The first eight books in the acclaimed 16Lives series. Meticulously researched yet written in an accessible fashion, these biographies of the men executed for their role in the 1916 Rising can be read as individual volumes but together they make a highly collectible series.
The second eight books in the acclaimed 16Lives series. Meticulously researched yet written in an accessible fashion, these biographies of the men executed for their role in the 1916 Rising can be read as individual volumes but together they make a highly collectible series.
Alice Taylor guides us through the steps and ways to live a conscious life and focus on the goodness of the world around us. Alice also inspires the reader to be attentive to the here and now and embrace moments as they arise.
An extended memoir with reminiscences about the Author's friends, family members and even beloved animals that have passed away. A therapeutic book demonstrating a compassionate way of dealing with bereavement.
The idea of place runs like a river through the life and works of the poet and playwright W.B. Yeats. This book focuses on his time in Dublin, London, Sligo and elsewhere in the west of Ireland, embracing the homes, landscapes and people that impacted his life and stimulated his vast body of work.
In 1964 Arkle's win in the Cheltenham Gold Cup marked the start of an incredible campaign by Ireland’s most legendary racehorse. Fifty years on from his incredible wins, Anne Holland looks at Arkle’s career, which has never been surpassed.
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.
Sarah Grace is a sexual assault survivor. On 17 July 2019, she fell asleep like any other night. A burglar broke into her apartment and attacked her as she slept. That violent assault reduced her life to ashes. This powerful account of healing and thriving is also a call to arms.
Olympian, Hockey World Cup Goalkeeper of the Tournament, Winner of Four All-American Awards: the inspirational story of one of the best hockey goalkeepers in the world, who lost her mum at a young age, went into foster care, and found a home between the goal posts in the Senior Women’s Irish hockey team.
He was the Darling of the Depression. At a time when the Mob ruled the prize ring, Jimmy McLarnin and his manager Pop Foster stayed out of the clutches of the gunmen.
Gerry Adams offers his own unique, intimate account of the early years of his career, from his childhood in working-class Belfast to the more turbulent years of social activism that followed. Updated with new introduction and epilogue covering the huge changes in Irish society since the Good Friday Agreement.
An attractive & approachable selection of the work of Bernard Shaw, one of the most remarkable people of the 20th century. His steely self-determination turned the conviction that he would become a great writer into reality. With extracts from his plays, essays and personal letters.
Told through his own words, this essential introduction to Oscar Wilde’s extraordinary life and work is accompanied by stimulating commentary and stylish design and illustration. For new readers and devotees alike.
On August 26th 1913, the trams of Dublin stopped. Over the next four months, James Larkin would lead the workers of Dublin against William Martin Murphy and the Employers Federation in a conflict that would change the face of Irish society.
A tribute to Big Tom McBride, ‘the Johnny Cash of Irish country music’. From labourer to music star, the journey of the singer who brought so much joy to fans at home and to emigrants abroad over five decades.
Salute the remarkable Irish women who changed history in this beautifully illustrated book. From Irish women who made changes in Ireland to those who made changes abroad. From adventurers to inventors; explorers to warriors; from designers to writers; rebel leaders to presidents, this book is a true celebration of Irish Women.