Adult Fiction, Book reviews and recommendations

The Glorious Guinness Girls

Author: Emily Hourican Genre: Adult Fiction Review by: Emma, Leixlip Library ★★★ Synopsis: Three sisters, one shared destiny. From London to Ireland during the 1920s, here is a glorious, gripping, and richly textured story that takes us to the heart of the remarkable real-life story of the Guinness Girls -- for fans of Downton Abbey and Julian Fellowes'… Continue reading The Glorious Guinness Girls

Adult Non-fiction, Book reviews and recommendations, Uncategorized

Bold, Brilliant and Bad

Author: Marian Broderick Genre: Adult Non-Fiction Reviewed by: Orla Irish women are known to be formidable and this book confirms it. This book is a riveting account of women who were brave enough to pave the way for others. The timeline spans from the earliest of records of Irish women to the present day. Often… Continue reading Bold, Brilliant and Bad