1 Love and Marriage, Patricia Scanlan, Transworld Ireland

2 The Help, Kathryn Stockett, Penguin Books

3 The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes, Vintage

4 10th Anniversary, James Patterson, Arrow Books

5 Before I Go To Sleep, S.J. Watson, Black Swan


1 The House On Willow Street, Cathy Kelly, HarperCollins Publishers

2 11th Hour, James Patterson, Century

3 Lone Wolf, Jodi Picoult, Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

4 I’ve Got Your Number, Sophie Kinsella, Bantam Books

5 Three Women, Marita Conlon-McKenna, Transworld Ireland


1 Flourishing, Maureen Gaffney, Penguin Ireland

2 Run Fat Bitch Run, Ruth Field, Sphere

3 The Magic, Rhonda Byrne, Simon & Schuster Ltd

4 Me And Mine: A Warm Hearted Memoir of a London Irish Family, Anna May Mangan, Virago Press Ltd

5 How to be a Woman, Caitlin Moran, Ebury Press


1 A Message Of Hope from the Angels, Lorna Byrne, Coronet Books

2 Saved by Cake, Marian Keyes, Michael Joseph

3 Mums Favourite Recipies, Bounty Books

4 The Story of the Unsinkable Titanic, Michael Wilkinson, Transatlantic Press

5 The Secret Rhonda Byrne, Simon & Schuster


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‘Grey’s Elegy’ does in verse what cow painters do in oils. ‘The lowing herd wind slowly o’er the lea ... And leaves the world to darkness and to me.’Monomaniacs herald the ruin of English nation

Kedge Island is unpopulated but is home to a myriad of seabirds.Islands of Ireland: Living on the Kedge

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