You would imagine that a bibliophile with a collection of close to 30,000 volumes was a well-heeled individual, but ’tis not always so. According to Damien Matthews, Miss Mary Colette McAlister, who died last year, “spent her whole life eating margarine and toast to save up for the buying of them”.
Formed over 60 years, the collection primarily consists of Irish, Northern Irish and English titles, many dating back three centuries. There are...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
All Digital Access + eReader
Unlimited Access for 1 Month
Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.
€149 For the 1st Year
Unlimited Access for 1 Year
90 Day Pass
Get a Business Account for you and your team