Alice Taylor's classic account of growing up in the Irish countryside, the biggest selling book ever published in Ireland. Beautifully illustrated throughout with a new introduction by the author.
‘At the age of six I began to fear for the future. … By the age of nine I was on the run for my life. … By the time I was ten I had seen all there was to see.’
The incredible true story of how a small boy survived Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. An accessible and honest account of the Holocaust that provides lessons that are relevant today.
Vet on a Mission tells the story of a wife and mother of three who sets up her own small animal veterinary practice – the tears, the laughter and the whirlwind of chaos that follows!
The official memoir of Margo O'Donnell, legendary Irish Country Music singer. For fifty years now the name 'Margo' has been synonymous with everything that is positive and enriching in Country and Irish music. This is the story of her life, the successes and difficult times, in her own words.
Dublin's wit, characters, everyday happenings and historical events are rewoven into a living tapestry of colour and language. MacThomáis brings us through the lanes and back alleys, pawnshops and markets and old medieval city. This book gives the essence of Dublin.
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.
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.
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.
Tea and talk: the perfect way to resolve any challenge you face in life: and in the hands of a consummate storyteller, you might need a second cup! Relax with Alice, sit and chat over a cup of tea, as she invites you into her life, and the life of the village that surrounds her.
Join Alice Taylor this Christmas as she welcomes us into her home and shows us the traditions of her family's Christmas. Alice looks back over her past Christmases and prepares for this Christmas.
Alice Taylor takes a journey back to the 1940s and 1950s in rural Ireland through the well-used schoolbooks that she has kept from that time. Poetry, legends, stories and history evoke a way of life, and pace of life, that's long changed.
'Looking back, my life was like riding on the wind with death travelling at speed not far behind.'
The exotic, colourful and secretive life of the CIA's most-wanted IRA man.
The official biography of one of Ireland’s most famous racing families. Twenty members of the immediate Kinane family from Tipperary have been jockeys: and one a world champion!
Read the story of Joe Dolan through his own interviews and the memories and anecdotes of his family that vividly bring to life the essence of Joe.
Sworn to Silence is the story of one boy’s quiet determination to stop wrongdoing. It is a story which the Irish Catholic church kept secret for almost four decades. This compelling and important book will present a candid and often moving first-hand account of events by Brendan Boland.
This is the truly shocking and harrowing story of a young girl whose stepfather began raping her when she was just twelve years old. After twenty years she finally found the strength to break free. An inspiration story of courage and survival.