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The Easter Rising

A Guide to Dublin in 1916

Defying all the odds 1600 men, women and children went out on 24 April, Easter Monday, 1916 to fight for an independent Ireland. Vividly illustrated, this book takes you through the battle-torn streets of Dublin.

Call of the Whales

An adventure story set in the endless days of a freezing Arctic landscape, with a haunting presence in the form of the magnificent bowhead whales.

Adam's Starling

Written by Gillian Perdue, Illustrated by Barry Reynolds

Winner of the Eilís Dillon Memorial Award. Adam's Starling tells the story of nine-year-old Adam who is finding life very diffficult. At home no-one has any time for him and at school bullies pick on him.

Jimeen

An Irish Comic Classic

Written by Pádraig O Siocfhradha, Illustrated by Kieron Black, Translated by Ide Ni Laoghaire and Peter Fallon

Jimeen is Ireland's favourite rogue, a classic character loved by generations of children. He is always in trouble - he simply cannot resist it. But it is never his fault!

The Great Pig Escape

Written by Linda Moller, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Runtling the pig and his siblings narrowly escape the terrible fate of being sold at the market. While making their way across country, they learn all sorts of new things about themselves, about humans and about the world outside the farmyard.

Celtic Names for Children

Written by Loreto Todd, Illustrated by Nicola Emoe

A dictionary of over 2,000 Celtic names from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany, with origins, meanings and pronunciation.

John Charles McQuaid

Ruler of Catholic Ireland

An in-depth study of the most significant Irish clergyman in the history of the state.

Survivors

A True-Life Titanic Story

Written by Elisabeth Navratil, Translated by Joan de Sola Pinto

Based on the true story of the author's father and uncle, who survived the Titanic disaster as children, but could not be identified because they had been travelling under false names.

The Young Rebels

A stirring story set against the background of the 1916 Rising. John Joe is a pupil in Padraig Pearse's school, and gets caught up in the dramatic events of the Rebellion. Compelling and evocative.

Gangland

The Shocking Exposé of the Criminal Underworld

Number 1 Bestseller
Gangland! investigates who is pulling the strings behind the scenes - the families that form the Irish mafia - and examines the way in which their net has spread across Ireland and beyond.

In Deep Dark Wood

When Bella Blackwell moves in next door, life takes a frightening and thrilling turn for Mia. Her brother and granny don't trust "The Bird Woman", and when she disappears their fear become real. A thrilling adventure story from Ireland's best-selling children's author.

Oliver StJohn Gogarty

A Poet and His Times

An insightful biography of one of Ireland's most exuberent characters: the inspiration for buck Mulligan in Ulysses, a senator, playwright, champion athlete and surgeon, Gogarty was called 'one of the greatest lyric poets of the age' by Yeats.

Red Hugh

The Kidnap of Hugh O'Donnell

In 1857 the old Irish clans struggled desperately to hold on to their lands against Queen Elizabeth, who also had the Spanish Armada to worry about. Could this be Hugh O'Donnell's opportunity to escape from Dublin Castle?

Benny and Babe

Benny suffers a severe blow to his pride when he meets Babe. He may be a wise guy, but she is at least three steps ahead of him, and they are on her territory.

Sinn Féin

A Hundred Turbulent Years

The fascinating story of one of the oldest and most controversial parties in Irish politics over the last hundred years.

Wild Irish Women

Extraordinary Lives from History

From patriots to pirates, warriors to writers, and mistresses to male impersonators, this book looks at the unorthodox lives of inspiring Irish women.