We know about the leaders of the 1916 Rising. But what about the men and women who fought on the streets of Dublin? What did they go through during those brutal days after the clock struck on 24 April 1916? For them, the conflict was a mix of bloody fighting and energy-sapping waiting. These are their stories.
A topical novel about lost love, growing older and the realities of life in a society that is still coming to terms with thirty years of violence, some of that violence still very present and dangerous.
These lively and entertaining traditional folk tales from Ireland's 'Garden County' are vividly retold by local storyteller Brendan Nolan. Their origins lost in the mists of time, these 30 stories from across Wicklow reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people.