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Gypsy Empire
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26/9/2013
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Gypsy Empire

by Eamon Dillon

Irish Travellers have never enjoyed a higher profile, at home and abroad, for good reasons and bad. On the one hand are the positive stories like the success of boxers such as John Joe Nevin and Tyson Fury, the popularity of Big Fat Gypsy Wedding and Paddy Dohertyís victory on Celebrity Big Brother. On the other are controversial news stories such as the Dale Farm stand-off and the recent convictions for slavery.

Gypsy Empire delves into the heart of Traveller life, focusing on three aspects that have coloured perceptions of Travellers among the wider community: family feuds, bare-knuckle fights and trading. Many Irish Travellers are driven by the need to prove their status among their own, a powerful instinct epitomised by those who engage in brutal bare-knuckle fights. These bouts are fuelled by family feuds which sometimes erupt in vicious acts of violence. We meet many colourful characters, among them some of the worldís most prolific and gifted criminals, their self-reliance providing an edge over other crime gangs.

This is a golden era for the Traveller clans which are expanding and growing like never before. Gypsy Empire takes the reader inside the hidden world of Irish Travellers.

Headstone
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11/4/2013
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Headstone

by Ken Bruen

Some people help the less fortunate. Others kill them.

Evil has many guises. Jack Taylor has encountered most of them but nothing before has ever truly terrified him until a group called Headstone rears its ugly head. An elderly priest is viciously beaten until nearly dead. A special needs boy is brutally attacked. A series of seemingly random, insane, violent events even has the Guards shaken.

Most would see a headstone as a marker of the dead, but this coterie of evil intends to act as a death knell to every aspect of Jack's life as an act of appalling violence alerts him to the horror enveloping Galway.

Accepting the power of Headstone, Jack realizes that in order to fight back he must relinquish the remaining shreds of what has made him human - knowledge that may have come too late to prevent an act of such ferocious evil that the whole country would be changed forever - and in the worst way.

With awful clarity, Jack knows that not only might he be powerless to stop it but that he may not have the grit needed to even face it.

Heffo - A Brilliant Mind: A Biography of Kevin Heffernan
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26/9/2013
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Heffo - A Brilliant Mind: A Biography of Kevin Heffernan

by Liam Hayes

Kevin Heffernan was a giant amongst GAA men.

A giant with a brilliant mind. An unforgiving giant. A giant who repeatedly warned everybody that he would not let his own mother get in the way of him winning one more game of football.

Heffo was deeply admired and absolutely feared like no other. And like no other manager in the history of the GAA, his strength of mind and brutal toughness as a leader raised an army that was called his own Ė Heffoís Army.

His fierce desire to win, and the forcefulness he displayed in the privacy of the Dublin dressing-room was often shocking. Nobody was spared. Everybody knew that Heffo took no prisoners. No cowards, no weaklings, no deserters.

Heffo: A Brilliant Mind tells the Kevin Heffernan story for the first time. Itís the story of a boy with the biggest dreams, and a man who lived with triumphs and the greatest regrets. Itís the story of a club, and how Heffo and St Vincentís GAA club revolutionized the game of Gaelic football and changed the face of Dublin football forever.

Itís the story, too, of a great war. Heffo: A Brilliant Mind dramatically re-enacts the battles that Kevin Heffernan fought over four decades as a footballer and a manager in a long and punishing war with Kerry. A war waged by one man with the courage and fearlessnes of a true giant.

Heffo - A Brilliant Mind: A Biography of Kevin Heffernan
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5/6/2014
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Heffo - A Brilliant Mind: A Biography of Kevin Heffernan

by Liam Hayes

Kevin Heffernan was a giant amongst GAA men.

A giant with a brilliant mind who repeatedly warned everybody that he would not let his own mother get in the way of him winning one more game of football.

Heffo was deeply admired and absolutely feared like no other. And like no other manager in the history of the GAA, his strength of mind and brutal toughness as a leader raised an army that was called his own Ė Heffoís Army.

Heffo: A Brilliant Mind tells the Kevin Heffernan story for the first time. Itís the story of a boy with the biggest dreams, and a man who lived with triumphs and the greatest regrets. Itís the story of a club, and how Heffo and St Vincentís GAA club revolutionized the game of Gaelic football and changed the face of Dublin football forever.

Itís the story, too, of a great war. Heffo: A Brilliant Mind dramatically re-enacts the battles that Kevin Heffernan fought over four decades as a footballer and a manager in a long and punishing war with Kerry. A war waged by one man with the courage and fearlessness of a true giant.

I Never Fancied Him Anyway
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5/5/2008
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I Never Fancied Him Anyway

by Claudia Carroll

Cassandra never set out to be a psychic, least of all a famous one, with her very own magazine column, plus a glamorous TV slot thrown in for good measure. Let's face it, it's not exactly the usual career choice a girl might make, now is it? But whether she likes it or not, ever since Cassandra was a little girl she's been able to see into the future.

While she can make predictions with 100 per cent accuracy for everyone around her, her psychic gift floats right out the window whenever there's a D.S.M. (decent single man) around that she actually fancies herself especially when that D.S.M happens to be her hot, new TV producer boss.

It seems even being able to foretell the future can't protect Cassandra from what destiny has in store. and sometimes fate won't let you look before you love...

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