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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 Ferret Fancier

Set in a border county just after the Irish Civil War, The Ferret Fancier tells the story of Simon Green, a boy in tune with nature, ‘asking himself to be himself without knowing how to be.’
‘A Minor masterpiece’ New York Times

The Port Wine Stain

Written by Patrick Boyle, Introduced by Benedict Kiely

Introduced by Benedict Kiely



Twelve of Patrick Doyle's best stories which draws equally on his three collections. Includes a recognised masterpiece, Leles Vulgaris, in which the badger's fight assumes epic proportions, and presents other memorable accounts of people living with and in spite of forces at work in an elemental world.

Public Virtue, Public Love

An illustrated history of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin.

Under the Hawthorn Tree

Children of the Famine

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey, Cover illustration by PJ Lynch

The first book in the famine trilogy
Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Set during the Irish famine, it follows three children as they travel across the country to find their family.

The Midnight Court

Written by Brian Merriman and Frank O'Connor, Illustrated by Brian Bourke

Award-winning edition of this outstanding translation of Brian Merriman's eighteenth-century erotic masterpiece.

Dublin Wit

Echoes of Moore Street

Wit, wisdom, wickedness, banter and bitching from the heart of Dublin, with overheard conversations from Moore Street market.

When Love Comes to Town

Meet Neil Byrne - try-scorer on the rugby field, prizewinning student, one of the in-crowd at the disco, regular guy, gay. Presenting one face to the world and burying his true feelings in fantasy, Neil tries to keep his secret.

Simplex Crosswords from the Irish Times: Book 2

from The Irish Times

Appearing daily in the Irish Times for over forty years, the Simplex crossword has attracted a devoted following.

Strongbow

The Story of Richard and Aoife

The dramatic story of the Norman conquest of Ireland in the 12th century. Full of battles and warfare, but a story of love, too, between an unlikely pair - wilful and wild Irish princess Aoife, and Strongbow, the Norman invader.

The Lough Neagh Monster

Written by Sam McBratney, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

When NESSIE arrives from Scotland to visit her monster cousin NOBLETT there is bound to be trouble.


Noblett loves his peaceful secret garden and has little time for his troublesome cousin from Loch Ness.

The Leprechaun Who Wished He Wasn't

Written by Siobhán Parkinson, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Laurence is a leprechaun who has been small for 1100 years and is sick of it! He wants to be TALL. He wants to be cool. Then he meet Phoebe, a large girl who wants to be small.

Brian Boru

Emperor of the Irish

An enthralling account of the life of Brian Boru, who grew to become High King of Ireland before dying in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.

No Peace for Amelia

It's 1916 but Amelia Pim's thoughts are on Frederick Goodbody and not on the war in Europe. Then Frederick enlists. The pacifist Quaker community is shocked but Amelia is secretly proud of her hero …

Strong Words, Brave Deeds

The Poetry, Life and Times of Thomas O'Brien, Volunteer in the Spanish Civil War

Edited by Gustav Klaus

A collection of his poems and plays by Thomas O'Brien (1914-1974), poet, playwright, publisher, communist, IRA member and founding member of the revolutionary New Theatre Group, with an account of his life.

Simplex Crosswords from the Irish Times: Book 4

from The Irish Times

Appearing daily in the Irish Times for over forty years, the Simplex crossword has attracted a devoted following.