Waterford Whispers News 2019 is the sixth annual from Ireland's leading online satirical site, featuring the funniest stories of the year. Packed with brilliant satire, sharp wit and insightful social commentary, Waterford Whispers is now a worldwide phenomenon and a must-read in an era when the news has never been more unpredictable.
Bernard O'Shea is a lucky man. He owes his life to his long-suffering wife. She has nicknamed him `The Feckin' Eejit' because of the ongoing crises he puts her and their three children through almost every day. This is a hilarious account of the trials and tribulations of family life, made all the harder when you're married to a `Feckin' Eejit'.
Spun from the author's first-hand experience as an underwater cameraman and filmmaker, from memory, natural history and the culture of Ireland's coastal communities, Stories from the Deep is a profound and lyrical exploration of Ireland's ocean waters, both real and imagined.
Due Out 31/10/2019. `Channelling the spirit of Monty Python, Father Ted and Oscar Wilde, [@BorderIrish] trolls the Brexit process with a tone that is whimsical, sometimes surreal and always pointed.' - Guardian
Due out 17th October 2019. With over forty maps accompanied by quizzes, puzzles and fun facts, The Ordnance Survey Ireland Puzzle Book is a fun way to get your brain working, to learn more about Ireland and to challenge yourself and your friends and family.
`We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.' Bill Bryson sets off to explore the human body, how it functions and its remarkable ability to heal itself.
Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. In this hymn to walking, neuroscientist Shane O'Mara invites us to marvel at the benefits it confers on our bodies and minds. Walking together to achieve a shared purpose is also a social glue that has contributed to our survival as a species.
Taking to heart the message that the poor and middle class work for money, but the rich have money work for them, the author lays out a financial philosophy based on the principle that income-generating assets always provide healthier bottom-line results.