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Purchase suggestions

Summary Suggested on Note Suggested for Managed by Status

john hume: the peacemaker

15/03/2016 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Encarna , Moral García Status: Accepted by the library

The Sting of the Wild

Justin O. Schmidt,

26/03/2016 Note: The author spoke on Futureproof on Newstalk on Saturday 26/03/2016. Managed by: Encarna , Moral García Status: Accepted by the library

The seven: the lives and legacies of the founding fathers of the Irish Republic

Ruth Dudley Edwards,

30/03/2016 Managed by: Encarna , Moral García Status: Accepted by the library

John le Carré: The Biography

Adam Sisman,

11/04/2016 Status: Accepted by the library

The 100-Year Life

Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott,

14/08/2018 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Encarna , Moral García Status: Accepted by the library

Humankind

Rutger Bregman,

27/07/2020 Note: Published early 2020 and very well covered by all the leading newspapers Suggested for: Library Managed by: Encarna , Moral García Status: Accepted by the library

We Don't Know Ourselves : A Personal History of Ireland Since 1958

Fintan O' toole,

16/02/2022 Note: Suggested by Cormac Shaw (102594)- Please notify member when book is fully seviced and catalogued. Suggested for: Library Managed by: Encarna , Moral García Status: Accepted by the library

Consuming Joyce: 100 Years of Ulysses in Ireland

John McCourt,

16/02/2022 Note: Suggested by Member Suggested for: Library Managed by: Encarna , Moral García Status: Accepted by the library

Oh William!: A Novel

Elizabeth Strout,

16/02/2022 Note: Suggested by Mary Ita Kirwan (16517) Suggested for: Library Managed by: Musto , Lara Status: Accepted by the library

Wide Sargasso Sea

Jean Rhys,

02/03/2022 Note: Suggested by Patricia Burke (100081) Suggested for: Library Managed by: Musto , Lara Status: Accepted by the library

The Checklist Manifesto: How To Get Things Right

Atul Gawande,

02/03/2022 Note: Suggested by Patricia Burke 100081 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Musto , Lara Status: Accepted by the library

Fierce appetites

Boyle, Elizabeth, - 2022, - Penguin

25/03/2022 Note: Suggested by member Diana Spencer (102069_ - Please notify member if book is purchased and ready for borrowing. Suggested for: Library Managed by: Musto , Lara Status: Accepted by the library

Grey bees

Andrey Kurkov Ukrainian author, - 2020,

08/05/2022 Note: Suggested by Susan Folan (086346), please notify her when we have the book Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Accepted by the library

Pigeon Irish

Francis Stuart,

26/05/2022 Note: Suggested by Ms Margaret O'Beirne (86670) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Edith

Martina Devlin, - Lilliput Press

26/05/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Musto , Lara Status: Accepted by the library (Book has been bought)

Moscow rules: what drives Russia to confront the West'

Keir Giles, - 2019,

01/06/2022 Note: Suggested by Leo Mangan (005044) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Kremlin Winter: Russia and the Second Coming of Vladimir Putin

Robert Service, - 2019,

01/06/2022 Note: Suggested by Leo Mangan (005044) (but he would prefer Moscow Rules Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Irish women and the Great War

Fionnuala Walsh, - Cambridge University Press

09/06/2022 Note: Paperback now available Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Dublin from 1970 to 1990: The City Transformed

Joseph Brady, - 2022, - Four Courts Press (Dublin) - paperback

16/06/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Art and Climate Change

Maja and Reuben Fowkes, - 2022, - Thames and Hudson (London)

16/06/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Accepted by the library

From signal to symbol

Ronald J Planer and Kim Sterelny, - 2021, - The MIT Press (Cambridge MA) - Pbk

18/06/2022 Note: Member contacted by email Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Accepted by the library (other)

The Devil's Casino: Friendship, Betrayal, and theHigh-Stakes Games Played Inside Lehman Brothers

Vicky Ward, - 2011,

28/06/2022 Note: Sheila Powell 88019-contact when book arrives Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Accepted by the library

Spiritual Wounds Trauma, Testimony and the Irish Civil War

Siobhra Aiken,

30/06/2022 Note: Requested by : - Susan Folan - Mem. No. 86346 Tel. No. 087 9785361 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Secret

Rhonda Byrne,

30/06/2022 Note: Requested by : - Tessa Lunn (Staff) Mem. No. 102532 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Musto , Lara Status: Accepted by the library (Personal copy given by Sally)

Men who eat ringforts

Sinéad Mercier and Michael Holly, - 2020, - Askeaton Contemporary Arts (Askeaton)

01/07/2022 Note: This book combines the aesthetic, historical, and environmental in a study of “fairy forts” and local topographies in Ireland. Important study of vanishing landscapes and beliefs. Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Putin: His Life and Times

Short, Phillip, - 2022, - Vintage Publishing

06/07/2022 Note: Placed on hold for Mrs Maura Fennell (12341), contacted by email Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Zelensky: A Biography 

Rudenko, S., - 2022, - Polity

06/07/2022 Note: Mrs Maura Fennell (12341) member contacted by email Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Accepted by the library

The Church of Ireland and its Past: History, Interpretation and Identity

Mark Empey, Alan Ford & Miriam Moffitt, editors, - 2017, - Four Courts Press Ltd.

12/07/2022 Note: Hugh Fitzpatrick (87371) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Accepted by the library

The Last Days of Roger Federer

Geoff Dyer, - 2022, - Farrar, Straus and Giroux

13/07/2022 Note: Lady Annie Arnott (87449) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

I Claudius

Robert Graves,

04/08/2022 Note: Requested by Mary Humphreys - Mem. No. 41079 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Chums How a tiny caste of Oxford Tories took over the UK

Simon Kuper,

08/08/2022 Note: Requested by David Mark Casey Mem. No 31768 Also requested by: David Courtney (101597). Contact by email when book arrives. Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Fiction (in general)

Sara Winman (mentioned),

08/08/2022 Note: Requested by David Mark Casey Mem. No. 31768 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Convoys: The British Struggle Against Napoleonic Europe and America

Roger Knight, - 2022, - Yale University Press

15/08/2022 Note: Thomas Byrne (41757) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

The book of Kells a masterwork revealed

Donncha MacGabhann, - 2022, - Sidestone - Book

21/08/2022 Note: This is listed as forthcoming in September on their website https://www.sidestone.com/books/the-book-of-kells Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Voices from South-West Donegal

Brid Ward, - 2017, - Unknown - Donegal Historical Society? (Donegal?)

23/08/2022 Note: Requested by James Kenny (102539) - Membership expired 31/10/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

The Ink Black Heart

Robert Galbraith,

26/08/2022 Note: Requested by Harshal Shah (102147) - membership expired 31/8/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

The Rock 'N Roll Kids

Liam G. Clancy, - 2022, - Troubador Publishing

05/09/2022 Note: Requested by author who was a member (100138). Can autograph book if wish. Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Revenge: Meghan, Harry and the War between the Windsors

Tom Bower, - 2022, - Bonnier Books Ltd.

05/09/2022 Note: Requested by new member Anne Mulligan (102875) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Henry 'Chips' Channon The Diaries (Volume 3): 1943-57

Henry Channon, edited by Simon Heffer, - 2022, - Cornerstone

14/09/2022 Note: Suggested by Dermot Scott (41817) - if purchased please contact by email -dermot.scott@gmail.com Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

The Irish Department of Finance 1959-99

Ciaran Casey, - 2022, - Government of Ireland (Ireland)

19/09/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Nelson at Naples Revolution and Retribution in 1799

Jonathan North,

27/09/2022 Note: Requested by Anthony Tennyson (Mem. No 86911) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Giving up the ghost

Hilary Mantel,

28/09/2022 Note: Suggested by: David Courtney (101597). Please notify by email when book arrives. Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Into Iraq

Michael Palin, - 2022,

28/09/2022 Note: Suggested by Mrs Maura Fennell (12341) Please notify when arrives, thank you Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Accepted by the library

Report of the Commission on Taxation and Welfare

Government Publication, - 2022, - Government Publication

04/10/2022 Note: Requested by Brid O'Flaherty (102880) - new member. Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

A History of Loneliness

John Boyne,

18/10/2022 Note: Requested by Ita Kirwan (Mem. No. 16517) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Three Castles Burning: A History of Dublin in Twelve Streets

Donal Fallon, - 2022, - New Island Books

19/10/2022 Note: Requested by William Fitzsimons (103031) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Ireland and the Crusades

Edward Coleman, Paul R. Duffy, Tadhg O'Keeffe, - 2022, - Four Courts Press

19/10/2022 Note: Requested by Kenneth Milne (003029) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Marriage Portrait

Maggie O'Farrell, - 2022,

20/10/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

Mary Lou McDonald: A Republican Riddle

Shane Ross, - 2022, - Atlantic

24/10/2022 Note: Requested by Thomas Byrne (41757) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Lessons From The Bench

Gillian Hussey,

24/10/2022 Note: Requested by : - Deirdre Davis (Mem. No. 11685) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

Winifred Wagner: A Life at the Heart of Hitler's Bayreuth

Brigitte Hamann, - 2006,

27/10/2022 Note: Would that be possible to have this book before January? Thanks Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

John Hume: Statesman of the Troubles

Barry White, - 1985, - Blackstaff Pr Ltd (Edinburgh)

01/11/2022 Note: Suggested by Rosaleen Lyons McGuckian 86174 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Lessons in Chemistry

Bonnie Garmus, - 2022, - Doubleday

02/11/2022 Note: Requested by Syliva McShane (87571) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Best of Friends

Kamila Shamsie, - 2022, - Bloomsbury Circus

07/11/2022 Note: Requested by Mary Kelly (87666) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Man's Search for Meaning

Viktor Frankl,

09/11/2022 Note: A famous book by Viktor Frankl about his experiences as a prisoner in Nazi concentration camp during World War II. Please notify when purchased, many thanks Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Glorious Guinness Girls

Emily Hourican,

12/11/2022 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Guinness Girls: A Hint of Scandal

Emily Hourican,

12/11/2022 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Madness: A Memoir of War, Fear and PTSD

Fergal Keane, - 2022, - William Collins

16/11/2022 Note: Requested by Catherine Sheehan (101896) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Climate Book 2022

Greta Thunberg,

18/11/2022 Note: Requested by Maura Fennell (Mem. No. 12341) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury, - 1953, - Simon & Schuster

23/11/2022 Note: Requested by Frances Patton (100671) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Granite Coast

Peter Pearson, - 2023, - O'Brien Press

29/11/2022 Note: Requested by Gordon Lewis (2434) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Irish Women's Speeches: Voices That Rocked the System

Sonja Kirwan, - 2022, - University College Dublin Press

05/12/2022 Note: Requested by Margaret Brady 087522 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Donegal: The Irish Revolution 1912-23

Pauric Travers, - 2022, - Four Courts Press

14/12/2022 Note: Requested by Dr. Joseph F.K. Eades (1238) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Death Census of Black '47: Eyewitness Accounts of Ireland's Great Famine

Liam Kennedy, Donald M. MacRaild, Lewis Darwen, Brian Gurrin, - 2023, - Anthem Press

10/01/2023 Note: Recommended by Thomas Byrne (41757) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Local Matters: Parish, Local Government and Community in Ireland

Finola Kennedy, - 2022, - Government Publication

11/01/2023 Note: Requested by John Holohan (40631) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

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