Celtic

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The Turning of the Year

Lore and Legends of the Irish Seasons

The Irish have a close connection with the land and nature. This book brings us through the Irish seasons and the customs that welcomed each one in turn. From Samhain to Imbolc, to Bealtaine and to Lunasa, it examines the significance of, and legends associated with, this annual cycle.

Brehon Laws

The Ancient Wisdom of Ireland

Written by Jo Kerrigan, Photographs by Richard Mills

Celtic Ireland was a land of tribes and warriors; but a sophisticated & enlightened legal system was widely accepted. The brehons were the keepers of these laws, which dealt with every aspect of life: land disputes; theft or violence; marriage & divorce; the care of trees & animals.

À La Découverte du Livre de Kells

Written by George Otto Simms, Illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O'Brien, Translated by Svetlana Pironko

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. Expanded full-colour plate section.


French language edition

Exploring the Book of Kells

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

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells.

George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript, and the lives of the monks who made it.

Newly-expanded colour plate section.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.