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1913 - Larkin's Labour War

Written by and Illustrated by Gerry Hunt, Coloured by Alan Nolan

Dublin 1913 – Lockout

Low-paid workers – under the leadership of Big Jim Larkin – organised themselves into Unions to insist on better conditions. The business world retaliated by locking them out of their jobs without pay … how long could they hold out?

20 Things To Do In Dublin Before You Go For a Pint

A Guide to Dublin's Top Attractions

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

A humorous guide to the highlights of Dublin, for native and tourist alike. A broad selection of twenty things to see from cultural highlights to distilleries, historical sites to seats of learning, all with Murphy and O'Dea's trademark humour.

Me Jewel and Darlin' Dublin

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.

A Dublin Fairytale

Once upon a time there was a little girl called Fiona who lived in Dublin. But Dublin is full of colourful characters and creatures from the fairytale realm. Often not seen or heard, they reside in some of Dublin’s most famous locations and landmarks!

With beautiful quirky illustrations by acclaimed illustrator Nicola Colton.

1916: The Rising Handbook

A handbook to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising. This ‘1916 bible’ will be invaluable to anyone with an interest in recent Irish history who wants to separate the facts from the fiction.

Written in My Heart

Walks through James Joyce's Dublin

Written by Emily Carson and Mark Traynor, Illustrated by Fuchsia MacAree

This book shows the hidden landmarks of Dublin city that make Joyce’s work so vastly detailed and illustrious. Walk through  and learn about its history through the eyes of one of its most famous former residents, James Joyce.

Dublin

The Story of a City

In exquisitely detailed illustrations and engaging words, Stephen Conlin and Peter Harbison bring alive the story of Dublin – its architecture and streetscapes, its government and its people – from Viking times to the present day.

Special limited edition with slipcase.

Dublin

The Story of a City

In exquisitely detailed illustrations and engaging words, Stephen Conlin and Peter Harbison bring alive the story of Dublin – its architecture and streetscapes, its government and its people – from Viking times to the present day.

Dublin and the Viking World

Dublin and the Viking World is a unique blend of the familiar and the unfamiliar, the broad generalisation and the rarefied detail, the well-known historical character and the ordinary Dubliner.

Dublin

The Making of a Medieval City

The growth of Ireland's capital during a fascinating period of history told with passion and imagination by real experts. Through archaeological finds, documents, maps and photographs, discover the realities of life in medieval Dublin: trade, customers, guilds, crime, religion and much more.

My Little Album of Dublin

An English / Irish Word Book

Written by Juliette Saumande, Illustrated by Tarsila Krüse

My Little Album of Dublin takes the youngest of readers on a fun filled tour of the Fair City. Along the way, they will build up their vocabulary in English and Irish.

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.

Dublin By Design

Architecture and the City

An illustrated history of the development of Dublin city through the last century. There is a particular focus on its role as Ireland's capital since independence 100 years ago, as well as on architectural planning. In association with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI).

Dublin Bay

City by the Sea

‘from swerve of shore to bend of bay’ James Joyce, Finnegans Wake
Dublin is a city bordered by the sea – in all its moods and beauty. Over 250 photographs from Howth in the north to Greystones in the south, capturing stunning vistas, historic sights, coastal life and sporting and cultural highlights.

 

O'Connell Street

The History and Life of Dublin's Iconic Street

O'Connell Street is at the heart of Dublin. Through name changes and revolutions, destruction and rebuilding it has remained at the heart of the story of Ireland for centuries. Nicola Pierce explores the people, the history, the buildings and the stories behind the main street in our capital city.

The Little Bee Charmer of Henrietta Street

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Rachel Corcoran

When their father’s business fails, Eliza and Jonty Kane move to a tenement flat in Dublin city, number 16 Henrietta Street. From a crowded tenement to the dazzling world of the circus – can dreams really come true? A tale of bravery, adventure and bee charming!