Awesome books for clever kids and smart parents

Last month the very first personalised books of the CleverBooks publishing company arrived to their happy owners. The books are sets of personalised educational stories where each child is the main character of the story and can see their own pictures on the pages of the book. “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them […]

Tipperary Novelist Nigel Quinlan Expecting a Magical Year

One of this year’s most anticipated children’s books, The Magic Maloneys and the End of the World, is the first novel by Cloughjordan-based author Nigel Quinlan. The Magic Maloneys and the End of the World will be published on 7 May by Orion Children’s Books (Hardback at £10.99,9781444014143), and in the US by Roaring Brook […]

‘The Secret of the Mince Pies’ Collection of favourite recipes celebrate author’s late mother

Author Monica Haughey today announced a reprint of successful baking book ‘The Secret of the Mince Pies’, in which she has gathered together the favourite recipes of her late mother, Christina Haughey. From festive mince pies to fruity muffins and classic almond slices, Haughey compiled the simple, wholesome recipes from the memories, handwritten notes and […]

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 […]

Templemore man Eddie Ryan publishes The Little Book of GAA Facts

What a dramatic weekend for GAA and all we can say is roll on the replay! In the meantime we have the perfect treat to whet the appetite while waiting for both the football final and hurling replay. Did you know that in 1924, Mick Gill created history by winning two All-Ireland Senior Hurling medals […]

New Book – Lethal Allies: British Collusion in Ireland

Incontrovertible evidence of collusion between loyalist paramilitaries and the state in dozens of murders in Northern Ireland.   Between 1970 and 1978, a loyalist gang (or permutations of it) rampaged through Ireland brutally killing over 120 people, the majority of them selected at random.  All bar one were nationalists with no republican links.  In almost […]

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