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.
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.
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?
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.
It's 2203 and earth is dying, scorched by the sun. Initiate Leon is a member of the True Path warrior culture and preparing for his Rising. But when his test comes - to kill in cold blood - he stalls. To redeem himself, he and his resourceful servant, Martha, must journey to find the earth’s fifth and final message from the Saviours.
A comprehensive, accessible and beautiful book on a unique and fascinating place. With the famous monastic beehive huts, teeming birdlife and spectacular vistas, The Skellig islands invite exploration. Des Lavelle is a leading expert and tour guide with a unique insight into these amazing islands.
In this inspirational book, he describes life as a boy in Neilstown, the ups and downs of his life and career, and the powerful life lessons and skills that sport can teach a child.
From black pudding dipping fritters to Mammy's Irish stew, from mackerel on toast to Atlantic fish pie, from shortbread to scones, this book will bring you the many tastes of Ireland and a warm sense of home.
Drawing from recorded histories, 'tall tales' from all four provinces and beautiful illustrations, this is a light-hearted look at the global phenomenon of Saint Patrick, his life and his legacy, the facts and the fiction of his incredible journey from slave to international saint.
The significance of the Aran knit is so much more than an unusually popular design. Arans communicate warmth, comfort and a sense of home, which people the world over continue to respond to. Vawn Corrigan explores how the Aran knit became so iconic.
Irish history and folklore is rich with proverbs and sayings of old, full of timeless wisdom that still has resonence and truth today. This beautifully designed hardback brings together a whole host of these sayings and proverbs on topics as diverse as aging, the seasons, fate and nature.
Book 4 in the Cass and the Bubble Street Gang series!
When an elderly woman called Carmella loses her locket, Cass must put her detective skills to the test to solve the mystery of golden locket.
In an Ireland still reeling from years of famine, with tenant farmers being evicted and left to starve for their inability to pay exorbitant rents, revolutionary fervour was growing. An inner circle of the IRB was formed, a secret assassination squad within a secret society – the Irish National Invincibles.
Raymond Fogarty’s spectacular drone photography brings a new and thrilling aerial perspective to one of the world’s longest coastal touring routes - Ireland's Wild Atlantic Way.
When a mysterious package arrives on the doorstep of Hannigan’s Haven on a stormy night, Sam and the gang are astonished to discover that it contains a living, breathing (and long believed extinct) Dodo bird!
Eva spends the day searching and hoping for the perfect umbrella rain that’s not too windy, too thundery or too drizzly. Finally, she finds it in a sun shower and a rainbow shines making it the most perfect rain of all.
Embrace rainy Ireland with Eva in this beautiful and delightful picture book!