Irish Book Awards

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  • Sunday Independent
  • RTÉ Offical Media Partner
  • Eason Book Club
  • Books Are My Bag
  • Onside
  • Eurospar
  • Specsavers
  • Dept 51 @ Eason
  • Listowel Writers’ Week
  • Ireland AM
  • Irish Independent
  • National Book Awards

Me and My Mate Jeffrey

Niall Breslin describes living with depression, and his crippling journey to finally acknowledging ‘Jeffrey’ – the name he chose for it – years after he took the decision to conceal his growing mental health issues from the world. Told with raw honesty, it is a story of the demons that lay beneath outward success, and also of a road to reconciliation.

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