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Úrscéal nua le hÉilís Ní Dhuibhne 23 September 2015

With the fourth Annual March for Choice taking place in Dublin this coming Saturday September 26, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s latest novel, Aisling nó Iníon A, which begins with the inevitable tragic flight to London, could not be published at a more timely moment. This book, set in middle class Dublin, tells the story of Aisling, a teenager from conservative family, whose very moderate revolt against her mother goes horrifically wrong, and the consequences of that…

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New collection of stories 8 September 2015 – Posted in: Uncategorised, News

ISBN:978-1-907494-53-6 Price: €10 A new collection of stories by Labhrás Ó Finneadha, Ibíotsa, is available now. Stories that seek to reveal a side to the island in a world outside the all-inclusive holiday resorts. This is Labhrás’ first foray into fiction. Cois Life published his first book, a translation of three texts from the 19th century in 2013. The audio-version, read by Labhrás himself, a native speaker from Spidéal, makes for a wonderful accompaniment. It’s available for…

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Liam Ó Muirthile’s ‘Aois Fir’ newly publised 31 August 2015 – Posted in: Uncategorised

Today Cois Life has published a new novel by Liam Ó Muirthile, Aois Fir. As the writer himself says, it is a sort of fable, the coming of age story of a young boy at sea, both literally and metaphorically. Effectively alone on the boat, with his father and uncle comatose with drink, it is up to him to bring the boat safely into harbour without any aid. Liam admits that he has had the… Continue reading

‘Splancanna ó shaol eile’ – Book of the month 16 June 2015

‘Splancanna ó shaol eile’ – Book of the month There are 100 essays accompanying 100 photos of all aspects of Brazilian life in this book of photojournalism. The essays are short and interesting which will appeal to both learners and to fluent readers. Alex Hijmans, has been writing and working as in international correspondent in Brazil for some years now and is working on a new novel, An Tearmann due for publication by Cois Life…

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Máire Zepf agus a laethanta leis na Lochlannaigh 11 June 2015

Bhuaigh Máire Zepf an chéad duais d’fhicsean do dhaoine óga in Oireachtas na Samhna 2015 do Lá leis na Lochlannaigh. Foilseoidh Cois Life é in 2016. Anseo mhíníonn an t-údar dúinn céard a spreag í chun an leabhar seo a scríobh: Chaith mé seal an-phléisiúrtha ar fad ag scríobh Lá Leis na Lochlannaigh. Bhain mé sult as cuimse as an taighde ach go háirithe. Ní suim atá agamsa sa stair, ach cineál saobhghrá. Cuirim an…

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