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Lily Takes a Chance

A Lissadell Story

Written by Judi Curtin, Cover illustration by Rachel Corcoran

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's Nature-Spotting Adventure

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.

 

Paddy Reilly

From The Fields of Athenry to The Dubliners and Beyond

Written by Paddy Reilly, With Tom Gilmore

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.

You Can Do It, Rosie!

Written by Elena Browne, Illustrated by Brian Fitzgerald

‘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!

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 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.

Gulliver

Written by Jonathan Swift, Retold by Mary Webb, Illustrated by Lauren O'Neill

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.

The Strange Tale of Barnabus Kwerk

Written by Erika McGann, Illustrated by Phillip Cullen

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 …

Kings for a Day

The Story of Armagh and their 2002 Journey to Sam Maguire

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.

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 Sackville Street Caper

Molly Malone and Bram Stoker

Written by Alan Nolan, Cover illustration by Shane Cluskey

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.

Solace

Life, loss and the healing power of nature

‘Calms the mind and soothes the soul’
Alice Taylor

On her soulful journey, writer and photographer Catherine Drea reflects on childhood and adult loss, the healing power of family and community and ageing. Her lens captures fleeting moments in nature – the light in the landscape, the lie of the land, our precious wildlife. A balm for the soul.

The Book of Secrets

Written by Alex Dunne, Cover illustration by Shona Shirley Macdonald

The Trooping Fairies arrive in Clonbridge for their revels, awakening other creatures with mischief and chaos in mind. Cat Donnelly and her friends are planning the ultimate trick-or-treating strategy, but with the Fairies in town, this Halloween she needs all her courage and cunning to save her family.

Wild and Wonderful

Around the World with Éanna

Written by Éanna Ní Lamhna, Cover illustration by Linda Fahrlin

A very personal world tour, exploring how it feels to be among plants and animals in another continent and not to recognise a single thing! From tundra to reefs, rainforests to desserts, she explores the world's ecosystems, and the damage humans are causing. She also talks about her broadcasting career, sharing a love of nature with her many fans.

Fox & Son Tailers

Rory’s dad, Fox, is a tailer. The BEST in the business! Animals come from all over to have their tails made by him. Rory helps in the shop and one of his jobs is measuring the customers for the tails - which isn't always easy!
But Rory is bored of making the same old tails. He has his own amazing ideas ...

Irish Mammy in Your Pocket

World–renowned for her unique look at life there is no-one quite like the Irish Mammy. From the weather to your choice of clothing the quintessential Irish Mam has something to say on every subject. This handy collection of Mammyisms will ensure you are never without an Irish Mammy’s words of wisdom.