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Best-Loved Yeats

An illustrated collection of forty of Yeats' best-loved works, on topics including Love, Politics, Old Age, Myth and Legend includes people, places and events that were important to him.

A Terrible Beauty

Poetry of 1916

A collection of poems of revolution and dreams and visions of freedom and nationhood for Ireland - focusing on before, during and after the 1916 Rising.

Magical Celtic Tales

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Fergal O'Connor

Magical Celtic Tales is a collection of ten wonderful stories - some well known, others almost forgotten - from Brittany, Cornwall, Ireland, The Isle of Man, Scotland and Wales.

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.

To School Through the Fields

If ever a voice has captured the colors, the rhythms, the rich, bittersweet emotions of a time gone by, it is Alice Taylor's. This classic account of growing up in the Irish countryside became the biggest selling book ever published in Ireland.

A Dublin Fairytale

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Fiona who lived in Dublin. But Dublin is full of colourful characters and creatures from the fairytale realm. Often not seen or heard, they reside in some of Dublin’s most famous locations and landmarks!

With beautiful quirky illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Nicola Colton.

Best-loved Joyce

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by Bob Joyce, Edited by Jamie O’Connell

A beautiful and accessible introduction to the writings of James Joyce. Short, entertaining quotes from his major works: Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, with more from his poetry & letters, and some family anecdotes handed down to grand-nephew Bob Joyce.

Let's See Ireland!

Written by and Illustrated by Sarah Bowie

Follow Molly's journey in this gorgeous picture book that is sure to delight adults and children alike!

Socks for Mr Wolf

A Woolly Adventure Around Ireland

Mr Wolf loves looking good. Mr Wolf loves to dance. But more than anything in the world Mr Wolf loves his beautiful socks. Until one day, a hole appears in one … WHAT can he do? Follow Mr Wolf on a woolly adventure around Ireland as he tries to save his socks!

 

The Woodcutter and his Family

The World War intensifies in Europe. In Zurich a writer breathes his last imagining his life till now from his childhood in Dublin. The voices of his family circling him – wife, son, daughter. And James Joyce has saved for them one last story to delight and defy them: The Woodcutter And His Children ...

The Night-time Cat and the Plump, Grey Mouse

A Trinity College Tale

Written by Erika McGann, By (artist) Lauren O'Neill

Follow the Night-Time Cat, Pangur Bán, as she searches Trinity College for the plump grey mouse. Along the way she asks for help from various figures in Trinity College, from Oscar Wilde to Count Dracula. Will Pangur Bán get her prize or will this mischievous mouse evade capture? An enchanting tale full of adventure and discovery.

Best-Loved Swift

A fresh view of the life, work and wit of Jonathan Swift, the first of Ireland’s truly great writers, presented through his poetry, fiction, epigrams, social satires and personal letters.

Eva and the Perfect Rain

A Rainy Irish Tale

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!

Fierce History

5,000 years of startling stories from Ireland and around the globe

Bestselling author, Colin Murphy, explores the historical figures and events that have existed for centuries in the fringes and brings them out into the open for the reader.  Full of historical stories which will intrigue you, captivate you, revolt you and even make you laugh!

Where Are You, Puffling?

An Irish Adventure

Written by Gerry Daly and Erika McGann

A puffling has gone in search of adventure – now her parents can’t find her anywhere!

Can the animals of Skellig help them find their little puffling?

Best-Loved Bernard Shaw

Edited by Anthony Roche, Written by Bernard Shaw

An attractive & approachable selection of the work of Bernard Shaw, one of the most remarkable people of the 20th century. His steely self-determination turned the conviction that he would become a great writer into reality. With extracts from his plays, essays and personal letters.