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Co. Mayo, Ireland


January 10, 2018

In the depths of winter, when icicles form on the window ledge and the bank of the river crisps with ground frost; what better way to allay the onset of hypothermia, than to head off to Rome for a mini-break?

Nothing says getting over winter blues like a big plate of piping hot pasta carbonara and a good book (I know, I know… we at Books@One have the life of riley!). For this delightful escape we have chosen one of our favourite cities.

Viva Italia and Ciao Roma!

That is about the extent of our mastery of the Italian language but still, what better way...

November 30, 2017

I don't give about all that sort of stuff. 

What sort of stuff? 

Oh you know, all that mumbo-jumbo about social conscience, social responsibility. Not my cup of tea. 

Hmmm, o.k., that's fair enough... I hear the new budget is being released...a rise in tax on cigarettes.

That's great. Them things cost the health service a fortune, bad for you. Should be banned. 

Yes. And the Christmas market is starting this weekend. There's going to be a charity collection for Cancer Care West. 

Ya, I always give a few quid to the charity bucket. Grea...

November 9, 2017

November - the penultimate month of the year, a time of ghosts and ghouls, souls and spirits.

Halloween at Books@One, the transition from October to November went down a treat (see what I did there). We had Harry Potter Story Time with garish goblins and ghastly ghosts (sorry...can't help myself), as well as our resident Witch (which we like best!).

So much wickedness in one spot got me thinking. 

I just so happened, at the time of this big thinking, to be reading an article in the Irish Times (Linked Here) about Ireland's famous witches. I began to co...

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November 30, 2018

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