Dublin occupies a unique place in Ireland’s social and cultural history. Dublin Be Damned! explores the iconic city and its many characters thorough the eyes of teenager Larry MacCrossan as he comes of age during one of Ireland’s most challenging periods: the 1960s/1970s.
On his journey of discovery, Larry opens a window onto Dublin’s heritage, history and culture, which are inextricably linked with the trials, tribulations and tragedy faced by the MacCrossan family as they struggle to make their way in the world.
Join Larry and travel through the Liberties, Monto, Hell and Temple Bar. Cross the Ha’penny Bridge, linger on the Grand Canal and meet the characters who have defined Dublin over centuries, from Buck Whaley and Molly Malone to Bram Stoker and James Joyce.
This captivating and heart-warming saga shows the resilience, determination and ingenuity that shaped a city and its people. Dublin Be Damned! is a must-read for anyone interested in how Dublin has grown and developed to become the special place it is today.