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T.K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot
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10/9/2015
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T.K. Whitaker: Portrait of a Patriot

by Anne Chambers

In 2002, an eighty-five-year-old former civil servant was voted ĎIrishman of the Centuryí.

Widely regarded as ďthe architect of modern IrelandĒ, T.K. Whitakerís life spans the history of the Irish state in whose economic, social and cultural evolution he played an integral and influential role. Born in Rostrevor, County Down, reared in Drogheda, County Louth, from modest beginnings, T.K. Whitakerís meteoric rise through the ranks of the civil service saw him at 39 years become the youngest Secretary of the Department of Finance.

His was the quiet presence, the rational and informed voice behind many of the most momentous events in recent Irish history. His inspirational paper Programme for Economic Development became the blueprint for Irelandís regeneration in the 1960s. As Governor in the 1970s his vision and purpose transformed the Central Bank into a dynamic institution. And, as advisor to Taoiseach Jack Lynch and other political leaders, he played a crucial role behind the scenes in the movement towards peace in Northern Ireland.

Drawn from in-depth interviews conducted with Dr Whitaker and his family, as well as exclusive access to his personal papers and correspondence, in Portrait of a Patriot author Anne Chambers reveals the quite extraordinary extent and diversity of T.K. Whitakerís work on behalf of the Irish State; his relationship with Irish and international political figures such as De Valera, Lemass, MacBride, Costello, Sweetman, Lynch, Haughey, FitzGerald, OíNeill, and Whitelaw; his policy struggles with governments and individual ministers.

This personal and intimate biography also introduces Ken Whitaker the family man, his motivation, humour and compassion; the personal losses endured and the many highlights enjoyed.
T.K. Whitakerís life story is a model of excellence, integrity and public duty, and as such is all the more relevant today when such practical patriotism seems largely absent in twenty-first-century Ireland.

Take A Look At  Me Now
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8/4/2008
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Take A Look At Me Now

by Anita Notaro

Most of us can remember a defining moment in our lives. A split second when time stood still and our lives changed forever. For Lily Ormond, that moment came late one night when she answered a knock on the door and discovered that while she'd been smashing garlic and rosemary and watching the soaps, her sister Alison had drowned.

Coming to terms with losing her only sibling and best friend was devastating, becoming a mother overnight to Ali's three-year-old son Charlie was mind-boggling, but discovering that her identical twin had been leading a secret life for years was almost Lily's undoing...

And so begins a journey linked with four men who'd been part of a life she hadn't even known existed. A journey that forces Lily to come to terms with a father who'd never really cared for her, a child who needs her too much and a sister who wasn't what she seemed.

Taken
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26/4/2012
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Taken

by Niamh O'Connor

A beautiful woman
Model and it-girl Tara Parker Trench is famous across Ireland - with her beauty, glittering lifestyle and perfectthree-year-old son Presley, she seems to have it all.

A stolen child
Until, one cold wet Dublin night, Tara pulls into a service station for petrol, leaving Presley strapped into the back of her car. Five minutes later he's gone, kidnapped while his mother's back was turned.

A hidden world
Tara, terrified and hysterical, begs DI Jo Birmingham to help her find her child. But why doesn't Tara want the public to know he's missing? Soon, Jo is drawn into a dark underworld of corruption and extortion, where sex is a commodity, and life is cheap. Who is really telling Jo the truth about the missing little boy- and who's got too much to hide?

A gripping crime novel, with an unforgettable heroine - welcome to the dark side of Dublin's Fair City

That's More Of It Now: The Second Book Of Irish Mammies
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10/10/2013
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That's More Of It Now: The Second Book Of Irish Mammies

by Colm O'Regan

Colm OíReganís massive bestseller Isnít It Well For Ye? The Book of Irish Mammies brought the wonderful world of the Irish Mammy to homes across Ireland, where it took pride of place alongside the good scissors and the bit of string that might come in handy someday. And now, before you can say ďIs it that time already?Ē, Irish Mammy is back with more words of wisdom.
Thatís More Of It Now: The Second Book of Irish Mammies takes us even deeper into this parallel universe, with advice on everything from how to tell Mammy she is about to become a Granny to how to discipline a child (aged 0Ė45), touching on Irish Mammiesí role in the worlds of sport, the workplace, technology, religion and culture. Enjoy popular fairy-tales retold with an Irish Mammy at the centre of them; marvel at exclusive, not-yet-released scenes from the epic Game of Scones; and find some essential apps for the Modern Mammyís tablet.
Probably the most important sequel since The Godfather Part II, or at least Fifty Shades Darker, Thatís More Of It Now will find a place in everybodyís heart (and stocking). Just donít leave it on a damp step.

The Big Lie - Who Profits From Irelandís Austerity?
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12/11/2012
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The Big Lie - Who Profits From Irelandís Austerity?

by Gene Kerrigan

Irelandís economic collapse hit with bewildering speed and cut deep into many lives. At a time when we most needed leadership, our politicians let us down, telling us we were all to blame for the recession and that we just needed to suffer a little pain to make everything right again. It was a Big Lie.
This book offers an alternative view to the official cover story of austerity. Itís about the great majority of us who werenít gambling with our future. Itís about whatís being done to us, who is doing it and why. Itís also about who benefits from this and who gets it in the neck. And what we might do about that.
Gene Kerrigan delves deep into the muddy waters of the boom and crash, the chaos in the banks, the intervention by the troika and the erosion of democracy. He looks at how the Dáil and the media became full of mindless free market cheerleaders, how the country became laden down with unregulated bankers, and how the government acquiesced in imposing a destructive programme of austerity on the Irish people.
Meanwhile, the elites in our society wrap the green flag around themselves, calling for sacrifice and patriotism, while they hold on fiercely to every perk and privilege.
Itís time to tell the truth.

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