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Island Boy

Valentia, Skellig and my life at the ocean’s edge

‘There were twenty-five hours in my day then ... any job or challenge that the ocean or the harbour might offer was an option.’ From movies to oil rigs, damaged ships to deep-sea diving, running ferries and literally writing the book on the Skellig Islands, discover a unique life lived to the full.

Tea for One

A Celebration of Little Things

Written by Alice Taylor, Photographs by Emma Byrne

From improving her painting to perfecting her garden, exploring family histories and reclaiming her mother’s art of tea-making, Alice celebrates the small acts that fill her days and make her happy.

Dainty Dress Diaries

50 Beautiful Home-Crafting Projects to Awaken Your Creativity

Dainty Dress Diaries grew from Catherine Carton's popular blog and vlog channels, her 'floral, chalk painted, tea dress-wearing, creative corner of the internet'. Afternoon craft projects, recycling & upcycling ideas, gardening tips & sewing inspiration: the home you want on the budget you have.

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.

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.

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.

Under the Hawthorn Tree

A film treatment of Marita Conlon-McKenna's acclaimed novel, which brilliantly recreated the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s through the story of three young survivors.

Produced by Young Irish Filmmakers, and now available for the first time on DVD.

Muck and Merlot

A Book about Food, Wine and Muddy Boots

Written by Tom Doorley, Illustrated by Anne O'Hara

Tom Doorley introduces us to his life and loves. Passionate about food, wine and gardening, Tom interweaves stories of his childhood, adolescence and distinguished career as food and wine writer.

A Dublin Documentary

A beautiful collection of poems, family reminiscences and stunning photography brings Thomas Kinsella's Dublin to life. Here, Kinsella's poems are shaped around personal recollections of the people and places closest to his heart.

James Joyce

Portrait of a Dubliner

Written by and Illustrated by Alfonso Zapico, Translated by David Prendergast

The life of James Joyce in the form of a graphic novel. This story is dotted with anecdotes, as well as a captivating and beautifully drawn journey through the cities of Dublin, Trieste, Paris and Zurich. A stunning one-of-a-kind publication about Joyce's life.

A Coward if I Return, A Hero if I Fall

Stories of Irishmen in World War I

IRELAND’S FORGOTTEN LEGACY In 1914-1918, two hundred thousand Irishmen from all religions and backgrounds went to war. At least thirty-five thousand never came home. An award-winning collection of veterans’ stories as told by the families, with military records, surviving documents and letters.

Public Virtue, Public Love

An illustrated history of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin.

Feed Your Child Well

Babies, Toddlers and Older Children

Good nutrition in infancy and early childhood lays the foundations for a healthy life. This common-sense guide – now in its fourth edition – provides reliable, practical and unbiased advice on everything from the basics of nutrition to shopping wisely, from dealing with food refusal to allergies and obesity.

Follow the Old Road

Discover the Ireland of Yesteryear

Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

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.

Old Ways, Old Secrets

Pagan Ireland: Myth * Landscape * Tradition

Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

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. 

All in the Cooking

For many decades, All in the Cooking was the go-to book for anyone studying Home Economics in secondary school. Even today, it is an absolute gem to add to any cookbook collection, where you can relearn all the classic recipes you perfected as a teenager.