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  • Title: AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: .. Search for:.. Home.. Biography and memoir.. Dublin.. Fiction and poetry.. Food and wine.. Health and living.. History.. Politics and society.. Contact us.. A.. Farmar Book Publishers.. Farmar publish mainly non-fiction books of Irish interest.. We have very high editorial, design and production standards, for which we have a well-established reputation.. All the books listed here can be ordered directly from us, at a special discount—just click on 'Buy'.. Shipping is free to customers located in Ireland! For more frequent updates, follow us on.. Facebook.. or.. Twitter.. Recently Published.. Shopping Cart.. Your shopping cart is empty.. Visit the shop.. A Question of Identity: The great Trinity and UCD merger plan of the 1960s.. Paddy O'Flynn.. In the 1960s Trinity College Dublin represented for some the last bastion of British rule in the Republic.. For others it was a vital protection against a domineering Church and an illiberal political culture.. In 1967 the young Minister for Education, Donogh O’Malley, astonished the academic and political worlds by announcing the government’s intention to merge the two.. This fascinating study shows how social change has been debated in Ireland and how local loyalties, conservatism and personal antagonisms, with a little plotting on the side, can derail attempts to effect institutional change.. Quantity.. Bookshop Price:.. €30.. 00.. Our Price:.. €25.. You save:.. 5.. Shipping:.. 0.. Updating cart.. Sale.. The Dublin Pubspotter’s Guide.. Mac Moloney.. Over the past ten years author Mac Moloney has visited over  ...   Dublin of the quiet streets, the second-storey cafés, the little places tucked away in unlabelled cul-de-sacs and only advertised through word of mouth.. Find the cheapest pint in Dublin, where to shop without a gold card, personally inspected accommodation, and how to enjoy the city for free.. €9.. 99.. €7.. 2.. Irish Pregnancy Book.. Peter Boylan.. 'The birth bible for mothers in Ireland'—.. The Sunday Times.. 'Incredibly practical — answers all your questions, and very well put together'—.. RTE 2FM.. Now in its fourth bestselling edition! The first and essential guide to having a baby in Ireland, by one of Ireland's best-known obstetricians.. Based on his 30 years of experience in helping mothers in his clinics, Dr Peter Boylan explains clearly what happens in pregnancy, how mother and baby's health develops and what to expect in labour and delivery.. €16.. €13.. 3.. Feed Your Child Well.. Therese Dunne, Phyllis Farrell, Valerie Kelly.. 'Full of handy tips.. simple, clear and easy to follow.. '—.. Irish Daily Star.. New edition includes a chapter on preventing obesity.. This commonsense, practical guide cuts through the maze of misleading information which bombards today's parents.. Informed by the authors’ years of experience as pediatric dieticians in a major Dublin children’s hospital, it provides reliable, practical and unbiased advice on everything from the basics of nutrition to shopping wisely, from dealing with food refusal to fads, allergies and anaemia.. Absolutely a must-have for parents in Ireland.. €17..

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  • Title: Biography and Memoir | AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: Biography and Memoir.. A Voyage Round My Life.. Henry Boylan.. From a Drogheda seafaring family, Henry Boylan joined the Civil Service, and became Manager of the fledgling Radio Éireann.. As Director of Gaeltacht Services, he helped to build up a thriving seaweed and tweed industry in the West and travelled the world selling Donegal tweed in the days when one went by boat and dressed for dinner.. He and his colleagues were the victims of an extraordinary vendetta by a senior TD, alleging fraud and corruption, but were completely vindicated.. €8.. 1.. Updating cart.. All in the Blood.. Geraldine Plunkett Dillon, Honor Ó Brolcháin (editor).. The Plunketts were one of the most respected families in Catholic Ireland, before and after Independence.. They had made their money from building-they built large swathes of Pembroke and Rathmines, and they owned half of the prosperous suburbs of Donnybrook-and they gained their respect from their activities on behalf of the new State.. Joseph Plunkett, the author s brother was executed after 1916, and the author herself suffered during her involvement in the years before 1922.. Bright, Brilliant Days.. Andrew Whittaker (editor).. A glittering array of writers celebrate (or dissect) the work and career of the great editor who transformed.. The Irish Times.. With contributions from Maeve Binchy, Kevin Myers, John Bowman, and many more.. 4.. Gaps of Brightness.. Patricia Boylan.. From her idyllic childhood in Coalisland and Dungannon as one of a family of twelve, to training as a nurse in Leeds, to the Abbey School of Acting in the days of Yeats and Lennox Robinson, to the studios of Radio Éireann, Patricia Boylan has led a quietly extraordinary life.. Now in her nineties, Patricia Boylan relates the story of her childhood, youth and middle age with wit, spirit and a boundless love of life.. €12.. I Used To Be Irish.. Angeline Kearns Blain.. With earthy candour, Angeline Kearns Blain fearlessly explores the challenges of a new land.. Her journey in search of the mythical American dream is told with humour and honesty, as she discovers both America and herself.. —Dr Lisa McClain, Associate Professor of History and Director of Gender Studies, Boise State University.. Over two million Irish women have gone to the US in search of liberty and happiness.. In this sharply observed memoir Angeline Kearns Blain movingly evokes  ...   peace in the turmoil of schizophrenia.. Terence Millin.. Barry O Donnell.. Terence Millin made a crucial, priceless contribution to modern urology with a brilliant operation that saved thousands of lives and reigned supreme from 1945 to 1970.. Sadly, his later days ended in personal tragedy and poverty.. Back on the Menu.. Conrad Gallagher.. Celebrity chef Conrad Gallagher was Celtic Tiger Ireland personified: starry-eyed and bursting with energy and talent.. He cooked for rock stars and presidents in the toughest kitchens in the world—but when his restless ambition pushed him too far in expanding his business, he found himself battling false charges of theft, spending time among drug barons and hitmen in a New York prison.. Through sheer resilience and determination, he clawed his way back again.. €14.. €11.. Two in a Million.. Ben Murnane.. At the age of nine, Ben Murnane was diagnosed with Fanconi anaemia, a rare genetic blood disease whose sufferers have an average life expectancy of twenty-two years.. is his account of living with Fanconi anaemia, and the difficult and painful bone marrow transplant he went through at sixteen that would allow him to live a normal life.. Told with humour and honesty, this is a remarkable story.. The Widest Circle : Remembering Michael Sweetman.. Barbara Sweetman Fitzgerald (editor).. Before his life was tragically cut short by a plane crash on 18 June 1972, Michael Sweetman was one of a talented generation of young Fine Gael activists associated with the Just Society approach that later inspired many of the radical changes of the 1980s; he was also a devoted husband and father.. This book presents as far as possible the whole man: his ideas, his contribution, his life.. Parley-Poet and Chanter A Life of Pecker Dunne.. Padraic (Pecker) Dunne.. Back in print by popular demand!.. Born in a horse-drawn wagon in Castlebar, Co.. Mayo, Pecker Dunne has spent much of his life travelling the length and breadth of the country.. In this vivid account of his life he recalls his travels in Australia, playing for huge audiences in New York, working with The Dubliners and with Richard Harris on the film Trojan Eddie.. His moving description of his battle with alcoholism, the hardships of life on the road, and the prejudices and racism endured by Travellers give a special poignancy to his life story.. Updating..

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  • Title: Dublin | AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: Dublin Dissent.. Steven Smyrl.. Sects and the City.. A history of dissent, throwing light on the contribution of dissenting Protestants to the social, political and cultural life of Dublin but it is also an extraordinary reconstruction of the evolution of the city, building by building, street by street.. The book is incredibly rich in detail about some practices now long forgotten.. it is also a study of some extraordinary individuals.. €40.. €35.. Buy this the second you get off the plane.. will  ...   a fortune in the process.. Surgeons Halls.. Clive Lee (editor).. An important and lovely book —.. tells the story of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland s premises on St Stephen s Green, built by the College in 1810.. A series of essays introduces the political and architectural backgrounds to the building and explores in detail the various options considered by the architects.. Profusely illustrated with architectural drawings and photographs, the book forms an indispensable introduction to this iconic Dublin building..

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  • Title: Fiction and poetry | AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: Forgotten Light.. Louise C.. Callaghan.. A truly lovely, beautifully made book! —Macdara Woods.. A luminous and surprising collection —Niall MacMonagle.. The key to defining who we are is memory.. This anthology draws together many aspects of memory in a moving and evocative collection sensitively selected by Louise Callaghan.. Contributions include modern Irish poets such as Peter Fallon and Seamus Heaney but also reach back in time to Shakespeare, Keats and Walt Whitman.. Published in aid of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.. Friday the Thirteenth and other stories.. Peter McKimm.. These stories span continents and centuries, giving you:.. * a ship s crew imprisoned in the torrid heat of the Indian Ocean.. * action on the battlefields of Afghanistan and Vietnam.. * an airless church in the South of France.. * 13th-century Paris where the last Master of the Knights Templar was burnt at the stake by the venomous French king.. These highly absorbing stories are page-turners, laced with terror, pathos, mystery, farce, kindness and humour.. Feather Silence.. Poems by Ben Murnane, author of.. What I especially like and admire about my friend Ben’s poems is the way in which—with neither self-pity nor self-dramatisation—they allow the life of a  ...   or, One Gentleman from Verona.. Ronan Sheehan (editor).. Over two thousand years after his death, Gaius Valerius Catullus remains one of the most popular poets ever to come from Rome.. His poems of love, hate, and everything in between have survived the rise and fall of civilisations and still retain their power to move the heart and shock the sensibilities.. The Irish Catullus.. includes translations by many Irish authors, including Michael Hartnett, Frank McGuinness, Sarah Rees Brennan and others.. Remembering Seapoint.. Memories of three boys who played at Seapoint, forging friendships that would last a lifetime.. The Young Are Desperate.. Brendan Kennelly.. this book couples two boisterous, beautiful novels told with great compassion Kennelly reveals the monsters and heroes in all of us.. Irish Times.. The young, for all their glory, are desperate, like the Florentines in plague-time.. In The Crooked Cross, a village is struck by a drought that is as much spiritual as physical; in The Florentines, a young man leaves Ireland to find joy in an English university.. In these two vivid novels, originally published in the 1960s, renowned poet Brendan Kennelly celebrates the energy of youth and laments the tragedy of that energy being stifled..

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  • Title: Food and wine | AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: Eat with Joy.. Ann O Dowd Fogarty.. Living on a wheat-free, gluten-free diet can be difficult the challenge is to eat well while avoiding numerous everyday ingredients.. This practical, thorough book provides a wealth of down-to-earth advice together with delicious wheat/gluten-free recipes for everything from soup to Christmas cake, including bread, scones and pastry.. All recipes have been rigorously tested and over 50% of them are dairy-free.. Short listed for the.. International Gourmand Award.. for Health and Nutrition cookbooks in the English language.. Irish Oyster Cuisine.. Máirín Uí Chomáin.. A celebration of the Irish pearl of the  ...   also exciting additions to any menu—try oyster and Guinness beef pie, roasted oysters with fennel or the irresistible oysters with black pudding and apple.. Matching Food and Wine.. Sandy O Byrne.. opened my eyes and inspired my imagination.. —.. Evening Herald.. Well known food and wine writer Sandy O Byrne takes us far beyond the simple rule of red with meat, white with fish.. Starting with those perfect matches of wine and food found throughout Europe she explains why these meals work so well.. And then she illustrates the theory with a series of perfectly delicious recipes.. €5..

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  • Title: Health and living | AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: Children s Last Days.. Anna Farmar.. A moving and detailed study of the experience of children with terminal cancer, and how they and their parents coped.. This book speaks eloquently for the hundreds of brave children who suffer and die of cancer.. —Professor Anthony Clare.. €4.. 50.. 49.. The birth bible for mothers in Ireland —.. Incredibly practical — answers all your questions, and very well put together —.. Now in its fourth bestselling edition! The first and essential guide to having a baby in Ireland, by one of Ireland s best-known obstetricians.. Based on his 30 years of experience in helping mothers in his clinics, Dr Peter Boylan  ...   today s parents.. On Gardening.. Helen Dillon.. A new, completely revised and updated edition of Helen Dillon s classic.. , a collection of columns first published in the.. Sunday Tribune.. Living With a Hearing Loss.. Kenneth Edwards.. Kenneth Edwards shares his experience of hearing loss, with a wealth of practical hints and tips from how to choose a hearing aid to selecting the best place to sit in a restaurant, from coping at a party to finding a suitable alarm clock.. Above all his positive approach to accepting and adapting to this disability shows how people living with hearing loss can continue to lead a full and satisfying life..

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  • Title: History | AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: A Star Reborn.. Frank Corr.. This book tells the story of 150 years of the Great Southern Hotel Killarney in the context of the unfolding history of the town and its environs.. Believing in Action.. Tony Farmar.. Tony Farmar s definitive history of the Irish aid agency.. Starting in the heady 1960s and the horrors of the Nigerian Civil War,.. combines Irish social history with a compassionate view of the often heartbreaking problems the agency has attempted to deal with.. As exciting as a thriller, this exploration sweeps the reader from Latin America to Ethiopia, from Cambodia to Sudan, while not forgetting the day-today problems of raising money and looking after hundreds of volunteers.. Centenary History of the Literary and Historical Society 1855-1955.. James Meenan (editor).. A new edition of the history of the first hundred years of University College Dublin s famous debating society.. Many of those who were to shape the state in later years are here recorded as expressing their hopes and ambitions.. It was in the L H that the voices of James Joyce and Brian O Nolan ( Myles ) were first heard, together with guest speakers as wide ranging as Patrick Pears and Provost Mahaffy.. Includes a new essay on James Meenan by Charles Lysaght.. From Sanatorium to Hospital.. T.. M.. Healy.. Peamount Sanatorium, founded by the redoubtable Lady Aberdeen in 1912, has looked after thousands of patients suffering from tuberculosis.. Tim Healy was a doctor in the sanatorium and has written a fascinating social history.. 75.. Healing Amid the Ruins.. The full story of the extraordinary Irish Red Cross hospital erected in the rubble of the old Normandy town of St Lô in 1945, whose most famous staff member was Samuel Beckett.. The hospital was such a success that the eventual departure of the Irish team gave rise to a political scandal, with bitter recriminations against local doctors who campaigned to remove them.. A Haven in Rathgar.. For more than thirty years, St Luke s Hospital in the leafy Dublin suburb of Rathgar has been caring for cancer victims from all over Ireland.. Hundreds of thousands of patients and their families have experienced the special care that  ...   over the years —.. Bulletin of the History of Medicine.. An illustrated social history exploring the changing ways in which the Irish have thought about medicine—as patients, carers and doctors.. Teachers Union.. John Logan (editor).. As the needs of all the children for technical education grew during the 20th century, the Teachers Union of Ireland and its members changed and grew as well.. This serious and enlightening study shows how the modern union and the demands of the modern technical syllabus evolved together.. The French School, Bray, Remembered.. Jennifer Flegg.. For over 100 years, the French School in Bray, Co.. Wicklow educated Protestant girls from all over Ireland.. Now, Jennifer Flegg s original research has uncovered the story of Héloîse de Mailly, the French aristocrat who founded the school in 1864.. The history of this unique institution is traced from its foundation to its closure in 1966, drawing on the lively memoirs and reminiscences of former pupils and staff.. The Literary and Historical Society 1955-2005.. Frank Callanan (editor).. Seventy contributors capture the passion and humour, ambition and loathing of the last fifty years at UCD s premier society, the L H, where speakers struggled to understand an Ireland in profound transition, from the nationalist complacency of de Valera s 1950s to the smug liberal consensus of the Celtic Tiger.. Privileged Lives.. Enter the comfortable world of five generations of Ireland s middle classes: from the 1880s, when ladies could not go out at night without a chaperone; to 1907 when the Ascendancy set the social tone; to the 1930s when the cocktail party was the latest thing; to the fondue-set style of the 1960s; the 1980s and the beginning of the boom.. Using contemporary documents, publications and photographs, Tony Farmar builds a vivid and entertaining picture of how the middle class lived, exploring the deep divisions created by gender, class and religion.. Waterford Memories: 150 Years with the Munster Express.. Kieran Walsh (editor).. The.. Munster Express.. has been recording the life and times of Waterford and the surrounding area for 150 years.. In this fascinating book the current editor of the newspaper shows us the living detail of Waterford during that time.. Paddy O Flynn..

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  • Title: Politics and society | AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: Canting with Cauley.. William Cauley.. Cant or Gammon—sometimes called Shelta—is one of the secret languages of Ireland, tracing its history deep into the past.. Now recognised as an endangered minority language, its vocabulary forms a rich amalgam of linguistic influences and includes elements as varied as Irish, English, Italian, the languages of the fairground and the circus, Romany and cockney.. This invaluable introduction to the language is the first book to situate Cant/Gammon within the context of everyday life and on an equal footing with the two languages which have traditionally been dominant in Irish life—Irish and English.. Fascinating to linguists and lovers of Irish life, the book also demonstrates what Irish Travellers have known for centuries—that it is not just in recent times that Ireland has become a multi-cultural country.. €6.. Ideas At Work.. Essays in honour of Geoffrey MacKechnie.. Tony Farmar, Frank Litton (editor), Frank Scott-Lennon (editor).. Effective management depends on understanding how organisations work.. Geoffrey MacKechnie spent his academic life in Trinity College, Dublin studying and teaching organisations, stimulating a whole generation of Irish managers in the process.. These essays published in his honour examine key issues in strategy, structure and culture to illuminate the problems faced by all managers in the 21st century.. Keeping Children Safe.. Harry Ferguson,  ...   or Gammon.. Parley with Me.. introduces Parley to a wider audience, listing over 400 words, with their English and Gaeilge equivalents.. In the multicultural Ireland of today, this compendium is an invaluable resource for intercultural courses at all levels.. The Stranger in Ourselves.. ,.. David O Donnell, Colm Power.. A collection of essays by and about the perennial other in Irish society—the Travellers and the Roma.. Empty Promises.. Niall Crowley.. In this book the first chief executive of the Equality Authority tells the story of the conflict that raged throughout its short existence, as hostile media pundits and vested interests went on the attack.. Included too are accounts of the experiences of those helped by the Authority to challenge discrimination, and a programme of renewal for a new, more equal Ireland.. Power, Dissent and Democracy.. Deiric Ó Broin and Peadar Kirby (editors).. Ireland is a deeply divided society at a point of transition.. There is a sense of malaise at the direction taken over the past decades: some look to civil society to develop a new social project, to lay the foundations of greater justice, equality and sustainability.. This timely book assembles key experts on Irish civil society who provide a challenging analysis of the state of civil society in contemporary Ireland..

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  • Title: » Contact Us AAFarmar
    Descriptive info: Contact Us.. is Editorial Director.. She is the author of Children s Last Days and editor of Traveller, Nan Joyce s autobiography.. is Production Director.. His latest book is Privileged Lives: A social history of middle-class Ireland, 1882–1989.. He has recently been President of Clé, the Irish Book Publishers Association.. A A Farmar.. 78 Ranelagh Village.. Dublin 6.. Ireland.. Telephone Number:..  ...   contact:.. Brookside Publishing Services.. 2 Brookside.. Dundrum Road.. Dublin 14.. Tel:.. +353 1 298 9937.. Email:.. sales@brookside.. For book trade distribution in Ireland contact:.. Gill Macmillan.. Hume Avenue.. Park West.. Dublin 12.. (00 353 1) 500 9500.. Web:.. www.. gillmacmillan.. For book trade distribution in Britain contact:.. Central Books.. 99 Wallis Road.. London E9 5LN.. (0044) 208 525 8800.. orders@centralbooks.. com..

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  • Title: A Question of Identity: The great Trinity and UCD merger plan of the 1960s | AAFarmar
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  • Title: The Dublin Pubspotter’s Guide | AAFarmar
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