his bicycle, a suitcase and a tent to his name. Young, handsome and charismatic, he begins work as a footman in one of the houses of the `dying aristocracy'. Thus begins his foray into the upper echelons of Irish society.

Writing Home: Selected Essays

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In the pieces brought together in Writing Home, Polly Devlin OBE, most bewitching of writers, covers subjects that range over her whole life and thought

Experiments on Reality

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A Shared Home Place

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Seamus Mallon, Deputy Leader of the SDLP from 1979 to 2001, recounts his happy upbringing in south Armagh as a Catholic in a 90 per cent Protestant village; his turbulent years as a constitutional politician; and his central role in the peace process.

Minor Monuments

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Set around a small family farm on the edge of a bog Minor Monuments is a story unfolding from the landscape of the Irish midlands. Taking in the physical and philosophical power of sound and music, and the effects of Alzheimer's disease on a family, Ian Maleney questions the nature of home, memory and belonging.

Nobody Will Believe You: A Story of Unbreakable Courage

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This is the truly shocking and harrowing story of a young girl whose stepfather began raping her when she was just twelve years old and how, after many years, she finally contacted the police made a full statement.

Constellations: Reflections from Life

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A Dubray Staff Recommended Read. In this powerful and daring memoir in essays Sinead Gleeson delves into a range of subjects: art, illness, ghosts, grief and our very ways of seeing.
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Frenzy And Betrayal: The Anatomy of a Political Assassination

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Compelling, dramatic and unique insight into the most shocking series of corruption scandals to rock the Irish political system in decades.