Con Houlihan's Ireland - The Lost Essays
Date Listed 06/10/2018
5 special magazines published by the Irish Independent in 2013.
Between 1995 and 1996 after the closure of the Irish Press Group, Con visited more than 100 Irish towns and villages, playfully teasing out the traits of the places and people that make up the rich fabric of Ireland’s heartland.
From Abbeyleix in Co Laois to Wexford town and Dublin’s Grafton street, these fabulous essays are an A to Z of Irish life in all its complex glory, encompassing Con’s take on sport, nature, quiet country ways and the buzz of city life.
‘Con Houlihan’s Ireland – The Lost Essays’ also includes special contributions from those who knew him best, including friends such as Jimmy Deenihan and former Evening Press sports editor Tom O’Shea.