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This is the personal story of Irish Golf legend Christy O’Connor Junior.
In his autobiography, Christy brings readers on an emotive journey from his childhood as a farm boy in Galway; to golf success in Europe; to his drinking; his unforgettable Ryder Cup exploits against Fred Couples and the torment and tragedy of his son Darren’s death in a car crash. Following this trauma, Christy joined the Seniors Tour where he won twice on the US Tour and also won back-to-back British Senior Opens-only denied and unprecedented 3-in-a-row through injury as his leg was smashed in an accident involving his Harley Davison motorbike.
Estimated reading time: 4hours
Publisher: Paperweight Publications 2013
A fascinating story of the rise of current golf superstar Rory McIlroy where his story begins in the suburbs of East Belfast with the bloodlines that led to the birth of Rory and which were directly tied in with the emergence of another world colossus, the Titanic!
The book deals with his working class background; his picking up golf clubs as a child aged just 2 and his Masters meltdown and US Open triumph. Controversies are also dealt with which predicted a long-running saga still running and a stunning prediction in the first lines of Chapter 9!
Estimated reading time: 2 ½ hours
Publisher: G2 Entertainment 2012 (UK)
An account of what was at the time, Ireland’s greatest ever Cheltenham with 9 winners. Of course since then, the Irish have gone on to record 10 the next year, 12 and 13 and, as prophesised in the book, “would have more winners than the English someday” which they did in 2013. There is also a record of EVERY Irish winner at Cheltenham Festivals!
Estimated reading time: 1 ½ hours
Publisher: Justin Doyle Publications 2006
This is the story of Willie Mullins greatest ever racehorse – Florida Pearl.
From the front cover of the book which shows Pearly wit ears pinned back jumping the last fence in the King George VI Chase just ahead of Best Mate and Tony McCoy and going on to beat them; to the story of how he was scouted and purchased; to a chronicle of all his great wins, this book was described by the Racing Post newspaper in their Christmas review as one of the best books ever written about a racehorse.
Blurb was written by Brough Scott.
Estimated reading time: 2 hours
Publisher: Justin Doyle Publications 2005
This is the autobiography of legendary Meath GAA football legend Graham Geraghty.
Graham was the last Meath captain to lift the Sam Maguire trophy as All-Ireland champions Meath won the title in 1999.
The book deals with his great talents as a young athlete; a soccer player who had a trial with Arsenal and a rugby player with Buccaneers.
But for the most part his outstanding football career with his beloved county is covered in every detail. He won every honour in the game and is still recognised as one of the greatest players not only to play with Meath, but to have graced CrokePark.
Estimated reading time: 4 hours
Publisher: Blackwater Press 2002