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The Life and Times of a 'Gotcha'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,230. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: June 1, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Back in the 80s and 90s, when this book is set, a Gotcha was Dublin slang for a security guard. This book is based on actual events but "how much is true and how much actually happened? You wouldn’t believe me if I told you." Amid the boredom of a mind numbing job, sometimes emerged a madness and events which you really could not invent; you really just had to be there.
The Potless Generation
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: April 2, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Potless Generation is where my country and our world is at right now, put where we are by the unscrupulous, ruthless and greedy. I doubt there is any true artist who does not know just what it is like to be potless from time to time, myself included. These poems visit many places, emotions and themes, from the sublime to the ridiculous, with some more sombre stuff thrown in there too.
Diary of a Cornish Fisherman: Newquay, 1962–1967
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 95,480. Language: British English. Published: January 5, 2014 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Life in a Cornish fishing community in 1960s is the subject of this absorbing memoir, told in a style that is warm, engaging, humorous and packed full of incident. A book that will appeal to anyone who has gone to sea or wishes that they had. Generously illustrated, complete with a glossary of nautical and fishing terms, it doesn’t just introduce us to the life of the seafarer; it invites us in.
The Stories Of Molly's Never Ending Adventures: The Magic Through The Glass Door
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,030. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 26, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
The Magic through the Glass Door is the first in the Stories of Molly’s Never Ending Adventures series. Molly is a bubbly happy five-year-old but there is something very different about her: she creates magic wherever she goes and whatever she touches turns into a new adventure. In The Magic through the Glass Door, Molly must defeat the evil dragon, Kiel, who terrorises her land.
Where Did They Get You? a memoir
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 63,040. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: July 3, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A memoir that charts the changing face of Irish society, as witnessed by one who was a member of the diaspora. It is both a travel and occupational memoir. The author's career in nursing spanned five decades and took her to over eight countries. It is also the story of personal triumph, overcoming adversity, drawing on the strength of her upbringing and her convictions in doing so.
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Is It Me? The Joseph Heffernan Story: Last Man Hanged in Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin. Early 20th Century British Injustice in Ireland. A century old Irish murder mystery is re-opened. Joseph Heffernan paid the ultimate price for the murder of Mary Walker in Mullingar, Ireland in 1909. Mary Walker was the innocent victim of a brutal murder. But was Joseph Heffernan also innocent of the crime?
SiarScéal Anthology: Roscommon in Reflection
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 31, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
An anthology of poetry, prose, short stories, photographs that treats us to a picture of Roscommon which resonates with the landscape and varied stories of the place but also slips free of boundaries and borders to speak directly to the human heart. A must read for anybody with connections to Roscommon or even a familiarity with the great warmth of its culture, heritage, landscape, scenery.
Charting Your Life's Roadmap in an Uncertain World: Choose Happiness Daily
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 13, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Nuala Duignan brings together her considerable experience in the field of Life Coaching to provide simple steps any one of us can take, to make our lives richer, more rewarding, more personally fulfilling. She talks about the benefits that Life Coaching offers to all of us: opening our eyes to new perspectives; giving us an outcome focus that will help us to conquer our challenges Today!
I Want to Really Learn about Horses
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 28, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
A must-have book for any horse enthusiast, TJ Gillespie (aka Tom na gCapaillín) shares his unique experience of working with horses in this easy-to-follow volume, with illustrations and diagrams throughout. The subjects covered are written about in an engaging style with plenty of anecdotes, storytelling and history along the way. A commitment to good horsemanship is what this book wants to share.
The Tobacco Fields of Meath
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Price: $5.49 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » History » European
The true story of Irish families at the turn of the twentieth century, striving to make a go of a new crop in order to improve the lives of ordinary people and control the massive problem of unemployment and its consequence - emigration. The story of over 30 years of tobacco growing in Ireland is told here through the private papers of one who was at the heart of the Randlestown experiment.
A Woeful Tale
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 8,900. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: October 20, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Derrick Cranpole discovered poetry during his time at sea, which took him from the Arctic to the Southern Ocean and from the Americas to the Red Sea. Remembering bits of verse helped pass the long watches of the night. Now he brings together a collection of his own poems and illustrations recording his observations of life in a fishing community on the south coast of Ireland.
Charles, the Maiden and the Ogre
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: August 21, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Fiction » Romance » Fantasy
Charles loved books. He loved girls & music & books in that order. He finds happiness for a while working in a bookshop but it doesn't last. He confides to his friend, the writer and philosopher that, "it would be rather nice to live inside a book." Charles' friend promises to do what she can to help him. So begins his odyssey. A book for everyone who believes in Fairy Tales and Happy Endings.
John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
An examination of the life and work of John Toland, scholar and philosopher of international renown. A prolific writer on important political and religious issues of his day, he was the first person to be called a freethinker (by Bishop Berkeley). He is chiefly remembered today for his book Christianity Not Mysterious, which was condemned by British and Irish parliaments and publicly burned.


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