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The Noughties: From Glitz to Gloom
     

The Noughties: From Glitz to Gloom

by Brenda Power
 

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A decade of easy living or a decade of broken dreams? Brenda Power chronicles the defining issues of the Noughties, covering a breadth of social, political and public interest issues. Her comments are frequently controversial and generate huge responses, such as her 2009 article on gay marriage. She tackles difficult and divisive subjects without fear or favour.

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A decade of easy living or a decade of broken dreams? Brenda Power chronicles the defining issues of the Noughties, covering a breadth of social, political and public interest issues. Her comments are frequently controversial and generate huge responses, such as her 2009 article on gay marriage. She tackles difficult and divisive subjects without fear or favour. Her views on the rapid changes in Irish society during the boom years are a fascinating commentary on the values and practices of that extraordinary period in Irish history. These snap-shots highlight issues that shaped our lives in Ireland in recent years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781848890473
Publisher:
Collins Press, The
Publication date:
03/03/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
247
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Brenda Power, journalist and broadcaster, has worked as a reporter, feature writer, columnist and interviewer for newspapers, magazines and radio, including the Sunday Times, Sunday Tribune, Daily Mail, Image, RTE Radio and Newstalk. She also found time to become a barrister and mother of five.

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