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Eamonn Doyle

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ISBN : 8417975004
Genre : Photography
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An exquisitely produced survey of Eamonn Doyle's searing, strange views of Dublin's streets This volume looks at the recent work and the meteoric rise within the photography world of the Irish photographer Eamonn Doyle (born 1969). An established electronic music producer in his hometown of Dublin, Doyle returned to photography after a 20-year break and produced the Dublin trilogy, a series of instant photobook classics: i (2014), described by Martin Parr as "the best street photo book in a decade," ON (2015) and End. (2016). Doyle's newest body of work, K, is his most mysterious and personal. Titled after the Irish tradition of keening, a vocal lamentation for the dead, the series was born partly out of personal loss, and features spectral figures set against dramatic natural landscapes. Eamonn Doyle features selections from each of the photographer's major recent series, a group of early dark room prints and works from Made in Dublin (2019), a collaborative book project Doyle undertook with writer Kevin Barry.
Category: Photography

Disco Daddy

Author : Morag Prunty
ISBN : 9781447227366
Genre : Fiction
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It's time to hang up your handbag and dance around your glitterball. Ex-model Valerie never imagined that her short marriage to leather-clad wildman Jack Valentine would herald the end of her life. Now she's fed up with being propositioned by playboys and longs for a safe, suburban husband who will look after her. Record producer Sinead has an appetite for 'scruffy pop totty'. She knows that they are never, on paper, an ideal solution, but she's never been able to relinquish her natural desires for a safe, settled, middle-aged man in a suit. Magazine editor Karin is the author of 'Ireland's Most Eligible Bachelor' list so, in theory, she should get first dibs at the pickings. Trouble is, she knows they are lean and include a flicky-haired Australian TV presenter and a business man with a penchant for golf-wear and creative combovers. When all three women are challenged for find a man to marry before they all turn forty in the summer, they realise the time has come to hang up their handbags and cut to the chase...
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Hotel Catering Review

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924095694828
Genre : Caterers and catering
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Historical Dictionary Of Irish Cinema

Author : Roderick Flynn
ISBN : 0810864355
Genre : History
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In 1898, documentary footage of a yacht race was shot by Robert A. Mitchell, making him the first Irishman to shoot a film within Ireland. Despite early exposure to the filmmaking process, Ireland did not develop a regular film industry until the late 1910s when James Mark Sullivan established the Film Company of Ireland. Since that time, Ireland has played host to many famous films about the country_Man of Aran, The Quiet Man, The Crying Game, My Left Foot, and Bloody Sunday_as well as others not about the country_Braveheart and Saving Private Ryan. It has also produced great directors such as Neil Jordan and Jim Sheridan, as well as throngs of exceptional actors and actresses: Colin Farrel, Colm Meaney, Cillian Murphy, Liam Neeson, Maureen O'Hara, and Peter O'Toole. The Historical Dictionary of Irish Cinema provides essential facts on the history of Irish cinema through a list of acronyms and abbreviation; a chronology; an introduction; a bibliography; and hundreds of cross-referenced dictionary entries on the pioneers and current leaders in the industry, the actors, directors, distributors, exhibitors, schools, arts centers, the government bodies and some of the legislation they passed, and the films.
Category: History

The A To Z Of Animation And Cartoons

Author : Nichola Dobson
ISBN : 9780810876231
Genre : Art
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Animation was once a relatively simple matter, using fairly primitive means to produce rather short films of subjects that were generally comedic and often quite childish. However, things have changed, and they continue changing at a maddening pace. One new technique after another has made it easier, faster, and above all cheaper to produce the material, which has taken on an increasing variety of forms. The A to Z of Animation and Cartoons is an introduction to all aspects of animation history and its development as a technology and industry beyond the familiar cartoons from the Disney and Warner Bros. Studios. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, photos, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries on animators, directors, studios, techniques, films, and some of the best-known characters.
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ISBN : UOM:39015036296443
Genre : Art, Modern
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Eamonn Ceannt

Author : Mary Gallagher
ISBN : 9781847176981
Genre : History
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The son of a Head Constable in the Royal Irish Constabulary, by the age of twenty-five, Éamonn Ceannt was married with a young son. He played the uilleann pipes and was passionate about the Irish language. His commitment to a politically independent, Gaelic-speaking Ireland led him from the classrooms of the Gaelic League to the National Council of Sinn Féin and the senior ranks of the Irish Volunteers. He was a member of the Military Council of the Irish Republican Brotherhood, which planned and carried out the Rising of Easter 1916, outright rebellion against the world’s biggest imperial power. During Easter week 1916, he was Commandant of the 4th Battalion of the Irish Volunteers and a signatory to the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. His severely depleted battalion held the strategic South Dublin Union until ordered to surrender. He was executed by firing squad on 8 May 1916. 'an epic new series of books' - RTE Guide on 16Lives
Category: History


Author : Rachael Bell
ISBN : 0394708954
Genre : Ireland
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Bring the world a little closer with these multicultural books. An excellent way for students to appreciate and learn cultural diversity in an exciting hands-on format. Each book explores the history, language, holidays, festivals, customs, legends, foods, creative arts, lifestyles, and games of the title country. A creative alternative to student research reports and a time-saver for teachers since the activities and resource material are contained in one book.
Category: Ireland

Books Ireland

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ISBN : MINN:31951P009610213
Genre : Authors, Irish
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Staging Dublin

Author : Christopher Lowell Berchild
ISBN : UCSD:31822009433095
Genre : Dublin (Ireland)
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Category: Dublin (Ireland)

Michael Collins

Author : Tim Pat Coogan
ISBN : 1570980756
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An early leader of the Irish Republican Army, Collins negotiated and signed the Anglo-Irish Treaty that eventually led to the creation of the Republic of Ireland.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A History Of Irish Theatre 1601 2000

Author : Christopher Morash
ISBN : 0521646820
Genre : History
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Chris Morash's widely-praised account of Irish Theatre traces an often forgotten history leading up to the Irish Literary Revival. He then follows that history to the present by creating a remarkably clear picture of the cultural contexts which produced the playwrights who have been responsible for making Irish theatre's world-wide historical and contemporary reputation. The main chapters are each followed by shorter chapters, focusing on a single night at the theatre. This prize-winning book is an essential, entertaining and highly original guide to the history and performance of Irish theatre.
Category: History

Trade Union Information

Author : Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Research Service
ISBN : UCAL:B4005127
Genre : Labor
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Includes summaries of Labour Court recommendations.
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Author : Ireland. Dept. of Education
ISBN : UCAL:B3013702
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Performance And Identity In Irish Stand Up Comedy

Author : S. Colleary
ISBN : 9781137343901
Genre : Performing Arts
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One of the cultural phenomena to occur in Ireland in the last two decades has been the highly successful growth of stand-up comedy as a popular entertainment genre. This book examines stand-up comedy from the perspective of the narrated self, through the prism of the fabricated comedy persona, including Tommy Tiernan, Dylan Moran and Maeve Higgins.
Category: Performing Arts

Experimental Irish Theatre

Author : Ian R. Walsh
ISBN : 9780230300958
Genre : Drama
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This book examines experimental Irish theatre that ran counter to the naturalistic 'peasant' drama that became synonymous with Irish playwriting. Focusing on four marginalised playwrights who premiered works after the death of W.B. Yeats, it charts an alternative tradition linking the experimentations of the early Irish theatre movement with the innovations of contemporary Irish and international drama. Drawing on archival material never before published this study rediscovers the vibrant and dissenting smaller theatre companies and playwrights of a forgotten era in Irish theatre. In its concentration on the margins and its emphasis on the performative rather than literary affects of the plays, this book offers a fresh alternative telling of the Irish theatrical story, important works are recovered and the breadth of the Irish canon is widened. This book will prove attractive and satisfying to students, theatregoers, and readers of theatre history, performance studies, modernism, and Irish studies.
Category: Drama

The Legendary Lugs Branigan Ireland S Most Famed Garda

Author : Kevin C. Kearns
ISBN : 9780717159376
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Garda and guardian. Protector and punisher. This is ‘Lugs’ Branigan: the man, the legend. The story of ‘Lugs’ Branigan is a tale that is long overdue. It is a story of extraordinary courage and compassion, a story of heroism and altruism, a story of crime, punishment and redemption. The legend of ‘Lugs’’s career as Ireland’s most famous garda (police officer), founded on his physical strength and the manner in which he faced up to the criminal gangs of Dublin over the course of fifty years, is part of Dublin’s folk history. In The Legendary ‘Lugs’ Branigan, bestselling historian Kevin C. Kearns presents a revealing and unvarnished portrait of the man and his life, authenticated by the oral testimony of family members, friends and Garda mates who stood with him through the most harrowing and poignant experiences. Born in the Liberties of Dublin in 1910, Jim Branigan was, by his own admission, a shy, scrawny ‘sissy’ as a lad. Cruelly beaten by bullies in the railway yard where he worked during his teens, he refused to fight back. Yet he went on to become a heavyweight boxing champion and to earn the ‘undisputed reputation as the country's toughest and bravest garda’. Chief Superintendent Edmund Doherty proclaimed him ‘one of those people who become a legend in his own time’. As a garda he refused to carry a baton, relying upon his fists. He took on the vicious ‘animal gangs’ of the 1930s and 40s and in the ‘Battle of Baldoyle’ broke their reign of terror. In the 1950s he quelled the wild ‘rock-and-roll riots’ and tamed the ruffian Teddy boys with their flick-knives. All the while, he was dealing with Dublin's full array of gurriers and criminals. As a devotee of American Western films and books, Branigan emulated the sheriffs by doling out his unique ‘showdown’ brand of summary justice to hooligans and thugs on the street. In the 1960s his riot squad with its Garda ‘posse’ patrolled Dublin's roughest districts in their ‘black Maria’. They contended with the most dangerous rows and riots in the streets, dancehalls and pubs. The cry ‘Lugs is here!’ could instantly scatter a disorderly crowd. Ironically, for all his fame as a tough, fearless garda, he was most beloved for his humanity and compassion. His role as guardian of the battered women of the tenements and as protector and father figure of the city's piteous prostitutes—or ‘pavement hostesses’, as he called them—was unrecorded in the press and hushed up by the Garda brass. Yet, Garda John Collins vouches, ‘Women … oh, he was God to them!’ Upon retirement he entered his ‘old gunfighter’ years; ageing and vulnerable, he became a target for old foes bent on revenge and for ‘young guns’ seeking a quick reputation. A man with a reputation powerful enough to echo through generations of Dubliners, the legendary ‘Lugs’ Branigan finally has a book worthy of his story.
Category: Biography & Autobiography