The Eason Favourite Book of the Year 2022 is:

Three Castles Burning by Donal Fallon


Author Donal Fallon

Author Donal Fallon

I’m thrilled that Eason’s customers voted my book as their favourite of 2022. As a historian, there is a special feeling in seeing your book displayed in Eason's on O'Connell Street, an institution stretching back to the 1880s and an eternal part of Dublin. I wrote Three Castles Burning at a time when Dublin city was slowly coming back to life. Some of the twelve streets I only came to know well in lockdown times, others were deeply connected to my own family story. For me, the book is a celebration of Dublin and Dubliners - that is, all who live here and contribute to it. A century on from Leopold Bloom's ramble, this book was a not uncritical love letter to the city Joyce called the Hibernian Metropolis. - Donal Fallon

Three Castles Burning

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