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On The Banks of the Dodder

Rathgar & Churchtown: An Illustrated History

Written by Ged Walsh, Illustrated by Michael O'Brien, Introduced by Peter Pearson

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. 

The Pooka Party

A madcap tale of what to do if you feel sad and lonely, starring one shapeshifting hero with some musical monsters, flying cakes and a guest appearance by the Moon.

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.

My Little Album of Ireland

An English / Irish Wordbook

Written by Juliette Saumande, Illustrated by Tarsila Krüse

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.

Flat Out

Celebrating Irish Flat Racing

Written by Healy Racing and Donn McClean

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!

Ah ... That's Gas!

The ads, fads and mad happenings that swept the Irish nation

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.

Football Spirit

United they Stand, United they Soar

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 Turning of the Year

Lore and Legends of the Irish Seasons

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.

Puffling and the Egg

Written by Gerry Daly and Erika McGann

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?

We Go Into Action Today at Noon ...

First-hand Accounts from Ireland’s Revolutionary Years, 1913–22

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 Spooktacular Place to Be

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!

Lily's Dream

A Lissadell Story

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Rachel Corcoran

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!

Tea for One

Written by Alice Taylor, Photographs by Emma Byrne

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.

The Players' Advice

Tips and Tactics from GAA Stars

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.

The Little Bee Charmer of Henrietta Street

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Rachel Corcoran

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!

Stories from the Sea

Legends, adventures and tragedies of Ireland's coast

Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

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.