Book Launch – Playing With Skulls – A Dublin Childhood
This book, written by Historian and author, Maurice Curtis, a long-time resident of Harold’s Cross, is the gripping story about growing up in the area and the fun, excitement, adventures and wonderful experiences young children had in a bygone era. The book includes the magic, mayhem, mystery and mischief of a child discovering Harold’s Cross and Dublin – the shops, factories, characters, buildings, history, music, monuments and even Mount Jerome cemetery!. Its an action-packed book that will whet the appetite of residents to discover all that Harold’s Cross and the wider Dublin had and have to offer. It will also help them to appreciate what an amazing and fascinating area Harold’s Cross still is today.
Maurice Curtis has written numerous books on Dublin including the best-selling ‘The Liberties’, ‘Temple Bar’ and ‘To Hell or Monto’.
Following the launch, Maurice will do a book signing and will be available to chat to everyone!