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Stammer: Regaining My Speech and My Life

The directors of Orpen Press invite you to celebrate the publication of STAMMER: REGAINING MY SPEECH AND MY LIFE by Darren Benham Wednesday, 29 May 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Scoil uí Chonaill GAA Club, 95 Clontarf Road, Dublin 3 RSVP Gráinne Killeen – [email protected] Refreshments will be served & Free parking is available at the […]


Barbara Duff, author of Rekindle the Spark Ever wish that you could wave a magic wand over your marriage? This Christmas, you can do just that, by giving your partner the gift of a lifetime – Rekindle the Spark – ten steps to revitalise your relationship. This little gem contains ten simple steps to help […]

Rekindle the Spark book launch

Rekindle the Spark was launched in Dubray Books Blackrock, on Wednesday November 8th. The event saw many of Barbara’s family, friends and colleagues, who came to celebrate the publication and support the inspiring author. Barbara spoke about how her book came about and outlined the purpose of her ten steps to a revitalised relationship. Clear, concise and […]

648 Billion Sunrises: A geological Miscellany of Ireland review by George Sevastopulo

* Please note, this review (by George Sevastopulo) was sourced from The Irish Naturalists’ Journal. I thoroughly enjoyed this eclectic collection of essays that are focused on the rocks, minerals, fossils and geologists of Ireland. Patrick Roycroft’s book would make a splendid Christmas present for someone with a general interest in the Natural History of […]

Decoding the Statues and Sculptures of Dublin by Neal Doherty

Having lived in Dublin for more than 50 years, I felt that I knew the city well; that was until I retired from my first career and started to work as a Dublin tourist guide. It was then that I discovered how little I actually knew: the origin of street names, the history of buildings […]

Anne McCormack’s book launch

Last night Anne McCormack launched her first book Keeping Your Child Safe on Social Media: Five Easy Steps. The launch was held in Hodges Figgis bookshop, where many family, friends and parents showed their support for safer social media. Previous Next  Anne’s speech reflected her advocacy for positive mental health for young people and safe […]

Launch of ‘The Real Mum’s Guide to (Surviving) Parenthood’

The Real Mum’s Guide to (Surviving) Parenthood by Jen Hogan The Real Mum’s Guide to (Surviving) Parenthood by Jen Hogan, author and mother of seven, was officially launched in Hodges Figgis last week. Many of Jen’s family, friends and followers came to celebrate the publication of her first book. The talented and very amusing Brenda Donohue, […]

A review of 648 Billion Sunrises: A Geological Miscellany of Ireland

Kavanagh, Emmanuel. Proceedings of the Open University Geological Society. Volume 3, 2017. Some readers of this review will have met Dr Patrick Roycroft at the OUGS Ireland Branch visit to the UCD Mineral Collection in November 2016. For those who are less familiar with Patrick, he is a geologist with a PhD from University College […]

Care of Leadership: A Practice for Developing Leadership Effectiveness

I am a human development consultant working with individuals, teams and organisations to realise their dreams and goals. My training programmes and coaching act as catalysts in awakening people’s potential and moving them forward in the direction of their growth. Before setting up my consultancy in 2001 I held quality managerial roles in the pharmaceutical, […]