PRE-ORDER: My Perfect Place in Ireland


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Join writer and podcaster Róisín Ingle on a journey to the most-loved locations of thirty of Ireland's most extraordinary personalities, as they share stories of why their perfect place in Ireland means so much to them.

Including a huge array of talent such as Dara Ó Briain, Marian Keyes, Marty Morrissey, Daniel O'Donnell, Ardal O'Hanlon, Orla Kiely and more, each tale blends stunning scenery with personal anecdotes which will entertain and inspire in equal measure.

In association with the mental health charity A Lust for Life, these influential figures relive fond memories in locations that have brought them solace, laughter and awe, providing a unique view of the relationship we have with the special places we love.

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Product Details

Published: 20 October 2022
Format: 185x145mm, Hardback
Extent: 256 pages
ISBN: 9781785304170

About the Author

Anna Deacon has worked as a photographer for over a decade, following a career in the music industry. Her photographic and written work has been published in magazines and newspapers including the Guardian, the Scotsman and Glamour. Her travel book Wild Guide Balearic Islands came out in 2022. She hosts the popular Instagram account @wildswimmingstories.

Vicky Allan is a writer and award-winning journalist working as a staff-writer at the Glasgow Herald, specialising in stories about wellbeing and the environment. As well as her book collaborations with Anna Deacon, she is also author of a taboo-busting collection of frank real-life menopause stories, Still Hot! (co-authored with broadcaster Kaye Adams) and a novel, Stray.