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Macbeit

Macbeit

The Tragedy of Macbeth was first performed on stage in 1611. It has been studied and enjoyed by audiences and readers ever since. S. Labrás Ua Súilleabáin took on the task of translating the text from old English to Gaeilge and finished it in 1925. Litriocht, with the help of his family, decided to reprint this book so that it could be read by a new generation of people. Anyone who wishes to buy the book, should visit www.litriocht.com Notes from Litriocht. The 1926 translation of Macbeit is a gift […]

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Two of our books nominated for an award.

We are selfpublishbooks are very proud of the cookbooks that we print and bind. Our Ota-bind technique results in the book being able to to opened flat out, very useful for when the people are using the books and following the recipes or guides. We can also hardback the book. Therefore we were delighted when we received the next that not just one, but two books that we printed are up for Gourmand World Cookbook Award. The award promotes cookbooks throughout the world. The two books are; A Modern Irish […]

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The Project Syndrome – Edmund Buckley

The Death of a Socialite explores the subconscious concerns of the protagonist Gareth Rafter as he feels helplessly propelled into the new millennia by an overwhelmingly corrupt society that he would rather not be part of. Gareth’s artistic ability seems to set him apart from his family and friends but his social circumstances and the emotional pit he has been digging for himself since he was a child seems too deep a plot for his escape into the riches and success that he obviously desires and so rightfully deserves. As […]

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The Woman’s Totem – Moira O'Reilly

The Woman’s Totem was conceived in 2006 when she listened to a Past Life Meditation CD. She had always been curious about past life experiences but never thought she would be able to travel back in time, to a time before she was born. As she relaxed into the meditation she had no great expectations of success. She was wrong. Over the course of the next forty five minutes she traveled back through her life, all the way back to being in her mother’s womb. It is hard for her […]

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Relating to Roscomroe – Paddy Murray

A compliation of historical stories, facts and other matters of interest 1305-1960s. During the 1940s, Paddy spent his early days at Coopers of Beaugh, Clears House which adjoined Coopers house, was often regarded as his second home where over the years he had breakfast, dinner and tea, with Martin Clear and Billy “Barney” Bergin (nephew) listening to Martins many stories, also stories told to his father, Joe Murray by Bill Pratt, John Mooney, Andy Quinlan, Tom and Geroge Smith. His house in Gurteen was a rambling house where people would […]

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Women from the 1990s speak to the present in Clonakilty

Fourteen local women born between the 1920’s and 1960’s have shared their varied experiences and lives in a new book. Day-to-day living and peculiar adventures such as memories of the crew of a German U Boat, drinking coffee in a kitchen after an incident are just some of the stories within this text. How they lives their lives, cooked and looked after their families. Their thoughts on the past, the times they miss and don’t are some of the topics discussed. The stories were gathered by one-to-one interviews with the […]

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