Eoin O'Brien

Eoin O'Brien

Eoin O’Brien is a songwriter and musician, a writer and illustrator.
He enjoys nothing more than a good old singsong around a kitchen table or a bonfire. He lives with his fantastic wife, two beautiful children and a dog, in historic Glasnevin in north Dublin.

Best-Loved Irish Ballads - Great Songs from the Irish Folk Tradition

Flossie McFluff - An Irish Fairy

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Flossie McFluff - An Irish Fairy

  • Download Activity sheets: Colour Flossie McFluff's house

  • Download Activity sheets: Cheer Bridget the Banshee up! Colouring activity

  • Download Activity sheets: Spot the 10 differences between two Flossie pictures

  • Download Activity sheets: Join the dots to see who is singing a song!

  • Download Activity sheets: Help Paddy Potts the Leprechaun find his crock of gold ...

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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

Best-Loved Irish Ballads

Great Songs from the Irish Folk Tradition

Written by Emma Byrne and Eoin O'Brien

Songs to stir the soul and move the feet, raise a roar or bring a tear to the eye.
From Danny Boy to Boulavogue and more, this book celebrates the cream of Irish ballads, explaining the origins of each song, along with words, melodies and chords. Illustrated with evocative photographs and  woodcuts..

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

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.

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

Symbols of Ireland

Written by and Illustrated by Eoin O'Brien

The harp, the shamrock, the Claddagh ring, St Patrick, Round towers, turf, Aran jumpers, The Giant’s Causeway, Newgrange, Croke Park.
An illustrated guide to the symbols, places, treasures, famous figures and mythical creatures of the Emerald Isle.

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