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Brian Boru

Emperor of the Irish

An enthralling account of the life of Brian Boru, who grew to become High King of Ireland before dying in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.

Exploring the World of Colmcille

also Known as Columba

Written by Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald, Illustrated by Stephen Hall

A beautifully simple and accessible account of the world of Colmcille/Columba whose 1400th anniversary was celebrated in 1997. It deals with the life of the times of Colmcille and the saint's involvement in politics and religious affairs. Hardback.

Newgrange, Knowth and Dowth

Exploring the Majestic Passage Tombs of Ancient Ireland

Older than the Egyptian pyramids, older than Stonehenge, for 5,000 years the ancient megalithic tomb at Newgrange in County Meath has housed the remains of Stone Age ‘aristocracy’, sheltering the spirits of the long dead from the outside world.

Das Book of Kells

Eine Entdeckungsreise

Written by George Otto Simms, Translated by Beate Brandt, Illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O'Brien

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells.


Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript.
German language edition

Exploring the Book of Kells (Japanese)

Written by George Otto Simms, Illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O'Brien, Translated with commentary by Ms Terumi

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells.


Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript.
Japanese edition

The Secret of Kells

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Cartoon Saloon

See the movie that has wowed audiences around the world for yourself: Irish history and mythology reimagined for a new audience, and animated to the very highest standards.

Best-Loved Irish Legends

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson

Stories from long, long ago, part of an ancient oral tradition, handed down from generation to generation and written down by the Christian monks of medieval Ireland. In a handy pocket format.

Celtic Names for Children

Written by Loreto Todd, Illustrated by Nicola Emoe

A dictionary of over 2,000 Celtic names from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany, with origins, meanings and pronunciation.

The O'Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Susan Field

Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners. With stunning illustrations to draw the reader back to a time of heroes and myth. Now available in paperback.

The Táin

Ireland's Epic Adventure

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

The most famous Irish legend of all in an exciting and easily understood version. Read about the feats of the famous warrior Cuchulainn who singlehandedly defends Ulster against the army of Queen Maeve. War, peace, love, greed, fate are the stuff of an epic, and in The Táin they are present in full.

Un Viaje a Través del Libro de Kells

Written by George Otto Simms, Illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O'Brien, Translated by Cruz Losada

An award-winning, beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells now available in Spanish.
Here George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript.
Spanish language edition

Die Beliebtesten Irischen Sagen

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson, Translated by Beate Brandt

A stunning illustrated German translation of Irish legends, including: The Salmon of Knowledge, How Cú Chulainn Got His Name, The Children of Lir, The King with Donkey’s Ears, Fionn and the Giant, The White Wolfhound, and Oisín.

Les Plus Belles Légendes Irlandaises

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson, Translated by Svetlana Pironko

A stunning illustrated French translation of Irish legends, including: The Salmon of Knowledge, How Cú Chulainn Got His Name, The Children of Lir, The King with Donkey’s Ears, Fionn and the Giant, The White Wolfhound, and Oisín.

Celtic Tales of Enchantment

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Russell Barnett and Shane Johnson

Four exciting stories of magic, heroism and love featuring some of the best-known names from Irish myth and legend.

The Secret of Kells

Written by Tomm Moore, Retold by Mary Webb, Illustrated by Cartoon Saloon

Featuring Vikings, fairies, and a very cute cat, the story of The Book of Kells is brought to life in this action-packed adventure.
Movie tie-in

Legendary Ireland

Myths and Legends of Ireland

Written by Eithne Massey, Photographs by Jacques Le Goff and Pip Sides

This beautiful book visits twenty-eight richly atmospheric sites and tells the mythological stories associated with them. Illustrated with evocative photographs and older etchings and prints, it draws the reader back into history and myth.