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February 16, 2011

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SYMBOLS IN NORTHERN IRELAND

Edited by Anthony D. Buckley

This collection of essays examines how symbols play an important role in the life of Northern Ireland. The authors cover topics as broad as the parades, wall murals, and motorbike dress culture, and illustrate how symbols reflect the divisive nature of Northern community. From the Institute of Irish Studies, Queen’s University of Belfast. £8.50. Details, email – iispubs@qub.ac.uk.

IN THE HOUSE OF MEMORY

Steve Rabey

A book of ancient Celtic wisdom for everyday life, which reveals centuries old Irish traditions of mysticism and spirituality. Each chapter reveals a theme in Celtic spirituality, such as "Love of the Land," and "Bonds of Kin." On Dutton publicity. $22.95. Details, (212)-366-2217.

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AFTER THE MORNING

Katie McMahon

A debut solo album from McMahon, the lead singer from Riverdance. A mixture of traditional Irish, folk, classical and contemporary world music. The classically trained singer has a voice described by one critic as "poetry, purity and perfection." Paradigm records. Details, (212) 387-8900.

THE COMPLETE BOOK OF

CATHOLIC COLLEGE’S

The Princeton Review

A complete guide to nation’s catholic colleges, including profiles of 193 establishments with information on admissions and financial aid. Also details on the admissions process and online applications. By Edward Custard and Dan Saraceno. Random House/Princeton Review. $21. Details, (212) 539-1350.

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