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Border by Kapka Kassabova This is a magical book and one of the very, very few to open up the wild and forgotten lands of ancient Thrace that straddle that corner of Europe where Turkey meets Bulgaria and Greece.

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Anyone who wants to understand modern Russia and the collective sense of humiliation felt by the Russian people should read this powerful collection of interviews, mainly with Sovoks, those Russians brought up in the Soviet era and who lived through the transition of the crumbling one-party state in

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Below, we publish a joint letter from seven Irish human rights organisations in the wake of US President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority countries. President Trump’s Executive Order adopting a targeted ban on refugees and migrants from certain countries should be str

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Paul Keane Paul Keane, managing partner at Reddy Charlton Solicitors in Dublin, explores friendship in the era of social media.

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Hans Litten To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Connor Beaton tells the inspiring and moving story of Hans Litten, the German lawyer murdered by the Nazis after cross-examining Hitler.

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Barrister Kieron Wood has turned what might have been a footnote of history into a highly readable account of the long-running affair between the Allied commander General Dwight D Eisenhower and his West Cork-born chauffeuse Kay Summersby (née MacCarthy-Morrogh). It may seem frivolous and dis

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Striking Out, Ireland's first home-grown legal TV drama in years, premiered on RTÉ One on Sunday 1 January 2017 - so you'd be forgiven for missing it amid the New Year festivities.

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Ruadhán Mac Cormaic’s book reads with such ease that you tend to forget that you’re reading an extensively researched chronicle of the cases that have shaped Ireland. Each chapter serves to educate and entertain the reader with insightful accounts of the social and political influences surround

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