Gerard Adams is an Irish republican politician who was the President of Sinn Féin political party between 13 November 1983 and 10 February 2018, and served as a Teachta Dála for Louth from 2011 to 2020.
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When journalist Keelin Shanley passed away in February aged 51, it was hard to grasp that someone so filled with life was gone. But a light so bright never really goes out, especially since, in her last few months, Keelin wrote a fantastic record of her life.Charting the twists and turns of both a remarkable career as an investigative journalist an...
I have just finished reading this outstanding book-in 2 sittings. To me Keelin was an honest,non judgemental, probing interviewer. Her writing shows her good heart. Her husband Conor says all that needs to be said of loving relationships, life’s challenges and his wonderful wife. – source
What a great book. Grma Á agus M. Xo – source
Since he was a teenager, the octagon was the only place where MMA fighter Paddy Holohan’s life settled into something approaching focus. Far removed from the chaos of the outside world all those opportunities spurned and relationships undone, the pain and alienation – every bout reduced that maze of hardship to one simple proposition: s...
Grma P. Nollaig shona 2 all yours. The book is great. Xo – source
This is a great book. Joseph 0 Connor is a wonderful writer. Made me cry in the end. – source
This is a great book by Laurence. His poetry is brilliant. One poem , Margaret, a revealing honest and moving tribute to his mother, is very special. Laurence survived 70 days on hungerstrike. If you like poetry you will love Threads. Maith thú Laurence. – source
A great book by Niall O Dowd. A fascinating story very well told. Read it on the plane on way home. Go raibh maith sgat Niall. – source
'Mr. Peader O'Donnell has, as Mr. Robert Lynd truly says, brought a family to life in his novel Islanders... The curtain is lifted on the rough heroic struggle for existence of a community of Irish fishermen off the western coast, and we are privileged for a brief space to join them in their griefs and pleasures as one of themselves.. It is excelle...
This Great Book Made Me Weep Four Times & Laugh Aloud Twice. God Bless Peadar O Donnell. – source
‘The small room was thick with dark blue uniforms. Bull’s wool the men called the material. Silver buttons. Black boots. Caps. Batons holstered in shiny black leather cylinders. Handcuffs hanging from coat hooks, the keys dangling on thick green ribbon. Dusty files on shelves. Shiny whistles on silver chains. Ink. Nibbed pens. Blotting paper. The b...
A good book by a great author 2 shorten the journey. – source
I've just finished this book. Well worth the read. Go raibh maith agat Shannon. – source