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  • New North American and UK/European Sales and Distribution for The Liffey Press

    The Liffey Press is delighted to announce that the Casemate Group is now providing sales and distribution of its titles in North America and UK/Europe.
    Trade orders for the US can be sent to Casemate Group, 1950 Lawrence Road, Havertown, PA 19083. Tel: +1 610 853-9131.
    Trade orders for UK/Europe should be directed to Orca Book Services, 160 Eastern Avenue, Milton Park, Abingdon, OX14 4SB. Email: tradeorders@orcabookservices.co.uk. Tel: (0) 1235 465500

  • Author of Dronehenge Invited by Paul Muldoon to Address Irish Studies Group at Princeton

    Anthony Murphy, author of Dronehenge, is addressing an elite crowd of academics and others on November 22 at Princeton University. He will describe the story behind his remarkable discovery of a previously unknown henge near Newgrange and the many theories about its possible use. The book is available now in Ireland and the UK and will be launched in North America in early January.

  • The Boundless and Miraculous Featured on The Irish Times Website

    The story behind Larry Stapleton’s marvellous book on the found poems in the letters of Vincent van Gogh is featured on the Irish Times website at https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/finding-poetry-in-the-letters-of-vincent-van-gogh-1.4090884
    In the article Larry describes how he spent seven years creating the poems from Van Gogh’s letters, a true labour of love. The book also features 87 colour plates by Van Gogh and is an ideal gift book this Christmas.

  • More Publicity for Grandpa the Sniper

    Frank Shouldice and his father, also Frank, appeared on The Marian Finucane Show on RTE Radio 1 on Sunday the 29th for a lively discussion of Grandpa the Sniper. Also this week is a review of Grandpa the Sniper in the RTE Guide, which says that the book is "rigorously researched and affectionate" and "vividly resurrects the experiences of the 2,000 men imprisoned [in Frongoch]"

  • Extract from Grandpa the Sniper Appears in Sunday Business Post

    Chapter 7 from Frank Shouldice's new book, Grandpa the Sniper, was featured in the Sunday Business Post Magazine on November 22. Magazine editor Fiona Ness said: "Shouldice's memoir resonates ... It is a vital opportunity to connect ours and future generations with the people who forged the nation."

  • Laura and Lynn's Story Already in Second Printing

    Thanks to very brisk sales, Jane McKenna's book about the loss of her two daughters and founding the LauraLynn Hospice, Laura and Lynn's Story, is already being reprinted only a few weeks after being launched.

  • Huge Turnout at Launch of Book by Jane McKenna, Founder of LauraLynn Hospice

    A few hundred people packed into the Freemasons' Hall on October 22 to celebrate the publication of Laura and Lynn's Story: Living in the Shadow of Their Smiles by Jane McKenna. The book was launched by Senator David Norris and other speakers included RTE's Ray D'Arcy and Miriam O'Callaghan, who said, 'Out of your sadness, you are making all of us feel hopeful'.

  • New Book on Eurovision Launched by Linda Martin

    Inside the Eurovision Song Contest by Julian Vignoles was launched on April 14 by Linda Martin in Panti Bar in Dublin. Among the guests were Joe Duffy, Shay Healy, Niamh Kavanagh, Marty Whelan, Paddy Cole, Larry Gogan and Alan Hughes. The speakers were introduced by Derek Moony, and Molly Sterling, Ireland’s hope in Eurovision 2015, performed several numbers for the 100+ guests.

  • Irish Times review of Faithless calls it "a fascinating book, fabulously funny..."

    Tony Philpott's provocative new book Faithless was reviewed this week by Joe Jackson in The Irish Times. Joe said that Tony writes "beautifully... and movingly...",  "his knowledge of the subject is remarkable..." and "it is hard to deny what he says...". He also said that the book was "an insult to all theologians"!

  • Controversial Memoir Faithless by Tony Philpott Launched by Ian O'Doherty

    Faithless by Tony Philpott was launched on October 29 at the Irish Writers Centre by Irish Independent columnist Ian O'Doherty. O'Doherty said the book was "warm and funny, and possesses a lot of heart". He also praised Philpott for being "stubborn and belligerent" in his views on religion and called his book "hugely entertaining". For extracts from the book see www.faithlessthebook.com.

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