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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.

A Bewitched Land

Witches and Warlocks of Ireland

A unique insight into the fascinating overlap between witch belief and the vast range of fairy lore that held sway for many centuries throughout the land.

Corazón de Irlanda, sus más bellas leyendas

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson, Translated by Cruz Losada

A stunning illustrated Spanish language collection 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.

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.

Follow the Old Road

Discover the Ireland of Yesteryear

Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

By turning off the main highway and discovering old routes, some of which have been travelled for thousands of years, you will see Ireland in an entirely different way. Follow the Old Road will take you on a tour of a variety of pathways from great river roads to lost railways.

A Haunted Land

Ireland's Ghosts

Stories of the amazing variety of hauntings to be experienced throughout the country.

Here, There and Everywhere

Stories from Many Lands

Written by Liz Weir, Illustrated by Tomm Moore

Why do skunks have an awful smell? What would the sky taste like? Was the snow always white?

Irish Country Life

Discover a time when people were much more tuned into the rhythm of the year and the ground beneath their feet, when they made much of their own furniture and clothes, and fed themselves from their own land. An exploration of Irish rural life before electricity and industry changed everything.

Irish Legends: Newgrange, Tara & the Boyne Valley

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson

Stories inspired by the Boyne Valley from long, long ago. Legends include: 'The Origin of the Boyne', 'The Foster-child of Aonghus' and 'The Salmon of Knowledge'.

Le più belle Leggende Irlandesi

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson, Translated by Francesca d'Angelo

A stunning illustrated Italian 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.

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.

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.

Old Ways, Old Secrets

Pagan Ireland: Myth * Landscape * Tradition

Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

Today’s Ireland has never lost the link with its pagan past, never forgotten the old ways. This book reveals the hidden world of pagan Ireland, showing it still exists among the people and in the landscape where it belongs. 

The Truth About Leprechauns

Just what is a leprechaun? To some, he is full of harmless mischief, guarding his elusive crock of gold. To others, an evil gnome bent on disrupting mortal lives with black magic.

Historian & folklorist Bob Curran turns the spotlight on the ‘real’ leprechaun – mysterious, complex and contradictory.

The Women

In her eagerly-awaited new book, Alice Taylor salutes the women whose energy and generosity made such a valuable contribution to all our lives.