A fascinating examination of the extraordinary life of Roger Casement, executed as part of the 1916 rising, fighting the empire that had previously knighted him. Ultimately, he was hanged in Pentonville prison on the 3 August-two years to the day after Britain's declaration of war in 1914.
A memoir of Ronnie Drew, the late great Dubliner. It features interviews with Cliodhna and Phelim (daughter and son of Ronnie Drew), photographs and other material from the family archive, and contributions from close friends.
In the wake of the EU referendum, the United Kingdom's border with Ireland has gained greater significance: it is set to become the frontier with the European Union. To uncover its secret landscape, with a troubled past and an uncertain future, Garrett Carr travelled Ireland's border on foot and by canoe.
`A superb writer...the Irish Jojo Moyes' Irish Examiner The simple fact of the matter is that Iris loves life. Maybe she's forgotten that. Sometimes that happens, doesn't it? To the best of us? All I have to do is remind her of that one simple fact.
Lilly and Ceily Carney are only seven and twelve when their mother is cruelly taken from them, leaving them at the mercy of the Church and the authorities. This is a terrifying prospect in 1950s Dublin, where it is likely that the girls will end up in one of Ireland's notorious Magdalen laundries - a fate they are determined to escape.