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Isn’t It Well For Ye – The book of Irish Mammies (Signed by Author)
A BOOK if you don’t mind! And him with a degree and a job and all.
Everyone should have an Irish Mammy. She’s never short of advice, a kind word and a cup of tea (making sure to scald the teapot first, of course).
Bring the coat anyway. If it’s too hot you can take it off.
Explore the phenomenon of the Irish Mammy and what she might say about everything from the ‘new mass’ to the cardinal sin of not owning a cough bottle and the importance of airing clothes properly.
So if you’re an Irish Mammy, have one, know one or suspect you might be turning into one, this book will act as your guide.
Shortlisted for Best Irish Published Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards
A hilarious analysis of the woman in all our lives … It deserves an award just for the title.
It’s earlier ’tis getting – The Christmas book of Irish Mammies (Signed by Author)
Christmas – a time for peace, joy and Mammies.
While others are focusing on Santa/Santy, the school nativity play, the office party and its wild cousin the Twelve Pubs, panicked present shopping and the delicate diplomacy of in-law visiting, the Irish Mammy is mobilized in her war-room – ready for the campaign. Electric blankets have been set to maximum power; cards have been dispatched; the turkey has been ordered; the decorations have been retrieved from the Place Where The Decorations Go and the fifth Big Shop (to get breadcrumbs) has been completed.
There are homecomings from near and far, new arrivals, drama, bustle, tears and laughter, and Mammy at the heart of it all, directing operations.
There’s bound to be something she’s forgotten – but luckily, just like a certain someone, she’s made a list.
Book 3 in the Thrillogy and already destined to be a best-seller. This book is a perfect companion to the hundred and twelve days of Christmas. And in the early days after Christmas when it’s a little grim, It’s Earlier Tis Getting provides a special chapter at the end for a pickmeup.