Explore Dún Laoghaire and its coastal surroundings as Peter Pearson reveals the story behind its transformation from rocky granite shoreline to grand Victorian ‘watering place’, to the bustling town it is now.
With over 250 illustrations, this is a fascinating journey through the history and heritage of Dún Laoghaire, Sandycove and Dalkey.
Take a photographic journey around Ireland's coast and explore the landscape, history, heritage and wildlife of the offshore islands. From rugged cliffs thronged with seabirds to tranquil bays, and from quiet strands to bustling villages, Carsten and Richard's words and images bring to life the uniqueness of these small, sea-locked worlds.
A graphic novel telling a thrilling tale of passion, courage and determination. Michael Collins was a hero in life, and in death his legend continues to grow. Joining the IRB in London, he took his place in the GPO at Easter 1916, then created the Intelligence network that won freedom from British rule.
Meet the inspiring young Irish people taking on the world!
Award-winning author of Blazing a Trail and Dare to Dream, Sarah Webb interviews inspiring young Irish people about their amazing achievements.
It’s never too early to achieve your dreams – why not start today?
Mum, Dad and Millie are off on their summer holidays to beautiful Inis Oirr. With a little help from the not-so-shipwrecked MV Plassey, Millie has a magical moonlit adventure!
Maybe it's not quite so long since the Plassey's last voyage after all...
Lissadell House, Sligo, 1915. In the Big House, young housemaid Lily feels life is changing for everyone – decisions are being made by others for her friend Maeve de Markievicz, the countesses daughter, and Lily fears for her new friend Sam also. Can Lily help her friends without getting into too much trouble?
Billy Conker is a young conservationist who travels around the world, discovering amazing animals and plants and finding ways to help and protect them. Now you can join Billy on his mission! It’s not going to be easy. Some animals are already struggling – or even endangered – and these are the hardest to find.
Patrick 'Paddy' Reilly is one of Ireland's most famous balladeers, best known for his renditions of "The Fields of Athenry", "Rose of Allendale" and "The Town I Loved So Well". Paddy shares his memories of nearly 60 years as a solo performer, as well as his nine years with The Dubliners.
‘Let’s go on an adventure!’ says Aoife. But poor Rosie is an old dog. Can she do it?
With a little imagination and lots of help from everyone they meet along the way, of course she can!
A trip to the park can be just as magical as any adventure to the mountains or the sea - as long as Rosie is there!
The true grassroots of Irish horse racing, Point-to-Point tracks are transformed from farmland by dedicated volunteers into temporary racetracks. Photographer Pat Healy and writer Richard Pugh introduce the riders, handlers, venues and famous horses that give Irish point-to-pointing such a unique spirit.
The Irish nana is a repository of family history, memory and lore. Alice celebrates her own nanas, part of the generation born after the Great Famine. She herself is now a nana too, and explores the old and the new, the ‘then’ and ‘now’, the nana of yesteryear and of today, with her characteristic empathy and love.
Lost in a land of small people, Gulliver has to learn their ways and avoid starving! Then he lands in a country of giants. A beautifully illustrated and energetic retelling of one of the world's favourite stories.
Barnabus Kwerk has a secret. It’s so secret that not even he knows it: but his Aunt Jemima does.
It’s about to change Barnabus’s life forever. And it all begins with the Clockwork …
22 September, 2002 is a date engrained in the mind of every Armagh fan, as the Sam Maguire was lifted in front of a sea of orange and white for the first time. Twenty years on, Orchard stars, fans and opponents all contribute to paint a vivid picture of the day that Armagh were Kings for a Day.
Author and photographer Gareth McCormack shares his passion, knowledge and stunning pictures of the High Mournes and the towns and villages, forests and estates that surround these magnificent peaks.
Eleven year old Bram Stoker, future author of Dracula, escapes school to 1850s Dublin City seeking adventure. There he meets Molly Malone, accomplished sneak thief and part time fishmonger. Together they must thwart the evil Count Vladimir who plans to steal the Irish Crown Jewels from Dublin Castle.