The Story of the Northern
Ireland Women’s Coalition
Fearon’s book takes the reader through the do-it-yourself politics of the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition, the cross-community political party that from humble beginnings managed to get two assembly members elected. An insider’s view of the birth and first years of the party. The Blackstaff Press. Distributed by Dufour Editions, Chester Springs, PA, 19425-0007; (610) 458-5005. 184 pp. $24.95.
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BED AND BREAKFAST 2000
Edited by Tom Stilwell
Here is Stilwell’s comprehensive listings of more than 1,300 bed-and-breakfast lodgings across Northern Ireland and the Republic ranging from private houses and country halls to farms and cottages. On average, the price of a night in one of these accommodations is £18. Not only a cheap way, but a great way, to see Ireland. With official Tourist Board grading. Stilwell Publishing. 259 pp. $13.95.
NO NEWS AT THROAT LAKE
Former pop star and journalist with Britain’s Guardian newspaper, Donegan escaped the city for a quaint Irish village. In this hilarious memoir, he tells of his escape to the seemingly quieter days in Creeslough. As the charm of country life wears off after eight hour farming days, he manages to land a position on the Tirconnail Tribune, and dig into an international mystery. Pocket Books. 250 pp. $23.95.