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In My Own Time free pdf 'Wise, elegant and entertaining ...an insider's guide to the political wildlife in our ravaged little state.' John Banville, Books of the Year, Irish Independent 'James Downey's caustic and insightful memoir ...incorporates a searing social history of 1950s Ireland.' Diarmaid Ferriter, Books of the Year, The Irish Times 'Elegant and entertaining ...always full of insightful opinions ...stylishly written and devoid of false sentiment.' Andrew Lynch, The Sunday Business Post 'Downey has a wonderful sense of how old-time journalism worked and the book is peppered with delightful anecdotes.' Liam Collins, Sunday Independent James Downey, one of the great Irish journalists of his time, describes his family history, his childhood in Leitrim, the Bohemian scene in Dublin in the 1950s, and the revolutionary social and economic changes that have occurred in Ireland in the last half-century. Woven into the story of his life and the national events of his times are the equally dramatic changes in which he participated during his twenty-seven years with the Irish Times.

About James Downey

James Downey's weekly political column in the Irish Independent is much admired for its style and wit. He was formerly foreign editor, London editor, political correspondent and deputy editor of the Irish Times. He has won several journalism awards including the Liam Hourican Award as Ireland's European Journalist of the Year in 1996.

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Author : James Downey
Publisher : Gill
Data Published : 02 November 2010
ISBN : 0717150089
EAN : 9780717150083
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 314 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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