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Writers in Residence: Anne McSweeney

Anne McSweeney, a Cobh-Based Cork writer, has had many of her works published with us and we’re thrilled to work with her on a regular basis. From short stories to local history, Anne puts her own spin on Cobh culture with a distinct voice and famous Corkonian lilt. Here is some of the work we have published for Anne. (more…)

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“The Pivot” by Eddie Hobbs

Finance Guru and star of RTÉs Rip Off Republic, Eddie Hobbs, recently published his new book The Pivot. The fascinating book is now available on www.jackandjill.ie and all proceeds from the sales of this book will go to charity. (more…)

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Recently Published – Dermot Layden

One of our latest authors, Dermot Layden, recently published two books with us. We are happy to announce that these books are now available for free on our website lettertecbooks.ie In Defence of God “This book should be of interest to various categories of people such as: those who are sceptical about the existence of God; those who are doubtful about the validity of practising any religion; those who are lukewarm in the practice of the Catholic faith; and not least those who wish to deepen their knowledge and practice […]

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Reprint: Fr. James Good

Due to popular demand, we are happy to announce that the late Fr James Goods book have been reprinted. You can now purchase copies exclusively on our online bookshop www.lettertecbooks.com 10 Birthdays – A Story of the Turkana Desert “Muirne, an Irish nurse working in the desert, falls in love with a local warrior. She marries him, and brings him home to an Irish island. After some happy years, they drift apart, and eventually she seeks a decree of nullity in their marriage. A strange sequence of events brings them together […]

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Fr. James Good RIP

Everyone at Lettertec Ireland Ltd / Selfpublishbooks was sad to hear of the passing of Fr James Good at the age of 94 after a short illness. (more…)

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Book Launch: “No Name” by The Scattered Scribblers

This week, we have a very exciting book launch to tell you about. No Name is a collection of poetry compiled by The Scattered Scribblers, a writing group from Charleville, Co. Cork The book is comprised of poems by Donal O’Flynn, Sr. Bernadette Knopek, Fiona Fitzpatrick, David Gormley and Máire Kelly. They sales of this books will go to raise funds for Focus Ireland, a very worthy cause that assists the homeless. All Profits from the book will be given in aid of Focus Ireland Launch details The Charity book […]

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“Irish Women Speak” by Alison Wickham

Irish History is vast and rich, and none know that better than the people of rural Ireland. They carry stories of the past with them like old friends. Alison Wickham’s book, ‘Irish Women Speak’, is no exception. It is a fascinating account about the lives of women from the town and hinterlands of Clonakilty. The 240-page collection spans decades of tales on career, family and heritage from more than 36 women, aged 35 to 95. About the book The collection of stories highlights the everyday lives of these women in […]

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“The Rediscovery of UC-42” by Philip Johnston

Philip Johnston recently published “The Rediscovery of UC-42” , which launches this Thursday, November 30th in Cork City Library on Grand Parade, Cork City. We asked Philip about his love of diving and the sea, history and the launch. The Start  “I learned to dive in 1993 and since then I have learned a lot about diving,” he says. “Over the years I did some diving exams and in 2011 I became a First Class Diver with the BSAC the British Sub Aqua Club this is the highest award in […]

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