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1014: Brian Boru & the Battle for Ireland

Written by Morgan Llywelyn, Maps by Terry Foley

The date was Good Friday, April 23rd in the Year of Our Lord 1014. The most ferocious battle ever fought in Ireland was about to begin...

Read about the life of Brian Boru and the battle that changed the course of Irish history in this exciting and accessible account.

16Lives - Collection One

The first eight books in the acclaimed 16Lives series. Meticulously researched yet written in an accessible fashion, these biographies of the men executed for their role in the 1916 Rising can be read as individual volumes but together they make a highly collectible series.

16Lives - Collection Two

The second eight books in the acclaimed 16Lives series. Meticulously researched yet written in an accessible fashion, these biographies of the men executed for their role in the 1916 Rising can be read as individual volumes but together they make a highly collectible series.

17 Martin Street

When Hetty’s family move to Martin Street near Portobello bridge in Dublin, they’re not sure of their welcome.

And next door, Ben’s family are not sure about their new Jewish neighbours: it’s The Emergency and they are suspicious of strangers.

1913 - Larkin's Labour War

Written by and Illustrated by Gerry Hunt, Coloured by Alan Nolan

Dublin 1913 – Lockout

Low-paid workers – under the leadership of Big Jim Larkin – organised themselves into Unions to insist on better conditions. The business world retaliated by locking them out of their jobs without pay … how long could they hold out?

1916: The Rising Handbook

A handbook to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising. This ‘1916 bible’ will be invaluable to anyone with an interest in recent Irish history who wants to separate the facts from the fiction.

The 1960s

Ireland in Pictures

Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

A decade of rapid change caught by two of Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen. Covers everything from the visits of President Kennedy and The Beatles, to lifestyle, fashion and sport as well as the start of unrest in Northern Ireland. Will evoke memories of a bygone age.

The 1970s

Ireland in Pictures

Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1970s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade.

The 1980s

Ireland in Pictures

Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1980s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.

20 Things To Do In Dublin Before You Go For a Pint

A Guide to Dublin's Top Attractions

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

A humorous guide to the highlights of Dublin, for native and tourist alike. A broad selection of twenty things to see from cultural highlights to distilleries, historical sites to seats of learning, all with Murphy and O'Dea's trademark humour.

'A Bit Of A Shemozzle’

GAA Quips & Quotes

Packed with witty one-liners and curious quotes from pundits, players and partisans this book is sure to entertain ...at least until the hang sangwiches are ready!

À La Découverte du Livre de Kells

Written by George Otto Simms, Illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O'Brien, Translated by Svetlana Pironko

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells.
Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript. Expanded full-colour plate section.


French language edition

A Short History of Ireland's Famine

Featuring new material on the Irish Famine which has never been published before, this is a comprehensive and accessible overview of one of the most significant periods of Irish history.

A Short History of Ireland's Rebels

The stirring story of eighteen of Ireland's greatest rebels, from the sixteenth century to today. The personalities featured include Grace O'Malley, Theobald Wolfe Tone, Daniel O'Connell, Countess Markievicz, Patrick Pearse and Michael Collins.

The A to Z of Being Irish

From the Angelus to Zig & Zag

This handy A to Z is packed with insider knowledge and quirky Irishisms for locals and blow-ins alike. Read it or we’ll tell your Mammy you left the immersion on!

The A-Z of an Irish Christmas

All the Craic of the Crimbo!

Everything you don't want foreigners to know about how we celebrate Christmas in Ireland. We can't be doing with Calling Birds, French Hens or Partridges in Pear Trees: but if it's AnnualsThe DinnerThe Big Shop or The Wexford Carol you're looking for, you've come to the right book!