Irish History for the Inquisitive – Part 2

This is yet another opportunity for me to introduce you to more of Ireland’s stalwarts whose accomplishments were truly breath-taking including the stories of yet another daring aviatrix and even a double agent.

A Personal Study of Ireland’s Pioneers

It is my chief endeavour to share the real stories of unsung heroes and heroines of this country. Become James Connolly or Louie Bennett as you read their stories and come to your own conclusions. You decide – and don’t let others decide for you.

Golfers in a camper

Golfers in a camper

Get a flavour of the places we have been and the wonderful, quirky, funny and engaging people we have met on our golfing adventure in our two- berth campervan throughout Ireland.

Irish History for the Inquisitive – Part 1

Irish History for the Inquisitive

Includes thirteen stories from Ireland’s history covering a broad range of events and personalities including: St Patrick – the Great Flu – JM Synge – the stolen village of Baltimore – German spies in Ireland – the theft of the Irish Crown Jewels – the Fremantle Mission and more.

More of that anon: The Memoirs of Aideen Gore-Booth

More of that anon

Aideen Gore-Booth’s words are those of a gentle and caring woman displaying a simple and naïve style of writing. This memoir depicts difficulties keeping a big house like Lissadell open whilst still taking pride in what she considered was the right and proper thing to do.

Scouting in Killyleagh

Scouting in Killyleagh

Clive was involved with scouting for many years in county Down, and particularly with Killyleagh Parish Scout Group. In this book he documents the adventures he and his former scouts, now grown men with their own families, got up to in days past.

William Craig: His Life in Politics

William Craig

William Craig was immersed in Northern Ireland politics during the Province’s most traumatic and critical times. Little is know of his private life so this work concentrates on what made him tick in the public arena.

Six Famous Sons of Killyleagh

Six Famous Sons of Killyleagh

In his fifth book Clive looked closer to home for inspiration and wrote about some key historical figures and sportsmen who started life in Killyleagh: Sir Hans Sloane, Henry Blackwood, Henry Cooke, Edward Hincks, Terry Cochrane, David Healy

In the Headlines: The Story of the Belfast Europa Hotel

In the Headlines: The Story of the Belfast Europa Hotel

In the Headlines looks at the history of the familiar Belfast landmark and its changing fortunes over the years. Packed with contemporary colour and archive black and white photographs the book also features many interviews and memories of past members of staff, journalists and celebrity visitors.

Eight Fearless Irishmen

Eight Fearless Irishmen

Featuring short biographies of eight fearless and inspiring Irishmen, some of whom you will know well, others less so yet still deserving of attention: Michael Collins, Kevin O’Higgins, Douglas Hyde, Hugh Lane, Michael O’Rahilly, Thomas MacDonagh, Erskine Childers, Paul Cullen