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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!

The River Shannon

Ireland's Majestic Waterway

The River Shannon is both a visitor’s and a photographer’s delight. This stunning waterway is a feast for the eyes in every season and every time of the day and night.

The Great Big Book of Irish Wildlife

Through the Seasons

Written by Juanita Browne, Illustrated by Barry Reynolds

A beautiful picture book tracking nature through the seasons in Ireland. It explores nature in your back garden as well as weird and wonderful natural phenomena, such as the metamorphosis from Tadpole to Frog; the Red Deer rut in autumn; or a starling flock in winter.

Paprika

In the first collection of stories by Frank McGuinness, this award-winning master storyteller writes above all about freedom: freedom to love, freedom from hate, freedom to speak, freedom to silence. In hypnotic, spellbinding prose, Frank McGuinness hears the voices and sees the visions of his own troubled times.

And Life Lights Up

Moments that Matter

Written by Alice Taylor, Photographs by Emma Byrne

Alice Taylor guides us through the steps and ways to live a conscious life and focus on the goodness of the world around us. Alice also inspires the reader to be attentive to the here and now and embrace moments as they arise.

Island of Adventures

Fun things to do all around Ireland

Ireland is full of adventures! Fun and excitement wait around every corner – in the city, in the countryside, and over the mountains. Surf an Atlantic wave, go horse-trekking through the wilderness or dance to Irish music.

Blazing a Trail

Irish Women Who Changed the World

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Lauren O'Neill

Salute the remarkable Irish women who changed history in this beautifully illustrated book. From Irish women who made changes in Ireland to those who made changes abroad. From adventurers to inventors; explorers to warriors; from designers to writers; rebel leaders to presidents, this book is a true celebration of Irish Women.

The Stars Are Our Only Warmth

Written by Alice Leahy, With Catherine Cleary

The Stars Are Our Only Warmth tells powerful truths about Irish life and the people who taught Alice what it is to be alive in this world.

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 Day Henry Met ... a dog

Written by and By (artist) Gilly

One day Henry meets a dog. Dog is sad because she doesn’t have a best friend. This gives Henry a great idea! Join Henry and Dog as they embark on their adventures to find a best friend for Dog! Maybe, they don't need to look that far.

Keep it Country

A Celebration of Irish Country Music

Immerse yourself in all that's great about the vibrant Irish country music scene. From Big Tom, Philomena and Daniel to Nathan, Lisa, Mike and many more, the leading lights of Irish country in their own words. This book is a must-have for Irish country music fans.

Big Tom

The King of Irish Country

A tribute to Big Tom McBride, ‘the Johnny Cash of Irish country music’. From labourer to music star, the journey of the singer who brought so much joy to fans at home and to emigrants abroad over five decades.

Tomi

Tomi Reichental's Holocaust Story

‘At the age of six I began to fear for the future. … By the age of nine I was on the run for my life. … By the time I was ten I had seen all there was to see.’

The incredible true story of how a small boy survived Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. An accessible and honest account of the Holocaust that provides lessons that are relevant today.

 

Bold, Brilliant and Bad

Irish Women from History

From every county in Ireland, meet women who made a real difference to the world we live in today. From creative craftswomen to singing sensations, poets to sporting champions, patriots, scientists and more, the stories of amazing women from our history are too often neglected and forgotten.

Bright Sparks

Amazing Discoveries, Inventions and Designs by Women

An introduction to fifty extraordinary discoveries, inventions and designs by inspirational women. Meet incredible inventors from around the world, and learn how inventions happen. A beautifully illustrated guide to remarkable, practical, skillful and amazing inventions which have made their mark.

You've Got A Friend

The fantastic follow-up to Time After Time and Stand By Me

Families are so complicated! Molly’s dad seems so lonely. He lives on his own, he won’t get a pet, he doesn’t get on with his brother … Best friends Molly and Beth suspect his problems lie in his past, but what can two thirteen-year-olds do about that?