Finglas: A People's Portrait

By Samantha Libreri

Contributions by: Darren Kinsella

Finglas (Irish: Fionnghlas, meaning "clear streamlet") is a residential suburb with a village core on the north side of Dublin. This book showcases the characters and the community that is Finglas, featuring interviews with Bono, Amanda Brunker, Dermot Bolger, Dessie Ellis, Mairead Farrell, Niamh Kavanagh, Gavin Friday, Charlie Redmond, Ronnie Whelan, and many more. It forms an essential record of Finglas' history in the 20th and 21st centuries, bringing to life some of the most fascinating and compelling life stories of the area's residents and natives. This is a must read for anyone with an interest in Finglas, its people, and its history. Finglas: The People's Portrait is written by Samantha Libreri, an award-winning journalist who has worked as a TV and radio reporter for RTE News. The book includes stunning photographs by Darren Kinsella, an award-winning photographer who has worked in fields from photojournalism to portraiture over the past 15 years.

200 pages

Publication Date: 11/15/2012
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9781848402034