‘Irish Times’ launches six new books by its writers

‘Best of Miriam Lord’ among titles which include books on wine, cartoons and journalism

Six books by Irish Times writers have been launched, including The Best of Miriam Lord, a selection of some of the finest columns and sketches from the Dáil-based writer.

Arminta Wallace's The Times We Lived In is a trip through the photographic archive of The Irish Times.

The popular Irish Times Book of the Year, edited by Peter Murtagh, is a selection of the best stories, features, cartoons and photographs featured in The Irish Times this year.

Wine expert John Wilson's Wilson on Wine 2015 is a down-to-earth selection of the best wines he has tried over the past year. In Turner's Taoisigh, cartoonist Martyn Turner focuses on the nine taoisigh who have served since he started as a cartoonist with this newspaper. It includes more than 100 cartoons accompanied by a commentary.


More Simplex is the latest book from Mary O'Brien, who has been setting Simplex crosswords since 1986.

All six books are available at irishtimes.com/ irishtimesbooks or from bookshops.

Pictured above are John Wilson, Mary O'Brien, Martyn Turner, Miriam Lord and Peter Murtagh

Alison Healy

Alison Healy

Alison Healy is a contributor to The Irish Times