We all carry cameras in our pockets these days, but it's so hard to capture the real spirit of a time or place: that's why we leave it to the professionals, who really know what they are at. Then we get their photos and put them in beautiful books for you to enjoy! Whether it's the nostalgia of the Lensmen, Colman Doyle or Eric Luke's images or the natural beauty captured by Carsten Krieger, John Wesson, Seán Kennedy and Richard Mills, you'll find something beautiful to enjoy at your leisure here.
Take a grand tour of Kerry and discover its people, landscape and wildlife – from the lush pastures of the North to the tranquil lakes of Killarney, from the other-worldly Skellig Islands to the serenity of the Blaskets and the rainbows and snow-capped mountains of Macgillycuddy's Reeks.
Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1950s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.
‘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.
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.
Take a photographic journey along Ireland’s Ancient East, the official Bord Failte route, with this sumptuous book of 200 photographs, maps and quotations. The pictures will draw you into the history of Ireland from the stone age wonders of Newgrange, through viking conquests up to now.
Welcome to the spirit, moods and amazing views of the wonderful world of West Cork, truly a place apart. From the well-known highlights to byways off the beaten track, this enchanting book is for local and visitor alike.
From the cliffs of Slieve League to the columns of the Giant’s Causeway, from Belfast’s copper domes to Donegal’s pale sands, Ireland’s Beautiful North introduces the complex rewards of Ulster.
Forty years of photographing Ireland.
Irish life, urban and rural, and its evolution over four momentous decades, in a stunning collection of photographs by acclaimed press photographer Eric Luke. Irish people, places and pursuits, celebrity and everyday.
Ireland’s Coast showcases Ireland’s landscape, wildlife and people, interspersed with stories and anecdotes compiled over the author's two years of travel. This evocative collection of images of Ireland’s coast in all its splendour is perfect for native or visitor.