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Summary Suggested on Note Suggested for Managed by Status

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

Justin O. Schmidt,

26/03/2016 Note: The author spoke on Futureproof on Newstalk on Saturday 26/03/2016. Managed by: Moral García Encarna - 11/04/2016 Status: Accepted by the library

Ruth Dudley Edwards,

30/03/2016 Managed by: circulation2 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Adam Sisman,

11/04/2016 Status: Accepted by the library

Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott,

14/08/2018 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Moral García Encarna - 03/12/2018 Status: Accepted by the library

Rutger Bregman,

27/07/2020 Note: Published early 2020 and very well covered by all the leading newspapers Suggested for: Library Managed by: Moral García Encarna - 18/12/2020 Status: Accepted by the library

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: Moral García Encarna - 18/02/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

John McCourt,

16/02/2022 Note: Suggested by Member Suggested for: Library Managed by: Moral García Encarna - 25/03/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Elizabeth Strout,

16/02/2022 Note: Suggested by Mary Ita Kirwan (16517) Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 10/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Jean Rhys,

02/03/2022 Note: Suggested by Patricia Burke (100081) Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 10/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Atul Gawande,

02/03/2022 Note: Suggested by Patricia Burke 100081 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 10/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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: Ms Lara Musto - 08/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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 - 22/11/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Francis Stuart,

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

Martina Devlin, - Lilliput Press

26/05/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 08/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library (Book has been bought)

Keir Giles, - 2019,

01/06/2022 Note: Suggested by Leo Mangan (005044) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 20/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Robert Service, - 2019,

01/06/2022 Note: Suggested by Leo Mangan (005044) (but he would prefer Moscow Rules Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 27/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Fionnuala Walsh, - Cambridge University Press

09/06/2022 Note: Paperback now available Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 20/06/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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

16/06/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 11/07/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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

16/06/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 21/07/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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 - 21/07/2022 Status: Accepted by the library (other)

Vicky Ward, - 2011,

28/06/2022 Note: Sheila Powell 88019-contact when book arrives Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 22/11/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Siobhra Aiken,

30/06/2022 Note: Requested by : - Susan Folan - Mem. No. 86346 Tel. No. 087 9785361 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Rhonda Byrne,

30/06/2022 Note: Requested by : - Tessa Lunn (Staff) Mem. No. 102532 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 06/07/2022 Status: Accepted by the library (Personal copy given by Sally)

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

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 - 25/10/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Rudenko, S., - 2022, - Polity

06/07/2022 Note: Mrs Maura Fennell (12341) member contacted by email Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 26/07/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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 - 21/07/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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

13/07/2022 Note: Lady Annie Arnott (87449) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 21/07/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Robert Graves,

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

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 - 25/10/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Sara Winman (mentioned),

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

Roger Knight, - 2022, - Yale University Press

15/08/2022 Note: Thomas Byrne (41757) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 24/11/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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

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 - 22/11/2022 Status: Requested

Robert Galbraith,

26/08/2022 Note: Requested by Harshal Shah (102147) - membership expired 31/8/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

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 - 24/11/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Tom Bower, - 2022, - Bonnier Books Ltd.

05/09/2022 Note: Requested by new member Anne Mulligan (102875) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 25/10/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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 - 24/11/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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

19/09/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 25/10/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Jonathan North,

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

Hilary Mantel,

28/09/2022 Note: Suggested by: David Courtney (101597). Please notify by email when book arrives. Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 25/10/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

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 - 25/10/2022 Status: Accepted by the library

Government Publication, - 2022, - Government Publication

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

John Boyne,

18/10/2022 Note: Requested by Ita Kirwan (Mem. No. 16517) PURCHASED Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 31/03/2023 Status: Requested

Donal Fallon, - 2022, - New Island Books

19/10/2022 Note: Requested by William Fitzsimons (103031) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

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

19/10/2022 Note: Requested by Kenneth Milne (003029) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Maggie O'Farrell, - 2022,

20/10/2022 Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Shane Ross, - 2022, - Atlantic

24/10/2022 Note: Requested by Thomas Byrne (41757) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Gillian Hussey,

24/10/2022 Note: Requested by : - Deirdre Davis (Mem. No. 11685) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Brigitte Hamann, - 2006,

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

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

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

Bonnie Garmus, - 2022, - Doubleday

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

Kamila Shamsie, - 2022, - Bloomsbury Circus

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

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

Emily Hourican,

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

Emily Hourican,

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

Fergal Keane, - 2022, - William Collins

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

Greta Thunberg,

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

Ray Bradbury, - 1953, - Simon & Schuster

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

Peter Pearson, - 2023, - O'Brien Press

29/11/2022 Note: Requested by Gordon Lewis (2434) This book has been PURCHASED and needs to be catalogued Suggested for: Library Managed by: Ms Lara Musto - 31/03/2023 Status: Requested

Sonja Kirwan, - 2022, - University College Dublin Press

05/12/2022 Note: Requested by Margaret Brady 087522 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 24/03/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Pauric Travers, - 2022, - Four Courts Press

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

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

Finola Kennedy, - 2022, - Government Publication

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

Magda Szabo, - 2023, - NYRB Classics

13/02/2023 Note: Requested by Mary Kelly (087666) - membership expired 31/12/2022. Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Dr. Deirdre Lundy, - 2023, - Penguin Books Ltd

14/02/2023 Note: Suggested by Catherine O'Keeffe, sister of Ciaran Clancy who is a Life Member (5233). Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 14/02/2023 Status: Requested

Catherine O'Keeffe, - 2023, - O'Brien Press

14/02/2023 Note: Suggested by Catherine O'Keeffe, sister of Ciaran Clancy who is a Life Member (5233). Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Joseph O'Connor, - Harvill Seckler (England)

15/02/2023 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Jane Donald Hughes, - 2009, - Routeldge (America)

16/02/2023 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

David Donoghue, - 2022,

16/02/2023 Note: Requested by: Finola Kennedy - 002191 Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 19/07/2023 Status: Accepted by the library

Stephen Collins, - 2022, - Red Stripe Press

04/04/2023 Note: Requested by Dr. Pat McFeely (040285) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 04/04/2023 Status: Requested

John Farrelly, Helen Dwyer and Julian Vignoles, - 2023, - Mercier Press

12/04/2023 Note: Suggested by Maureen O'Brien (102859). Book Launch in Hodges Figgis 3/5/23. Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 12/04/2023 Status: Requested

Martin Wolf, - 2023, - Penguin Random House (America)

13/04/2023 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Gerard Shannon,

14/04/2023 Note: 14-04-2023 requested by Michael Ryan - Mem. No. 62644 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Andrew Hughes, - 2023, - Black Swan Irealand

26/04/2023 Note: Ita Kirwan would like to read this 16517 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

27/04/2023 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Kathleen MacMahon, - 2023, - Penguin

27/04/2023 Note: Eileen O'Connor requested this 102424 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Sebastian Barry,

11/05/2023 Note: book requested by Mary Ita Kirwin - 16517 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Jo Nesbo, - 2015, - Vintage

14/06/2023 Note: Requested by Niall O'Riordan (20844) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

Jo Nesbo, - 2011, - Vintage - Novel

14/06/2023 Note: Requested by Niall O' Riordan Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Requested

Jo Nesbo, - 2009, - Vintage

14/06/2023 Note: Suggested by Niall O'Riordan Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 Status: Requested

Steven Simon, - 2023, - Penguin Press

21/06/2023 Note: Suggested by John Couchman Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation1 - 21/06/2023 Status: Requested

Chris Mullin, - Biteback

29/06/2023 Note: Requested by Kenneth Milne (3029) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

Catherine Chidgey, - 2023, - Europa Editions

21/08/2023 Note: Requested by Dr. Joseph Eades (1238) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

Emily Hourican, - 2023, - Hachette Books Ireland

27/10/2023 Note: Requested by Sylvia McShane (87571) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 14/11/2023 Status: Requested

Jane Ohlmeyer, - 2023, - Oxford University Press

14/11/2023 Note: Suggested by Tom Byrne (41757) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 - 14/11/2023 Status: Requested

Reznick, David N., - 2010, - Princeton University Press (Princeton, New Jersey) - Printed book

21/12/2023 Note: This book is a better interpretative guide to The Origin of Species than Steve Jones' "Almost Like a Whale" ISBN: 9780552999588 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

Gladys Ganiel & Andrew R. Holmes, - 2024, - Oxford University Press

11/01/2024 Note: Requested by Finola Kennedy (002191) Suggested for: Library Managed by: circulation2 Status: Requested

RF Foster, - 2015, - Penguin Books

31/01/2024 Suggested for: Library Status: Requested

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