From the archives of the National Library these love letters have been 'forgotten to history'. They tell the emotional build up over a period of a year of Joseph Plunkett and his love for Grace Gifford. The woman he married three hour before his execution on 4th May 1916. 27 Love letters, photos of originals, transcribed to text.
80. Pages. 10 photos & illustrations. Price. Euro 15.
Author. Gabriel Murray.
A series if twenty four short stories. With titles like A Cautionary Tale for Hypochondriacs, Duck with the Doctor & Sweetmeat. Various characters act our dramas that explore the rational and the far side of the absurd.
149. Pages. Price. Euro 10
Author; Jim Murray.
There is something for everyone in this collection of short stories, from true events to complete fantasy, with views of the future and
ancient history. Some stories are very serious, inspired by recent events around the world, while others are hilarious and ridiculous.
No Room at the Inn; is a modern day retelling of the nativity story
and the birth of Jesus; a story with biblical and political significance.
Metal; concerns a lost ring and the anniversary for an elderly couple, creating a comedy of errors.
Lost in Translation; is about a Spanish au-pair, a cat and a cream cake.
George Clooney is coming to Kilkenny; involves the excitement of his arrival , with some women of that city and their speedy makeovers, with their hilarious attempt’s to present themselves to him.
America; is a true story of some events of honeymooners in the USA, and the author’s impressions of that country.
The Bulb; is about the frustrations of changing a light bulb.
Confinement; concerns an innocent woman in jail, making the best of her time.
One Blade of Grass; is an extract from Kersty’s historical novel, set in Britain in the 1st century AD. Some of the environmental and
political issues in this story apply today, as they did then.
Crossed Wires; is about the communication problems of an
ex-couple, trying to remain friends.
Water! Water! ; is a true story of a flood in the kitchen and the plumber’s attempt to stop it.
These are just some of the stories, that will entertain, challenge and inspire you.