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Rugby Redzone

Sports Academy Book 2

Five kids with one dream: to become the greatest sports stars in the world!

Read all about Kim and her friends at Sports Academy where, with the help of eccentric, genius coaches, they are transformed into serious players in their own sports.

Football Fiesta

Sports Academy Book 1

Five kids with one dream: to become the greatest sports stars in the world!

Joe knows he has no chance of catching the mysterious scout’s eye – he loves football, but he’s by far the worst player in his club. Despite this, he’s whisked away to a remote island and teamed up with four other kids: Kim, Craig, Ajit and Jess.

 

 

The Children of Lir

Ireland's Favourite Legend

Written by Laura Ruth Maher, Illustrated by Conor Busuttil

This charming rhyming story tells the legend of The Children of Lir, who were turned into swans by their wicked stepmother and forced to wander across Ireland for 900 years.

Lily at Lissadell

Written by Judi Curtin, Cover illustration by Rachel Corcoran

When Lily is a young teenager, the time comes for her and her friends to leave school and find work; some are emigrating to America, some going to work in shops. Lily is going into service in the Big House – Lissadell. A warm and engaging story about friendship, life in the early 20th century and how the political world affects everyone.

Resistance

In a Nazi-Occupied Ireland, Where Would You Stand?

In Nazi-occupied Ireland, Roisin Tierney hides her Jewish heritage. But when the chance arises to resist the Nazis, Roisin and her friends face hard choices - that could cost their lives.

My First Book of Irish Vehicles

Discover things that go with this fun and engaging baby board book. My First Book of Irish Vehicles is filled with different kinds of transport from bikes to trucks and boats to planes and everything in between. Babies will learn to recognise the vehicles moving around them with this compact book.

Colm 'Gooch' Cooper

Great Irish Sports Stars

Follow Colm from his days as a tiny, freckle-faced kid – the youngest of seven in a GAA-mad family from Killarney – all the way to Croke Park, where he won five All-Ireland titles. They all said was too small and weak to play for Kerry, but he became one of the greatest Gaelic footballers ever.

Cora Staunton

Great Irish Sports Stars

Cora Staunton is an elite sportswoman: a trailblazer in the Australian Football League, and a hero in her native Mayo for her gaelic football skills. But it’s been a long and eventful road for Cora. Discover how a girl playing with under-12 boys became a living legend.

Race the Atlantic Wind

The Flight of Alcock and Brown

As the First World War comes to an end, teams of pilots and navigators gather in Newfoundland. The challenge: to be the first to fly non-stop across the Atlantic Ocean.

Ireland’s War of Independence 1919-21

The IRA’s Guerrilla Campaign

An accessible overview of Ireland's War of Independence, 1919-21. From the first shooting of RIC constables in Soloheadbeg, Co Tipperary, on 21 January 1919 to the truce in July 1921, the IRA carried out a huge range of attacks on all levels of British rule in Ireland.

My Little Album of Dublin

An English / Irish Wordbook

Written by Juliette Saumande, Illustrated by Tarsila Krüse

My Little Album of Dublin takes the youngest of readers on a fun filled tour of the Fair City. Along the way, they will build up their vocabulary in English and Irish.

Black '47: A Story of Ireland's Great Famine

A Graphic Novel

Written by and Illustrated by Damien Goodfellow

The story of The Great Hunger told as a graphic novel from the perspectives of Irish men, women and children from June 1847 onward. This graphic novel brings the suffering and immediacy of the Irish Famine to life through the combination of word and illustration.

Dublin

The Making of a Medieval City

The growth of Ireland's capital during a fascinating period of history told with passion and imagination by real experts. Through archaeological finds, documents, maps and photographs, discover the realities of life in medieval Dublin: trade, customers, guilds, crime, religion and much more.

Blasket Islands

A Kingdom of Stories

Written by Joan Stagles and Ray Stagles

The Blasket Islands are famous for their writers, lore and unique location off the south-west tip of Ireland. This book is perfect for anyone who wants to explore the Great Blasket Island, learn its history and discover what has captivated visitors and residents in this special place.

The Sleeping Giant

Off the coast of Ireland there lies an island. It looks just like a giant sleeping in the sea.

But what if it really is a giant – and what if, one day, the sleeping giant wakes up?

Arise And Go

W.B. Yeats and the people and places that inspired him

The idea of place runs like a river through the life and works of the poet and playwright W.B. Yeats. This book focuses on his time in Dublin, London, Sligo and elsewhere in the west of Ireland, embracing the homes, landscapes and people that impacted his life and stimulated his vast body of work.