Ireland’s Forgotten Past – Contents

Ireland’s Forgotten Past – Contents

Introduction – It Starts with a Bear Of Tetrapods and Volcanic Rings The Bear from Clare Neolithic Stargazers The Beaker Folk Bog Toghers Roman Hibernia Pagan Christianity – The Holy Wells of Ireland The Kingdom of Ossory The Uí Dúnlainge Kings of Leinster...
The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Contents

The Landed Gentry & Aristocracy of County Wicklow – Contents

Turtle’s second book brought his readers on a journey into the past, tracking nine of Co. Wicklow’s prominent landowning families as far back as he can possibly go … and then bringing them right up to date. Thus the Brabazon family, Earls of Meath, begin...
Sporting Legends of Ireland (Contents)

Sporting Legends of Ireland (Contents)

Turtle’s book,’Sporting Legends of Ireland’, with photographer James Fennell, was nominated for the William Hill Irish Sports Book of the Year Award in 2010. It features portrait interviews with 44 of Ireland’s leading sportsmen and women,...
Dublin Docklands – An Urban Voyage (Contents)

Dublin Docklands – An Urban Voyage (Contents)

Turtle’s comprehensive history of Dublin’s inner city docklands (the Custom House Quays, the North Wall, East Wall, Westland Row & the South Quays, the Grand Canal Docks, South Lotts, Poolbeg and Ringsend), frequently updated. Become a member of...
The Glorious Madness – Reviews

The Glorious Madness – Reviews

  An absolutely brilliant book. A fantastic production – it really does bring the past to life and captures the totality of the Irish experience. Patrick Geoghegan, Talking History, Newstalk, 15 February 2015 A most magnificent book and beautifully done. A superb...