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The Book of Feckin' Irish Insults for gobdaws as thick as manure and only half as useful

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Unless you have trouble spelling IQ or are so mean you'd squeeze drink out of a floozie's knickers, grab this Feckin' Book now and get your insult in first!

Dare to Dream

Irish People Who Took on the World (and Won!)

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Graham Corcoran

Adventurers, explorers, inventors, dreamers: for a small country Irish people have had a huge impact internationally, from helping street children in India, to saving Jewish children during World War II and exploring new worlds. From Michael Collins to Rosie Hackett, Lady Gregory to Tom Crean.

The House on Hawthorn Road

Two children, from different centuries – Robbie, a mischief-maker from the 1950’s and Beth from modern day – time travel through the walls of a magical house in Dublin.

 

The Dublin Marathon

Celebrating 40 Years

Written by Sean McGoldrick, Foreword by Dick Hooper

The Dublin Marathon was founded in 1980; since then, ‘Marathon Weekend’ – on the October Bank holiday weekend – has become a fixture on the Irish running calendar as thousands of runners race the 26.2 mile route through the streets of Dublin and the city turns out to support them.

Noel Cunningham's Guide to Modern Irish Manners

With his infectious charm and sharp wit Noel Cunningham shares with you his tips on sailing through life’s events, enabling people to be themselves, while solving the thorny issues of which fork to use, who goes through a door first, how to attend an important interview. The correct way of doing those things will become clear.

The Night-time Cat and the Plump, Grey Mouse

A Trinity College Tale

Written by Erika McGann, By (artist) Lauren O'Neill

Follow the Night-Time Cat, Pangur Bán, as she searches Trinity College for the plump grey mouse. Along the way she asks for help from various figures in Trinity College, from Oscar Wilde to Count Dracula. Will Pangur Bán get her prize or will this mischievous mouse evade capture? An enchanting tale full of adventure and discovery.

As Time Goes By

Alice began the year wondering how she would feel about reaching eighty. She was pleasantly surprised to discover that it was just another milestone on a journey that is still varied and interesting. Here she writes about these feelings, and the many pleasant and challenging events of her eightieth year.

Blood Upon the Rose

Easter 1916: The Rebellion That Set Ireland Free

Written by and Illustrated by Gerry Hunt

The Easter 1916 Rising: an unlikely band of freedom fighters – teachers, poets, writers, patriots, trade unionists – declare an Irish Republic. From this dramatic gesture, a nation is born…
The rebellion that set Ireland free, told as a graphic novel.

Shooting for the Stars

My Journey to Become Ireland’s First Astronaut

Written by Dr. Norah Patten, Illustrated by Jennifer Farley

Follow Norah as she brings you on a journey high above the earth and into space. You will learn about space travel, astronaut training and life without gravity. A fun and engaging book about space and becoming an astronaut but most importantly a book about following your dreams no matter how big!

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.

Rugby Redzone

Sports Academy Book 2

Five kids with one dream: to become the greatest sports stars in the world!

Read all about Kim and her friends at Sports Academy where, with the help of eccentric, genius coaches, they are transformed into serious players in their own sports.

Football Fiesta

Sports Academy Book 1

Five kids with one dream: to become the greatest sports stars in the world!

Joe knows he has no chance of catching the mysterious scout’s eye – he loves football, but he’s by far the worst player in his club. Despite this, he’s whisked away to a remote island and teamed up with four other kids: Kim, Craig, Ajit and Jess.

 

 

The Children of Lir

Ireland's Favourite Legend

Written by Laura Ruth Maher, Illustrated by Conor Busuttil

This charming rhyming story tells the legend of The Children of Lir, who were turned into swans by their wicked stepmother and forced to wander across Ireland for 900 years.

Lily at Lissadell

Written by Judi Curtin, Cover design or artwork by Rachel Corcoran

When Lily is a young teenager, the time comes for her and her friends to leave school and find work; some are emigrating to America, some going to work in shops. Lily is going into service in the Big House – Lissadell. A warm and engaging story about friendship, life in the early 20th century and how the political world affects everyone.

Resistance

In a Nazi-Occupied Ireland, Where Would You Stand?

In Nazi-occupied Ireland, Roisin Tierney hides her Jewish heritage. But when the chance arises to resist the Nazis, Roisin and her friends face hard choices - that could cost their lives.

My First Book of Irish Vehicles

Discover things that go with this fun and engaging baby board book. My First Book of Irish Vehicles is filled with different kinds of transport from bikes to trucks and boats to planes and everything in between. Babies will learn to recognise the vehicles moving around them with this compact book.