Explore Dún Laoghaire and its coastal surroundings as Peter Pearson reveals the story behind its transformation from rocky granite shoreline to grand Victorian ‘watering place’.
With over 250 illustrations, this is a fascinating journey through the history and heritage of Dún Laoghaire, Sandycove and Dalkey.
Take a photographic journey around Ireland's coast and explore the landscape, history, heritage and wildlife of the offshore islands. Photographers Carsten Krieger and Richard Creagh have a deep love for and knowledge of these special places.
The true grassroots of Irish horse racing, Point-to-Point tracks are transformed from farmland by dedicated volunteers into temporary racetracks. Photographer Pat Healy and writer Richard Pugh introduce the riders, handlers, venues and famous horses that give Irish point-to-pointing such a unique spirit.
Author and photographer Gareth McCormack shares his passion, knowledge and stunning pictures of the High Mournes and the towns and villages, forests and estates that surround these magnificent peaks.
Patrick 'Paddy' Reilly is one of Ireland's most famous balladeers, best known for his renditions of "The Fields of Athenry", "Rose of Allendale" and "The Town I Loved So Well". Paddy shares his memories of nearly 60 years as a solo performer, as well as his nine years with The Dubliners.
A very personal world tour, exploring how it feels to be among plants and animals in another continent and not to recognise a single thing! From tundra to reefs, rainforests to desserts, she explores the world's ecosystems, and the damage humans are causing. She also talks about her broadcasting career, sharing a love of nature with her many fans.
Billy Conker is a young conservationist who travels around the world, discovering amazing animals and plants and finding ways to help and protect them. Now you can join Billy on his mission! It’s not going to be easy. Some animals are already struggling – or even endangered – and these are the hardest to find.
The Trooping Fairies arrive in Clonbridge for their revels, awakening other creatures with mischief and chaos in mind. Cat Donnelly and her friends are planning the ultimate trick-or-treating strategy, but with the Fairies in town, this Halloween needs all her courage and cunning to save her familiy.
Eleven year old Bram Stoker, future author of Dracula, escapes school to 1850s Dublin City seeking adventure. There he meets Molly Malone, accomplished sneak thief and part time fishmonger. Together they must thwart the evil Count Vladimir who plans to steal the Irish Crown Jewels from Dublin Castle.
Séamus Ó Conaill examines the artifacts of an Irish home, from ash trays on back windowsill to the potpourri gathering dust in the ‘good room’. The list includes many newer objects that make our 21st century homes more Irish as ever!