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If Memory Serves me Wrong.

When Ronan Smith was a young actor, his father, the theatre impresario Brendan Smith contracted early onset Alzheimer’s disease, but steadfastly refused to acknowledge it. It fell to Ronan to protect his father, and ultimately, to […]

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A Return to Duty

The remarkable story of how a young woman fought her way out of locked -in syndrome, and recovered, against all the odds.

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Forever Young

A Mother’s Story of Life after suicide. Sharon Truesdale with Sue Leonard. When seventeen year old Matthew Truesdale took his own life, his devastated mother, Sharon, had to find a new way to live. The grieving […]

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The Line.

Published by Gill Books, 2015. What does it take to make good people do bad things? This is the question at the heart of The Line, and ambitious and ground-breaking exploration of human nature from Ireland’s […]

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Whispering Hope

WRITTEN BY SUE LEONARD  A Number One Bestseller.  On 19th February 2013 the Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny apologised to the women incarcerated in Ireland’s Magdalene laundries. Listening to his words were Nancy, Kathleen, Diane, Marie and […]

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An Act of Love

‘I cannot imagine anyone with as open and tactful an intelligence as Sue Leonard.‘ – Man Booker Prize Winner Anne Enright at the launch of An Act of Love. Number One Bestseller The unforgettable story of […]

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Keys to the Cage

New Island, 2010 In this important book, journalist Sue Leonard has spoken to fourteen Irish people, of all ages, who live with depression, anxiety and related illnesses. Here they tell their sometimes heart-rending but hopeful stories […]

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