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Great Moments in Irish Football

Soccer is a world renowned sport filled with excitement and exhilaration. Ray McManus and his team at Sportsfile have been there through the decades, passionately following the boys in green and capturing the essence of this physical, punishing sport and those who play it.

Thrills and Spills

Celebrating Irish Jump Racing

Photographed by Healy Racing, Written by Donn McClean and Healy Racing

An amazing collection of Irish jump-racing photographs that captures the last decade of the Irish horse-racing scene. For every leap of victory and fist pump, there is a crunching fall or a win that almost was: Pat 'Cash' Healy’s has captured it all with his camera, with captions by Donn McClean.

The Dublin Marathon

Celebrating 40 Years

Written by Sean McGoldrick, Foreword by Dick Hooper

The Dublin Marathon was founded in 1980; since then, ‘Marathon Weekend’ – on the October Bank holiday weekend – has become a fixture on the Irish running calendar as thousands of runners race the 26.2 mile route through the streets of Dublin and the city turns out to support them.

Dingle Dinners

From the Chefs of Ireland's #1 Foodie Town

Written by Trevis Gleason, Foreword by Neven Maguire, Photographs by Elaine Kennedy and Joanne Murphy

What do chefs cook for their own friends and family? These irresistible dinners come from people who have made Dingle a foodie hotspot. Discover backstories of these experts, many of whom made the rounds of the world’s culinary centres, who prepare some of the best food Ireland has to offer.

Semple Stadium

Field of Legends

A richly illustrated history of "the home of hurling" from its opening in 1910 right up to now. The building and development of the stadium, major games, significant players and managers, broadcasting from the grounds, the work of the groundsmen, other events held at the stadium and more.

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!

Wild Ireland

A Nature Journey from Shore to Peak

A journey across Ireland, in words and dazzling images, exploring the nature we pass  every day, as well as deep in the bog, high in the mountains and under crashing waves. Discover alpine flowers blooming in the Burren, meet ferocious anemones on our shorelines, and visit the Shannon Dolphins, who have had a place in local legend for centuries. 

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Point to Point

The Heart of Irish Horse Racing

Written by Healy Racing and Richard Pugh

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 Same Age as the State

The Autobiography of Máire Cruise O'Brien

The autobiography of a unique woman, spanning most of the 20th century. It is filled with famous people including revolutionaries, writers, statesmen and many more· A compelling insight into a time of great upheaval in Ireland, Europe and Africa.

History's Daughter

A Memoir from the only child of Terence MacSwiney

The amazing life story of Máire MacSwiney Brugha, daughter of Terence MacSwiney. Taken by her mother to Germany after her father's death on hunger strike, she was reared as a german girl for years before coming home. Fascinating and eye-opening

Mourne Country

A Journey Through the Majestic Mountains and Beyond

Written by and Photographed by Gareth McCormack

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.

The Nana

Written by Alice Taylor, Photographs by Emma Byrne

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.

Hope and History

Making Peace in Ireland

Is the unique inside story, revealing the truth behind the headlines of how the peace process was begun, and brought to fruition. Adams conveys the tensions, the sense of teetering on the brink, and he has a sharp eye and acute ear for the more humorous foibles of political allies and enemies alike.

 

Strong Words, Brave Deeds

The Poetry, Life and Times of Thomas O'Brien, Volunteer in the Spanish Civil War

Edited by Gustav Klaus

A collection of his poems and plays by Thomas O'Brien (1914-1974), poet, playwright, publisher, communist, IRA member and founding member of the revolutionary New Theatre Group, with an account of his life.

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.

Irish Stone Walls

History, Building, Conservation

Written by and Illustrated by Pat McAfee

A unique history and 'how to' book on one of Ireland's most distinctive landscape features - the stone wall. The Irish countryside is a patchwork of over 250,000 miles of stone wall.