Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald grew up in County Clare. She was a graduate of NUI Galway and University College Dublin where she studied Archaeology. Mairéad taught Irish and History before working in publishing for many years. Being invited by OBP to write books allowed her to indulge her passion for research into Ireland's history, archaeology and literature. Mairead died in March 2022.
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.
An illustrated collection of forty of Yeats' best-loved works, on topics including Love, Politics, Old Age, Myth and Legend includes people, places and events that were important to him.