Bourke, Edward J.

Edward J. Bourke is a scientist working at Diageo St James’s Gate Global Beer Technical Centre.
He has an abiding interest in industrial history, especially relating to Ireland, and has published several books on shipwrecks around the Irish coast.
His fascination with the Guinness brewery began at an early age as both his parents and grandparents owned pubs in Dublin.

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Bowie, Sarah

Sarah Bowie is an illustrator, author and cartoonist who lives in Dublin. She is a founder member of The Comics Lab and her work has been published in a range of books, comics and magazines. Sarah Bowie's first picture book, Let's See Ireland, was published in Spring 2016.

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Boylan, Peter

Dr Peter Boylan, MAO, FRCPI, FRCOG, is a retired consultant obstetrician/gynaecologist. He practiced at the National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street, Dublin, where he was Master from 1991 to 1998.

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Boylan, Sean

Seán Boylan is remembered for being the manager who brought the Sam Maguire to Meath after a gap of twenty years and then brought it back three more times. Born in Dunboyne, he has had a lifelong association with Co. Meath.

John Quinn is a writer and broadcaster. He retired from RTÉ Radio in 2002 after a distinguished career of twenty-seven years. He is the author of five children's novels, one adult novel and a memoir, Sea of Love, Sea of Loss. His children's novel The Summer of Lily and Esme won the Bisto Book of the Year Award in 1992. His most recent children's book, Bill and Fred, was published by The O'Brien Press in 2005. He lives in County Galway.

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Boyne, Sean

Sean Boyne is a journalist and author. He retired in 2009 as Political Correspondent of the Sunday World, one of Ireland’s major newspapers.

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Bradley, Gerry

GERRY BRADLEY was an IRA operator all of his adult life, from 1970 until the ceasefire in 1994, carrying out shootings, bombings and raids.

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Bradley, John

John Bradley is a native of Kilkenny. An archaeologist by profession, he is currently a senior lecturer in modern history at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
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