Monthly Archives: October 2011

Bestsellers 2011 (Canada)

1.Heaven Is for Real by Todd Burpo 2.The Help by Kathryn Stockett 3.The Throne of Fire by Rick Riordan 4.The Original Argument by Glenn Beck 5.The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan 6.The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 7.Unbroken by … Continue reading

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Irish Books

The Hughes & Hughes Irish Novel of the Year Solace by Belinda McKeon (Picador) On Canaan’s Side by Sebastian Barry (Faber) The Cold Eye of Heaven by Christine Dwyer Hickey (Atlantic) City of Bohane by Kevin Barry (Random House) The … Continue reading

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Irish Book Awards 2011

Irish Book Awards Exclusively Irish, inclusive in every other sense, the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards brings together the entire literary community — readers, authors, booksellers, publishers and librarians — like no other awards. These are your awards – … Continue reading

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Food and Drink Bestsellers (Cookery) 27/10/11

1. Entertaining at Home by Rachel Allen 2. Jamie’s 30-Minute Meals by Jamie Oliver 3. Kitchen Hero by Donal Skehan 4. Grandma’s Best Recipes 5. Martin’s Fishy Fishy Cookbook by Martin Shanahan 6. Irish Cooking by Biddy White Lennon 7. … Continue reading

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The Keane Report

The Keane Report On Debt Forgiveness by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 29th Oct 2011 p.9 The Government have published the long awaited Keane Report.The intergovernmental group which produced the report was chaired by accountant Declan Keane.It … Continue reading

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Book Recommendtaion: The Night The Angels Came

Title: The Night the Angels Came   Author:  Cathy Glass Paperback:320 pages Publisher:Harper Element (15 Sep 2011) LanguageEnglish ISBN-10:0007442629 ISBN-13:978-0007442621 Product Dimensions: 19.4 x 12.8 x 2.4 cm Product Description When Cathy receives a call about a terminally ill widower … Continue reading

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Irish Literature Bestsellers 19th Oct 2011

1. Room: A Novel Emma Donoghue 4.1 out of 5 stars     2. The Forgotten Waltz Anne Enright 4.0 out of 5 stars      3. On Canaan’s Side: A Novel by Sebastian Barry 4. A Dublin Student Doctor: An Irish … Continue reading

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Measuring Ireland’s Progress

Measuring Ireland’s Progress by Annette J Dunlea                               The social partnership agreement 2003-2005 requested the CSO to support a move towards more evidence- based policy-making by developing a set of national progress indicators. In its report, Developing Irish Social and … Continue reading

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Growing Up In Ireland

Growing Up in Ireland by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 22nd Oct 2011 p.11 Growing Up in Ireland is a Government-funded study of children that was carried out jointly by the ESRI and Trinity College Dublin. The … Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal Top 10 Oct 2011

WALL STREET JOURNAL FICTION ** 1. “The Da Vinci Code”by Dan Brown 2. “The Five People You Meet in Heaven”by Mitch Albom 3. “New Spring”by Robert Jordan 4. “Retreat, Hell!”by W.E.B. Griffin 5. “Eragon: Inheritance”by Christopher Paolini 6. “The Big … Continue reading

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New York Times Bestsellers List 23rd Oct 2011

 Available Online :  http://www.nytimes.com/best-sellers-books/overview.html COMBINED PRINT & E-BOOK FICTION THE HELP,by Kathryn Stockett SHOCK WAVE,by John Sandford THE AFFAIR,by Lee Child THE MILL RIVER RECLUSE,by Darcie Chan CAN YOU KEEP A SECRET?, by Sophie Kinsella Complete List »   COMBINED PRINT … Continue reading

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Bestsellers List 16th Oct 2011

USA TODAY’s Best-Selling Books list ranks the 150 top-selling titles each week based on an analysis of sales from U.S. booksellers. Contributors represent a variety of outlets: bookstore chains, independent bookstores, mass merchandisers and online retailers. Source: Online: http://books.usatoday.com/list/index 16th Oct … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Balance Sheet

Ireland’s Balance Sheet: Expenses and Revenues by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 15th Oct 2011 p.11 Just published is the Annual Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General for 2010. The report focuses on the accountability of … Continue reading

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Irish Bestsellers 10 Oct 2011

Bestsellers Oct 2011 Irish Interest Dublin City and District Street Guide by Ordnance Survey Ireland Ireland by Kevin Eyres Irish History Ma, Now I’m Goin Up in the World by Martha Long How the Light Gets in by Mary Mcevoy … Continue reading

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Mental Health Services In Ireland

Mental Health Services In Ireland by Annette J Dunlea Published In The Carrigdhoun Newspaper 8th October 2011 p.11 The World Health Organization defines mental health as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, … Continue reading

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