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society and culture

-a selection of books that reflect our modern world.

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    An Irish Folklore Treasury

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    John Creedon (Creedo to his pals) has a way with words, as any listener of his radio programme can agree with.  Here, he turns his skill to a colle...

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  • Climate Worrier: A Hypocrite's Guide to Saving the Planet

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    It seems like you could spend your entire life trying to be kind to the planet, and it still wouldn't be enough. Maybe you grow your own organic ve...

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  • Gaffs: Why No One Can Buy a House

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    Our homes have been the frontline of defence during the COVID19 pandemic - as all over the world we were told to 'stay home' to  help stop the spre...

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  • Listen to the Land Speak

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    Our ancestors who lived here in Ireland centuries ago lived lives we would barely recognise. Their society praised the poets, monks, wise women, an...

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  • Three Castles Burning

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    Based on the excellent podcast of the same name. Donal Fallon's book traces the history of Dublin through the history of 12 well known city centre ...

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  • Mythical Irish Places

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    Ireland is a land of magic, with loads of cool places steeped in folklore and mythology. This gorgeous illustrated book is a guide to some of Irela...

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  • Holy Show - Contemporary Irish Life & Culture, Issue 4

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    This is the fourth edition of a new magazine of contemporary life and culture in Ireland as seen through the eyes of Irish artists. Holy Show prese...

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    Why We Sleep

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    Neuroscientist and researcher, Matthew Walker presents us with a revolutionary treatment that makes you live longer, cleverer, more attractive, hap...

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  • Tree Dogs, Banshee Fingers & Other Irish Words for Nature

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    The words gathered in these pages, matched with evocative illustrations by Steve Doogan, should leave you with no uncertainty about the poetry, wis...

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  • Why We Swim

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    Does anything beat jumping into the sea as the sun rises over Dublin bay? I think not. From The forty foot to seapoint, sea swimming has seen a rea...

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    Pottering: A Cure for Modern Life

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    Have you found yourself loafing about this year? Unwittingly part of the meander movement? Then you've been pottering. Anna McGovern's little book ...

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    Irish Insult Generator

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    Is he a shitehawk or a messer? A gombeen or a dope? Take the decision-making out of your trash talk and fire out hilarious one-line insults left, r...

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    Secret Dublin - An Unusual Guide

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    Discover the inner sanctum of Freemason's Hall, see Napoleon's toothbrush, marvel at a hoax plaque hidden in plain sight on O'Connell Bridge, try G...

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    Sorry for Your Trouble: The Irish Way of Death

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    This powerful narrative of how the Irish 'do' death is at times funny, at times sad, sharply observed and deeply moving.  In this book Ann Marie Ho...

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