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A Novel of Ireland's Struggle for Freedom 1916-1921 was nominated for the 2001 Book-of-the-Year award by ForeWord Magazine (Traverse City, MI). When all the dust had settled, the title received the bronze medal for historical fiction. First-time novelist Cathal Liam stated his delight with the book's award replying, "History is meant to inspire the living and honour the dead. As for Ireland, she needs more of the former while having too many of the later."

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The history of Ballina and its environs. 1993, 474 pages

The foreword is written Mary Robinson, first woman President of Ireland, and a native of Ballina, who writes that the book is a historical record which tells the story of Ballina, and should be cherished by all its inhabitants and those with links with the town.

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