iconic figure in the
world of modern
GAA. In this ground-
she reveals her
rookie to the highest-scoring forward
in the history of Ladies Gaelic Football.
Since making her senior inter-county
debut for Mayo at just 13 years of
age, Cora has become a feared and
respected opponent on any pitch.
Now, for the first time, she recounts the
triumphs of her career and the personal
struggles that have plagued it. In this
refreshingly candid book, Cora recalls
finding refuge in the game after the death
of her mother, but also speaks openly
about the challenges and conflicts she
and her teammates have experienced
in the under-resourced world of female
sport. She gives a fascinating insight
into her move to a professional team in
Sydney and how she coped with going
from a veteran to a newcomer overnight.
What age was Cora when she
made her inter-county debut?
Thomas's wife dies in
childbirth, he places
an advertisement in
his local newspaper
child. He is thankful when an
experienced nanny arrives at 43
Laurence Street and takes over from
Mrs McHugh confides in her bedridden
friend Betty, who has a bird's-eye view
of all the happenings on Laurence Street,
that the Nanny is not all she seems.
Betty begins her own investigation
into the mysterious woman.
When the bodies of twin babies are
discovered buried in a back garden,
by a family who have moved from
their tenement home into a country
cottage, a police investigation begins.
But it is Betty who holds the key
to discovering who the Nanny
really is ... and the reason she
came to 43 Laurence Street.
What street is Number 43 on?
novel about Ireland's
Great Hunger. Jack
and his family have
been evicted by
their landlord and
refuse to leave Ireland, unknowingly
placing themselves in grave peril. When
Jack falls in with a rebel group, his
father is killed and Jack and his family
are left to fend for themselves in a
Ireland during the famine in 1847.
This is one family's story of Ireland's
great hunger told in powerful
illustration and compelling words.
This graphic novel brings the su ering
and immediacy of the Irish Famine.
Following on from the success
of political graphic novels this
is accessible, informative and
insightful history at its best.
What year is this graphic novel based in?
Skellig: Experience the Extraordinary by Des Lavelle, Kilbride House by Sheila Forsey and
100 Great GAA Moments by John Scally.
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