Archive for the Books Category

A Century of Irish Radio 1900-2000

By Eoin Meegan Before there was Instagram, before there was Twitter, radio was the primary medium of communication in this country. It was the social media of its day, and we were all addicts Although still vastly popular, it is […]

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Historical Irish Oddities

By Eoin Meegan Historical Irish Oddities by Allen Foster is a delightful romp through the quirkiness and eccentricities that lie behind the ordinary and seemingly banal. The subtitle of the book is “A Compendium of Extraordinary but True Tales.” Though […]

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Censored to citywide: The Country Girls Trilogy

By Geneva Pattison This April will see the return of the Dublin One City One Book programme. The Dublin City Library-led programme encourages the public to read a book during the month of April that has a connection with our […]

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The Doctor Who Sat for a Year

By Eoin Meegan Mindfulness is a popular topic at present, and in “The Doctor Who Sat for a Year”, Brendan Kelly takes a unique approach when he sets out to document his decision to meditate for fifteen minutes every day […]

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