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Sorry For Your Trouble

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Author Ann Marie Hourihane Published by Sandycove ISBN 9781844885237 EAN 9781844885237 Bic Code Cover Hardback

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The Irish do death differently. Funeral attendance is a solemn duty – but it can also be a big day out, requiring sophisticated crowd control, creative parking solutions and a high-end sound system. Despite having the same basic end-oflife infrastructure as other Western countries, Irish culture handles death with a unique blend of dignified ritual and warm sociability. ‘In Sorry for Your Trouble’, Ann Marie Hourihane holds up a mirror to the Irish way of death: the funny bits, the sad bits, and the hard-to-explain bits that tell us so much about who we are.