Top 10 Books for Dads

You know your dad likes to read, but it can be so hard to find the right book. Is he interested in true crime, history, sport -- or maybe he has a particular interest in uisce beatha, our national drink? 


Top 10 Books for Dads

  • 'A Bit Of A Shemozzle’

    'A Bit Of A Shemozzle’

    GAA Quips & Quotes

    By Martin O'Duffy

    Packed with witty one-liners and curious quotes from pundits, players and partisans this book is sure to entertain ...at least until the hang sangwiches are ready!

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    160
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  • The Bloodied Field

    The Bloodied Field

    Croke Park. Sunday 21 November 1920

    By Michael Foley

    An account of the dramatic events at Croke Park following the IRA assassination of British military agents in Dublin, resulting in the shooting dead of fourteen people by the Royal Irish Constabulary. Includes the social/political scene and describing events from the perspective of the Irish and British participants.

    Pages:
    296
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  • A Coward if I Return, A Hero if I Fall

    A Coward if I Return, A Hero if I Fall

    Stories of Irishmen in World War I

    By Neil Richardson

    A collection of veterans’ stories as told by the families, with military records, surviving documents and letters.

    Pages:
    368
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  • Detective

    Detective

    A Life Upholding the Law

    By Tom Connolly

    The inside story of a lifetime spent fighting crime, from local Garda in Kildare to Detective Superintendent, tackling everything from small local crimes to major national and international investigations.

     

    Pages:
    336
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  • Gangland

    Gangland

    The Shocking Exposé of the Criminal Underworld

    By Paul Williams

    Number 1 Bestseller
    Gangland! investigates who is pulling the strings behind the scenes - the families that form the Irish mafia - and examines the way in which their net has spread across Ireland and beyond.

    Pages:
    224
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  • Great Moments in Hurling

    Great Moments in Hurling

    By Sportsfile

    Great Moments in Hurling looks back over the decades of legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the Ireland's most exciting sports. A must for hurling fans wherever they are.

    Pages:
    208
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  • The Joy

    The Joy

    Mountjoy Jail. The shocking, true story of life on the inside

    By Paul Howard

    One man's story of life in The Joy – compulsive, chilling and frank. A no-holds-barred account of a criminal's time in the notorious Dublin prison, as revealed to journalist Paul Howard.

    New introduction by the author.

    Pages:
    200
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  • Lansdowne Road

    Lansdowne Road

    The Stadium; the matches; the greatest days

    Written by Malachy Clerkin and Gerard Siggins

    The Lansdowne Road stadium was at the heart of so much of Irish sport for over a century -- from athletics to rugby and soccer it has seen the hopes of a nation raised and dashed: as well as the esctacy of victory! This lavishly-illustrated history covers it all, right up to the new Aviva stadium.

    Pages:
    352
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  • The Stolen Village

    The Stolen Village

    Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates

    By Des Ekin

    In 1631 Barbary pirates kidnapped the inhabitants of Baltimore, West Cork in a daring night time raid. Only two of them ever returned. Here is the story of their kidnap, sale in the slave markets of Algiers and the political fallout from the attack.

    Pages:
    488
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  • The Whiskeys of Ireland

    The Whiskeys of Ireland

    By Peter Mulryan

    Everything you always wanted to know about Irish Whiskey, the lifeblood of the people! The history, the difference between single malts and blends, the art of distilling and blending, and the explosion of new distilleries - learn how to taste as well as drink the water of life!

    Pages:
    192
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