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February 16, 2011

By Staff Reporter

FAIRWAYS OF IRELAND

Twelve Portraits of Ireland’s Top Golf Courses

A perfect Year 2000 calendar for the office wall. A dozen of Ireland’s top golf courses are featured, among them Druids Glen, Waterville (where the late Payne Stewart is honorary captain for 2000), County Sligo and Royal Portrush. The calendar features an ‘rial color photo for each month with a brief history and description of each course. Available for $11.95, with cardboard envelope for gift mailing, from Irish Books and Media Inc., Minneapolis. Call (800) 229-3505 or e-mail IRISHBOOK@aol.com.

IRELAND

David Cabot

With a title like this, the contents inside this thick tome could cover just about anything. In fact, this book covers everything about Ireland in terms of its natural history and ecology. Cabot is one of Ireland’s foremost field naturalists and he leaves nothing unearthed in this impressive study. Published by Harper Collins and available from Trafalgar Square Publishing, P.O. Box 257, Howe Hill Road, North Pomfret, VT 05053. Call (802) 457-1911 or e-mail tsquare@sover.net. 512 pp. $60

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ALL GENERATIONS WILL

CALL ME BLESSED

Jim McManus, C.Ss.R.

The Virgin Mary at the Millennium is the subtitle of this study by Fr. Jim McManus, brother of Irish National Caucus founder Fr. Sean McManus. The mother of Jesus has always been a source of fascination to Christians of all denominations and was the subject of a network TV movie only last weekend. McManus, a Redemptorist, here presents Mary through both a Catholic and Protestant lens. Available from The Crossroad Publishing Company, 370 Lexington Ave., NY, NY, 10017.

THE CELTIC SEERS’ SOURCE BOOK

Vision And Magic in the Druid Tradition

Edited by John Matthews

Lest we forget, the story of Irish spirituality goes back a long time before Christianity, and this book throws new light on the beliefs and religious practices of the ancient Celts. Published by Sterling Publishing Co., 387 Park Ave., NY, NY 10016. 288 pp. $29.95.

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