Take a trip along the Dodder and see the two suburbs, Rathgar and Churchtown, nestling on opposite banks. Their evolution gives a unique view on the development of Dublin and Ireland through the centuries: from fields and farms to the densely-populated, busy suburbs of the 21st century.
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.
My Little Album of Ireland takes the youngest of readers on a fun filled tour of the Emerald Isle. Along the way, they will build up their vocabulary in English and Irish.
A thrilling collection of photographs from the Sport of Kings, horse racing. Featuring over a decade of the most exciting races throughout Ireland: and the successful riders taking on the best in the world!
What has Ireland really been talking about for the last forty years? Those iconic moments, controversies and unexpected fads that we just could not get enough of.
From the team that brought you The A to Z of Being Irish and A-Z of an Irish Christmas, this is Irish culture with a light touch and lashings and lashings of rose-tinted nostalgia.
Rugby Spirit book 8.
Eoin wants a break from rugby this year and he jumps at the chance to play soccer instead! But who is the ghostly footballer with links to Dalymount Park that Eoin and his friends keep meeting?
From Busby Babes to Castlerock Red Rockets, football links the generations.
The Irish have a close connection with the land and nature. This book brings us through the Irish seasons and the customs that welcomed each one in turn. From Samhain to Imbolc, to Bealtaine and to Lunasa, it examines the significance of, and legends associated with, this annual cycle.
When Puffling finds a lost egg on Skellig Michael, she sets off to return the egg to its nest!
She travels all over the island searching the owner of this stray egg, meeting lots of new friends along the way ... but who lost this mystery egg? And what kind of baby animal is going to hatch from it?
A fascinating view of a vital period in Irish history, from 1913 to Independence, based on statements made by nearly 2,000 people between 1947 and 1957 about their role in Ireland's fight for freedom. Eamonn Duggan explores the individual contributions of these remarkable people, and what they add to the history we thought we knew.
A spooky bus tour around Ireland, with our favourite Dublin Vampire! He travels to well-known places all over the country, including St. Michan's church (where the mummies sleep!), Kilkenny Castle, the Hill of Tara, and visits the giants at the causeway. But, when his travels are done, he decides that home is the most spooktacular place to be!
The further adventures of Lily: life as a maid in Lissadell House is always interesting, but with her friendship with Maeve under strain, a war in Europe starting and uncertainty about her future, she needs all her wits about her!
Some people are home alone by choice, while others, like Alice, journeyed into it through a change of circumstances. Alice discovers the challenges and pleasures of living alone.
With advice from over 100 of the top footballers, hurlers and camogie players in a range of areas such as gym, nutrition, routine, lifestyle, skill development, mindset and preparation.
When their father’s business fails, Eliza and Jonty Kane move to a tenement flat in Dublin city, number 16 Henrietta Street. From a crowded tenement to the dazzling world of the circus – can dreams really come true? A tale of bravery, adventure and bee charming!
Ireland is an island nation, inextricably linked with and dependent upon the sea which surrounds us. Let Jo Kerrigan's tales and Richard Mills' evocative photographs transport you to the coast to rediscover the stories and legends gathered over the centuries by its communities.