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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.

The Bloodied Field

Croke Park. Sunday 21 November 1920

Bloody Sunday. A gaelic football match in Dublin's Croke Park became the scene of a massacre of 14 people by the Royal Irish Constabulary, following the IRA assassination of British military agents. Updated edition of this exceptional and prizewinning book.

Bloodstorm

A Karl Kane Novel

Karl Kane is a private investigator with a dark past, his mother murdered when he was a child. Years later, Karl has a chance to avenge his mother's murder, but allows the opportunity to slip through his hands. When two young girls are sexually molested and then brutally murdered, Karl holds himself responsible.

The Blue Horse

Written by Marita Conlon-McKenna, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

Katie's whole world is turned upside down when her family's home is destroyed by fire. Everything they had is gone, and instead of pulling together it seems as though her family is falling apart.

Blue Lavender Girl

Tia moves to the countryside for the summer: she expects to be bored, but ends up learning lots of things about herself and the world around her.

Blue, Where Are You?

Written by Wes Magee, Illustrated by Margaret Suggs

On their first evening in their new home, Josh and Jo's cat Blue is nowhere to be found. Will Josh and Jo find their missing cat?
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Bobby Sands

Freedom Fighter

Written by Gerry Hunt, Coloured by Matt Griffin

‘Bobby’ Sands was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze. This graphic novel, the first of its kind, brings Bobby Sands’ story to life in a whole new way.

The Bodhrán Makers

Life is harsh in close-knit community of Dirrabeg, a community on the Dingle Peninsula facing extinction in the mid-1950's. Donal Hallpelly’s bodhran playing brings him into conflict with Canon Tett, the ultraconservative local priest, determined to stamp out the last vestiges of paganism in his community.

Bold, Brilliant and Bad

Irish Women from History

From every county in Ireland, meet women who made a real difference to the world we live in today. From creative craftswomen to singing sensations, poets to sporting champions, patriots, scientists and more, the stories of amazing women from our history are too often neglected and forgotten.

The Boldness of Betty

A 1913 Dublin Lockout Novel

Written by Anna Carey, Cover illustration by Lauren O'Neill

It’s summer 1913 and Betty Rafferty has had to leave school aged 14. She is lucky to gets a job in a sweet shop, but is bored and looks with envy at her customers who attend the nearby posh girls school. But life in Dublin becomes anything but boring when industrial unrest brings the city to a halt.

Bonjour Alice

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Woody Fox, Cover illustration by Nicola Colton

Megan’s really looking forward to the summer holidays – her whole family is going to France, and best of all Alice is coming too!

The fifth book about Alice and Megan

Boo and Bear

Written by Enda Wyley, Illustrated by Greg Massardier

Boo is afraid. Will she ever learn to be brave? A charming story for starter readers.

The Book of Deadly Irish Quotations some smart fecker in the pub is always blatherin' on about

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Ever dreamt of cutting dead some annoying fecker in the pub with a razor-sharp witticism? The good news is that all those Irish masters of the spoken and written word -- Wilde, Behan, Shaw and many more -- have done it for you. All you have to do is take the words out of the master's mouths …

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!

The Book of Feckin' Irish Slang that's great craic for cute hoors and bowsies

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

The almost incomprehensible wit and wonder of Irish slang words.

Can you tell your bowsies from your gougers from your gurriers? No? Well, it's time to stop acting the maggot and find out, courtesy of this invaluable reference book that's been donkey's years in the making (only coddin').

The Book of Feckin' Irish Trivia

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

More trivia about Ireland than you ever needed to know!


Distract yourself from doom-and-gloom with useless information: guaranteed to make you a hit at parties or gatherings of more than one person!