1 Fifty Shades Of Grey, E.L. James, Arrow Books

2 Me And My Sisters, Sinead Moriarty, Penguin Books

3 Solace, Belinda McKeon, Picador

4 Fifty Shades Darker, E.L. James, Arrow Books

5 NAMA Mia! Ross O’Carroll-Kelly, Penguin Books


1 This Is How It Ends, Kathleen MacMahon, Sphere

2 Tyringham Park, Rosemary McLoughlin, Poolbeg Press

3 Innocent, David Baldacci, Macmillan

4 Bring Up The Bodies, Hilary Mantel, Fourth Estate

5 The Witness, Nora Roberts, Piatkus Books


1 Run Fat Bitch Run, Ruth Field, Sphere

2 Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell, Tom Bower, Faber and Faber

3 The Magic, Rhonda Byrne, Simon & Schuster Ltd

4 The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing: How to Live Longer, Look Younger and Feel Great, Patrick Holford & Jerome Burne, Piatkus Books

5 Badfellas Paul Williams, Penguin Books


1 A Message Of Hope From The Angels, Lorna Byrne, Coronet Books

2 Saved By Cake, Marian Keyes, Michael Joseph

3 The Taste of Ireland: Landscape, Culture and Food: Taste of Series, Tamsin Pickeral, Star Fire

4 A Pocket History of Ireland, Joseph McCullough, Gill & Macmillan

5 The Big Miss: My Years Coaching Tiger Woods Hank Haney, Crown Publishing Group, Division of Random House Inc


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This time last year Whiddy Island in West Cork was bustling with people who had caught the ferry for the short trip from Bantry to ramble the island’s boreens as part of the Bantry Walking Festival. Not so this year.Islands of Ireland: Whiddy in the same boat

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