Irish Tweed explores the history, the traditions, the patterns, the fashions and the legacy of Ireland’s distinctive, natural woven fabric.
From Donegal cottages to the world stage, tweed has evolved and reinvented itself many times to weave its beautiful and lasting way into our hearts.
Discover a time when people were much more tuned into the rhythm of the year and the ground beneath their feet, when they made much of their own furniture and clothes, and fed themselves from their own land. An exploration of Irish rural life before electricity and industry changed everything.
Nobody was more DEADLY than the Vikings who attacked Ireland in the 8th century: DEADLY! Viking warriors! DEADLY Viking ships! DEADLY Viking weapons!
But were they really just marauding, murdering maniacs? Learn while you laugh with this irreverent and entertaining history book.
Will Colm stay in Ireland and join the Volunteers or will he fulfil his dream of working as a musician in America? A long-held family secret comes to light, rocks Colm’s world and shows him the way to go.
The harp, the shamrock, the Claddagh ring, St Patrick, Round towers, turf, Aran jumpers, The Giant’s Causeway, Newgrange, Croke Park.
An illustrated guide to the symbols, places, treasures, famous figures and mythical creatures of the Emerald Isle.
The Emerald Isle has something for everyone, from the stupendous coastline and cliffs of the west to the culture and cuisine of the Ancient East; from the castles and forts of the historic north to the famed golden beaches of the beautiful south – and of course the mighty craic to be found everywhere in between!
The spectacular Causeway Coast is ranked among the world’s five greatest road trips. This beautiful photographic book features a selection of highlights, from the Carrick-a-rede rope bridge to the Giant’s Causeway, from the Bushmills Distillery to the Dunluce Castle. See famous sites and hidden gems.
The almost incomprehensible wit and wonder of Irish slang words.
Can you tell your bowsies from your gougers from your gurriers? No? Well, it's time to stop acting the maggot and find out, courtesy of this invaluable reference book that's been donkey's years in the making (only coddin').
Marion Butlers began selling chocolate in Dublin’s Lad Lane in 1932. Today Butlers Chocolate Cafes are found thoughout Ireland and abroad. This luxurious cookbook is full of wonderful recipes to cook with the best chocolate: cakes, puddings, tarts, parfait ... perfect for their legions of fans!
What do chefs cook for their own friends and family? These irresistible dinners come from people who have made Dingle a foodie hotspot. Discover backstories of these experts, many of whom made the rounds of the world’s culinary centres, who prepare some of the best food Ireland has to offer.
Through this spectacular collection of black and white images, renowned Irish photographer, Giles Norman, captures the breathtaking wonder of Ireland’s west coast, taking you on a photographic journey along the Wild Atlantic Way.
Soccer is a world renowned sport filled with excitement and exhilaration. Ray McManus and his team at Sportsfile have been there through the decades, passionately following the boys in green and capturing the essence of this physical, punishing sport and those who play it.
Influenced by their rugged surroundings, pristine indigenous ingredients and generations-old passion for communal dining, the leading voices in The Burren food scene share treasured three-course dinner-party menus they’d serve in their own homes.
Unless you have trouble spelling IQ or are so mean you'd squeeze drink out of a floozie's knickers, grab this Feckin' Book now and get your insult in first!
Adventurers, explorers, inventors, dreamers: for a small country Irish people have had a huge impact internationally, from helping street children in India, to saving Jewish children during World War II and exploring new worlds. From Michael Collins to Rosie Hackett, Lady Gregory to Tom Crean.