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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 Follen (086346), please notify her when we have the book Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 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 8819-contact when book arrives Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 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: circulation2 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: Requested

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 Status: Requested

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) Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

The Ink Black Heart

Robert Calbraith,

26/08/2022 Note: Requested by Harshal Shah Mem. No. 102147 Suggested for: Library 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: circulation2 Status: Requested

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 Status: Requested

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 Status: Requested

The Irish Department of Finance 1959-99

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

19/09/2022 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

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 Status: Requested

Into Iraq

Michael Palin, - 2022,

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

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