Dark Blue: The Despair Behind the Glory

 14.50

By Shane Carty

Your story is a story for our time … if ever there was a story to connect with the young people of Ireland … it’s Shane’s story

(Ryan Tubridy, RTE’s The Late Late Show)

A must read for young people and parents alike … brilliantly written

(RTE’s Des Cahill)

We can never underestimate the power of hearing from people like yourself

(Today FM’s Dermot & Dave Show)

Dark Blue: The Despair Behind the Glory – My Journey Back from the Edge

I wasn’t living anymore, I was just surviving.

From a young age, Shane Carthy had an amazing talent for sport. He quickly rose up through the ranks of Dublin football, playing on an All Ireland-winning team at the age of eighteen. In the midst of all of this success, he increasingly suffered from severe bouts of depression, hiding this from his family and all around him. For two long years, as he triumphed on the football field, he suffered through constant mental turmoil. With searing honesty, he tells of his journey through deepest depression, leading him to become hospitalised at nineteen years old, and how he learned to overcome his troubles and to love life again.

The LitVox Bookshop

Our bookshop’s range grows by the day. Moreover, we pride ourselves on being able to track down and obtain any book our customers want. Our recommendations service is open for all to use. If we recommend books to you through this service, we’ll be able gather up those books and send them to you no matter where you are in the world. If you’re buying books as a gift, we can gift-wrap them in a bundle and send them wherever you wish! We can even hand-write your greetings card with your personal message.

Remember, if you’re buying books as a gift, we also offer a wide-range of book prints, gifts and cards for readers of all ages! Check out our print studio and gift-shop today. If you have special requests for your order or need further gift inspiration, contact our team at hello@litvox.com, we’re ready to help!

Weight 0.4 kg
Dimensions 12.9 × 2.8 × 19.8 cm

You may also like…

  • 101 Great Irish Rugby Moments

    101 Great Irish Rugby Moments

     12.00
  • Irish Rugby top 50 Players

    Irish Rugby Top 50 Players

     17.00