The story of over two centuries of an iconic Irish brewery and the people who worked there. Ireland's worldwide reputation for stout was first established by Beamish & Crawford in Cork - the first Irish brewery to produce it on a large scale. The most comprehensive history of an Irish brewery published in one volume.
Donal O Drisceoil lectures in History at University College Cork. His books include Censorship in Ireland 1939-45 (1996) and Peadar O'Donnell (2001). Historical advisor to the film The Wind that Shakes the Barley, he is completing a history of media and literary censorship in Ireland. Diarmuid O Drisceoil, works full-time at historical research and writing. His books include Douglas Golf Club Centenary History 1909-2009 (2009) and with Donal O Drisceoil Serving a City - The Story of Cork's English Market (2005), and Fifty Years Have Flown - The History of Cork Airport (2011).