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Saga

Ghost, a fifteen-year-old air-boarding punk lives in a vast dark futuristic metropolis. But a mysterious stranger appears to break her out of jail, then challenges the whole basis of reality.

The Old Country

'Never look too long into the eyes of a fox'
'So this is what it's like to have fingers,' the girl laughed, and pointed the bow at Gisella. 'How does the world look from the other side of the crossbow?'

Kate

When Kate goes to her very first Irish dancing lesson she is smitten: It's like flying, she decides. It’s the best thing she's ever done. But, coming from a poor family in Dublin's Liberties in the 1930s, how can Kate continue with her dancing? How could she ever afford a fancy dancing costume?

Afraid of the Dark

The Tragic Story of Robert Holohan

Robert Holohan's murder in January 2005 shocked the entire country. Here is the full, tragic story, told by a Cork-based journalist who covered it right from the start.

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

Looking Under Stones

Roots, Family and a Dingle Childhood

'This is not a story of me, but of me and mine, of my place and theirs, of places north, south, east and west in Ireland ... and of the times and traditions that left an indelible mark on a growing boy.'

On the Road

From Tara to Tiananmen Square by way of Chuck Berry

There are very few people who can claim to have sat in Tammy Wynette's bath and sung 'Stand By Your Man' and had Billy Connolly sing one of your songs on Michael Parkinson.


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Crowning the Customer

How To Become Customer-Driven

How to become Customer Driven
Customer service is the competitive business battleground of the twenty-first century. This book is a hands-on guide for people who run businesses or work in them.

The Stolen Village

Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates

In 1631 Barbary pirates kidnapped the inhabitants of Baltimore, West Cork in a daring night time raid. Only two of them ever returned. Here is the story of their kidnap, sale in the slave markets of Algiers and the political fallout from the attack.

Castles of Ireland

Castles are the most familiar medieval landmark across the Irish countryside. Their often romantic appearance belies their turbulent history and their lore abounds in stories of sieges, betrayals and daring escapes.

 

La Cuisine Irlandaise

At last a definitive, entertaining and easy to use Irish cook book bursting with the colours and flavours of Irish food.


French Edition

Kings of September

The Day Offaly Denied Kerry Five in a Row

The award-winning and bestselling account of the classic 1982 final. An epic story of triumph and loss, joy and tragedy.
Boylesports Irish Sports Book of the Year 2007

Abbeylara

The Tragic Shooting of John Carthy

On 20 April 2000 John Carthy emerged from his home in Abbeylara, County Longford after a twenty-five hour stand-off with the police.

Vet on the Loose

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.

Irish Cooking

At last a definitive, entertaining and easy to use Irish cook book bursting with the colours and flavours of Irish food.

Life Sentence

Murder Victims and their Families

Based on personal interviews with victims' families, Catherine Cleary tells the horrific stories of twelve murders and how their families have survived the ordeal.