• A fascinating story and well worth the read

    Diarmaid Ferriter, Irish Times
  • Riveting ... A fiercely urgent reminder to the world - and the Government - that peace must never be sacrificed for politics

  • I was enthralled and absorbed by this memoir ... Riveting

    Mary O'Rourke, Sunday Independent
  • Artful, entertaining and often enlightening - one of the few memoirs by a senior Irish office-holder that's actually worth reading

    Sunday Times
  • What an incredible life lived by an outstanding role model. I ate this book up

    Sinéad Moriarty
  • A meticulously researched and recorded history of the past half-century in Ireland and the story of a life passionately committed to working for peace

  • Full of conviction and isn't afraid of plain speaking ... Priests, popes, paramilitaries and Ian Paisley are all held to account

    Herald Scotland
  • [A] chatty, provocative and embraceable biography

    RTÉ Guide
  • Excellent

    Matt Cooper, Irish Daily Mail
  • Compelling ... Displays many of the qualities that made her such a popular president

    Business Post

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