A pint-sized draft of potent mirth and malarkey from Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Brendan Behan, and many other wags, on love and marriage to death and dying and everything in between.
Kitty’s excited to be going to the zoo. Her big sister Clara thinks it will be boring! But when they get there, there’s so much going on!
Follow the sisters around Dublin Zoo and meet the cheeky giraffe, the swimming tiger and lots, lots more.
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.
When Grace and her five best friends are forced to take part in the Witch Trials, they risk life and limb to compete against other trainee witches in magical, death-defying stunts. But when they are discovered to be mere humans, this supernatural world turns against them, and the real nightmare begins.
Six stories, one set in Dublin the others in the countryside, about children who get caught up in the War of Independence and suffer dire consequences.
DI Ellen Kelly's career seems to be stalling – again. And her feelings for Jim O’Dwyer feel like they’re spiralling out of control. Meanwhile, someone is out there, stalking the weak, bringing misery and fear, and it’s Ellen’s job to stop them. Could it be that this time, for the first time, Ellen is the one trapped in the web?
Alice and Megan go to Lanzarote with Grace, for some fun in the sun. But life's never simple when Alice is around, and now she wants to fix Grace’s brother’s love life! Alice's schemes seem crazy, but sometimes she really can sort things out. Maybe Megan just needs to trust her best friend – even if it means helping mean girl, Melissa ...
The third of Alice Taylor's unique accounts of life in the Irish countryside, and another massive bestseller with universal appeal.
A comprehensive overview of the history of flight in Ireland. Accompanied by over 100 stunning photographs, Donal MacCarron tells the story of ballooning, aeronautica and aviation. A fascinating and accessible history.
An award-winning, beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells now available in Spanish.
Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript.
Spanish language edition
Whether castrating horses or tending to stoned Alsatians, Gillian Hick's sense of humour never deserts her in this engaging account of her life as a vet.
Vet on a Mission tells the story of a wife and mother of three who sets up her own small animal veterinary practice – the tears, the laughter and the whirlwind of chaos that follows!
Continues the story of veterinary surgeon Gillian Hick's escapades among the animal population. She continues her stories about the ever-varied, often-harried, amusing but always interesting life of a general-practice vet.
Meara's Granddad lives by the mysterious lake of Loughareema. Some days it’s full and shimmering, and some days it's completely empty! Grandad has plenty of stories about why it vanishes. Is it mermaids? Narwhals? Giants? Meara doesn't believe any of these stories, but with a little imagination she may eventually discover the ‘real’ reason ...
A comprehensive book by seasoned baker Valerie O’Connor, which covers all areas of cooking.
The first book in the famine trilogy
Under the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book and a classic for young readers worldwide. Set during the Irish famine, it follows three children as they travel across the country to find their family.