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A critical evaluation of the changes the Irish constitution needs to bring radical reform to Ireland. Embracing a wide range of views, Foundation Stone: Notes towards a Constitution for a 21st-Century Republic, is a shot across the bows of the ongoing constitution convention. It rejects the cosy and complacent notion that all our constitution needs is a small bit of tweaking and proposes bold and radical action.
Sarah Maria Griffin.|
Not Lost is a book about growing up, about friendship, about love, about life and living it well. It is by turns heartbreaking, funny, tender and gutsy, it is assured but never cocky and marks Sarah Maria Griffin as one of the major voices of her generation.
Clíodhna Ní Anluain.|
2013 is the centenary of the purchase of Croke Park by the GAA, the home of All-Ireland Championship Final days. September Sundays contain 100 pieces from RTE Radio's iconic Sunday Miscellany that passionately capture so many related aspects of these magical days and the ways in which they have lifted us up and out of ourselves across a century of Sundays.
Tóchar (‘Causeway’) is a walking-pace travelogue through the country that was dubbed ‘the Island of Saints and Scholars’ long before the Celtic Tiger took up residence. Set against the backdrop of spectacular scenery in every corner of Ireland, the book recounts the trials and tribulations of a modern-day pilgrim, who follows in the footsteps of the ancients along prescribed paths, which range from hikes of a few hours’ duration to day-long treks and the three-day ordeal in St Patrick’s Purgatory. NCLUDES: Lough Derg, Glendalough, Croach Patrick, Knock & Saint Finbar's Way & Others
The Skipper & Her Mate is a book about the people, boats and wildlife on the Irish waterways. Told from the perspective of a woman with only a week’s hire-boat experience learning to skipper a vintage timber cruiser, it is a journey through rivers and canals, and an apprenticeship in the ways of boating among a vibrant community of new and diverse people.