Using newly-released archive material, Dave Hannigan has pieced together a gripping, dramatic, and poignant account of one man’s courageous stand against the might of an empire.
How to build, conserve or renovate stone buildings in the authentic way. Learn how to uncover how buildings were constructed, and to renovate them sympathetically using traditional techniques and materials.
At least 130,000 Irish – from north and south – served during the Second World War. Seven thousand never returned. In this poignant yet detailed book, award winning author Neil Richardson documents veterans’ stories with personal interviews, military records, diaries and letters.
Packed with the latest research and information, this friendly guide will answer all your questions in a down-to-earth, practical way, supported by facts and women’s personal stories throughout.
With Catherine’s expert help you will be empowered and informed, and feeling like yourself again!
When Katherine Zappone and Ann Louise Gilligan met it was love. But that love had consequences which brought this couple to the High Court, and beyond.
Includes a foreword by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
A spectacular tour of Ireland's history for younger readers, from the ice age to the present day. Beautifully illustrated and a great read, this award-winning book is essential for every classroom and library: as well as being the perfect gift! Available both as large format and pocket sized hardback.
The first official history of the Irish Army Equitation School. Here, recounted in great detail and with stunning photographs, are the great highs and lows; the heartbreaks and excitements of top flight international competition. Includes all the famous riders and horses.
A dream line-up of racehorses, spanning 300 years, from the Byerley Turk to the steeplechasers and hurdlers of the 21st century, all brought to life by Anne’s Holland’s passion and expertise. Includes: The Byerley Turk, Eclipse, Manifesto, Nijinksy, Istabraq, Beef or Salmon, Moscow Flyer, Zenyatta and many more …
Alice Taylor's poems have proved perennially popular. Some have been woven into her phenomenally successful memoirs, and she has published three previous books of poetry. Organized thematically, this substantial collection includes sections entitled "The Home Place", "A Village Romance", "Grief and Grace", and "Winter Ploughing."
The Moon Spun Round takes children of all ages on an imaginative journey through W.B. Yeats’s poetry, folktales and childhood writing. Mysterious and beautiful illustrations spin out from Yeats’s haunting and enchanted words and rhythms.
A biography of the remarkable life of John Hunt, one of the world’s greatest medievalists, brings together a host of information about one of the most remarkable figures in the 20th century art scene.
By turning off the main highway and discovering old routes, some of which have been travelled for thousands of years, you will see Ireland in an entirely different way. Follow the Old Road will take you on a tour of a variety of pathways from great river roads to lost railways.
Today’s Ireland has never lost the link with its pagan past, never forgotten the old ways. This book reveals the hidden world of pagan Ireland, showing it still exists among the people and in the landscape where it belongs.