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The Best Catholics in the World by Derek Scally

Apr 29 2023

Saturday / Dé Sathairn

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Venue / Áit

Bookshop/Siopa Leabhar
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A great achievement … brilliant, engaging and essential — Colm Tóibín

An engaging and incisive book that asks what keeping the faith cost us, how it shaped us and what it means now — Caelainn Hogan ― author of Republic of Shame

Remarkable … [Scally] examines the past with disarming honesty and a sense of compassion. His book is essential reading for anyone concerned about history and forgetting — Michael Harding

Offers some challenging end-of-an-era reflections on being Catholic in the scandal-ridden church of contemporary Ireland — Mary McAleese

Absolutely thrillingA wonderful blend of personal story, journalism and history – it goes to unexpected places and asks questions we don’t usually consider — Oliver Callan

Accessible, original, thought-provoking and very engaging — Marie Collins

A wonderful book — Catriona Crowe

A highly intelligent, patriotic work ― Business Post