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Doolin; People, Place & Culture by Eddie Stack


Doolin; People, Place & Culture

Eddie Stack’s long anticipated novel Doolin; People, Place & Culture has finally arrived at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop!


Eddie Stack signing copies of Doolin with Charlie Byrne

Doolin is a unique book about the place, its people and culture. Beautifully written, this collection of essays and conversations features local tradition-bearers who were renowned for their music, songs, dance and storytelling. Folk art and traditions run through the book, which has chapters on the music of the Russell Brothers and the Killougherys; reminiscences of the last Doolin native Irish speaker, Paddy Pharaic Mhichil Shannon; the gentle art of storytelling with Stiofáin Uí Ealaoire, Seán Ó’Carún and others. Also featured are Botious MacClancy and Francis MacNamara, local gentry who made Doolin famous in the 16th century and the 20th century.

Doolin is illustrated with photographs, music, songs, maps and journal excerpts. It is an essential work for anyone wishing to know the background of this magical place.

We have limited copies of Doolin signed by the author available in store for €20, be sure to grab one while you can or simply contact us to reserve a copy!

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