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Your Dinner's Poured Out

Memoirs of a Dublin that has Disappeared

Dublin 1913 to 1930, a tumultuous and exciting time in the city’s history. Paddy Crosbie catches that tumult and conveys that excitement in this childhood memoir of city life. A cast of brilliant characters surround the young Crosbie, all vividly etched into hilarious life. Here is a born storyteller.

The Young Rebels

A stirring story set against the background of the 1916 Rising. John Joe is a pupil in Padraig Pearse's school, and gets caught up in the dramatic events of the Rebellion. Compelling and evocative.

You've Got A Friend

The fantastic follow-up to Time After Time and Stand By Me

Families are so complicated! Molly’s dad seems so lonely. He lives on his own, he won’t get a pet, he doesn’t get on with his brother … Best friends Molly and Beth suspect his problems lie in his past, but what can two thirteen-year-olds do about that?

You Know You're Irish When ...

So how Irish are you? Check out this book of Irish-isms to see just how 'green' you really are! Humourous and fun, this book combines some of the classic Irish quirks with the more recent additions of what it means to be Irish.

You Can Do It, Rosie!

Written by Elena Browne, Illustrated by Brian Fitzgerald

‘Let’s go on an adventure!’ says Aoife. But poor Rosie is an old dog. Can she do it?

With a little imagination and lots of help from everyone they meet along the way, of course she can!

A trip to the park can be just as magical as any adventure to the mountains or the sea - as long as Rosie is there!

Written in My Heart

Walks through James Joyce's Dublin

Written by Emily Carson and Mark Traynor, Illustrated by Fuchsia MacAree

This book shows the hidden landmarks of Dublin city that make Joyce’s work so vastly detailed and illustrious. Walk through  and learn about its history through the eyes of one of its most famous former residents, James Joyce.

The Writers

A Sense of Ireland

Edited by Peter Fallon and Andrew Carpenter, Photographed by Mike Bunn

Published in 1980, this seminal hardback containing new works by 44 Irish writers, was selected and edited by Andrew Carpenter and Peter Fallon, with specially commissioned photographs of the writers by Mike Bunn. 

The Woodcutter and his Family

The World War intensifies in Europe. In Zurich a writer breathes his last imagining his life till now from his childhood in Dublin. The voices of his family circling him – wife, son, daughter. And James Joyce has saved for them one last story to delight and defy them: The Woodcutter And His Children ...

The Women

In her eagerly-awaited new book, Alice Taylor salutes the women whose energy and generosity made such a valuable contribution to all our lives.

The Woman of the House

The Phelans have owned Mossgrove for generations. But when it is put up for sale, the lengths to which Irish people will go to keep their land become clear.

An enchanting novel by Ireland’s favourite writer.

Wolfgran Returns

Written by Finbar O'Connor, Illustrated by Martin Fagan

Inspector Plonker is once more on the trail of his old enemy, Wolfgran, but this time he's going undercover.

Wolfgran

Written by Finbar O'Connor, Illustrated by Martin Fagan

A sequel to the story of Little Red Riding Hood, Wolfgran is a wonderfully irreverent take on the world of fairy tales. Disguised as a little old lady, the Wolf is causing mayhem as he prowls the city streets.

The Witch in the Woods

Written by Marian Broderick, Illustrated by Francesca Carabelli

Anna Kelly is a witch who’s more interested in sleepovers, school friends and soccer than practising her magic.

When Verbena Vile, a mad, bad and dangerous witch, kidnaps Anna’s best friend Mary it’s up to Anna and her cat Charlie to rescue her …

A Witch in a Fix

Written by Marian Broderick, Illustrated by Francesca Carabelli

A Book of Mischief and Magic!
Anna’s science teacher really gets on her nerves – but is that a good enough reason to turn her into a giant rat?

The Witch Apprentice

Written by Marian Broderick, Illustrated by Francesca Carabelli

What if you were adopted by witches? There’s something very odd going on in Anna Kelly’s new home ...

The Wit of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde is probably the most quoted and quotable man in history. His genius manifested itself in his plays and poetry but he is equally famous for his penetrating wit, humour and brilliant repartee. A fantastic selection of hundreds of his most memorable insults, quips and quotations.