Gerry Adams Releases New Book ‘Never Give Up’

‘Some of the issues and campaigns I write about are still un­resolved at the time of publication, years after I put pen to paper. These include the search for justice and equality for so many in Ireland and throughout the world. Some of these campaigns are decades old. They are still winnable. The secret is […]

Book Honours Memory Of Thomas Ashe Who Died On Hunger Strike

On Monday 17 September 1917 a request was made by the Defence of the Realm prisoners in Mountjoy prison for prisoner-of-war treatment.  When this request was refused the prisoners began a hunger strike. At 5 p.m. on 25 September, Thomas Ashe was transferred to the Mater Hospital where he died at 10.30 p.m. An inquest into his death was […]

Filmmaker And Illustrator, Cethan Leahy Wins Mercier Press Fiction Competition

Ireland’s oldest independent publishing house, Mercier Press has announced the winner of their fiction competition. Cork author, Cethan Leahy, has won the competition for his young adult novel Tuesdays are Just as Bad. Obviously thrilled with his achievement, Cethan said ‘I still can’t believe I have won the Mercier Press Fiction Competition. It’s genuinely a dream […]

Mercier Press Releases New Book ‘Dream Gardens’ by Leonie Cornelius

Award-winning garden designer and interior architect, Leonie Cornelius has released her first book, Dream Gardens.  Best-known as a judge on RTÉ’s Super Garden Leonie approaches garden design from an emotional point of view.  Her goal is that the garden should contribute to helping the user live a more joyful everyday life. By focusing on how […]

Twenty Authors Make Mercier Press Fiction Competition Long-List

Ireland’s oldest independent publishing house, Mercier Press has announced the long-list for their fiction competition. Works by twenty of Ireland’s budding writers were chosen: One for Sorrow by Abigail Browne The Arsonists’ Alibi by Alison McGee Westward Bound by Billy Craven Tommy by Cammy Harley Tuesdays are Just as Bad by Cethan Leahy Blackpitts by […]

Mercier Press announce fiction competition for first-time authors

Ireland’s oldest independent publishing house, Mercier Press has launched a fantastic competition to find a first-time fiction author with the potential to become a bestselling writer. The Mercier Press Fiction Competition will be accepting manuscripts from unpublished authors from 21 September 2016 to 1 February 2017.  In addition to a publishing deal, the winner will […]

The Greatly Anticipated Book ‘This Man’s Wee Boy’ To Hit The Shelves.

Tony Doherty’s debut book, This Man’s Wee Boy, will hit the shelves on Wednesday 10 August.  The greatly anticipated and hugely compelling story of Tony’s early childhood in Derry from 1967 to 1972 is told through the eyes of an inquisitive and thoughtful boy growing up in a city on the brink of civil war. […]

The Truth Behind The Last Days Of The Irish War Of Independence.

Truce – Murder, Myth and the last days of the Irish War of Independence investigates the popular myths and academic theories surrounding the fight for Irish independence that have been promoted by sections of the media and revisionist historians in Ireland. It exposes many of these as anti-republican propaganda stories invented by the British during […]

Cotton Wool Kids: What’s making Irish parents paranoid? – New Book

Cotton Wool Kids:: What’s Making Irish Parents Paranoid? reveals the media-fuelled madness of paranoid parenting and describes how a more relaxed attitude to raising children can lead to happier, healthier families. What has happened to Irish childhood? Parents are keeping their children indoors for fear of predators lurking around every corner and children are spending their […]

Women of the Irish Revolution – New Book

Photographic history of the women who had a key role in Ireland’s revolution   ‘Women of the Irish Revolution’ tells the story of the women who played a role, both directly and indirectly, in the Irish revolution.   These women were vital to the revolutionary movement. They were part of a generation who made a […]

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