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Black '47: A Story of Ireland's Great Famine

A Graphic Novel

Written by and Illustrated by Damien Goodfellow

The story of The Great Hunger told as a graphic novel from the perspectives of Irish men, women and children from June 1847 onward. This graphic novel brings the suffering and immediacy of the Irish Famine to life through the combination of word and illustration.

A Short History of the IRA

From 1916 Onwards

Updated for 2018, this is an accessible, clearly-written account of the IRA from its beginnings to today. It covers the origins and history of the organisation, its aims, the political and military thinking which has driven its activities.

A Coward if I Return, A Hero if I Fall

Stories of Irishmen in World War I

IRELAND’S FORGOTTEN LEGACY In 1914-1918, two hundred thousand Irishmen from all religions and backgrounds went to war. At least thirty-five thousand never came home. An award-winning collection of veterans’ stories as told by the families, with military records, surviving documents and letters.

The Bloodied Field

Croke Park. Sunday 21 November 1920

Bloody Sunday. A gaelic football match in Dublin's Croke Park became the scene of a massacre of 14 people by the Royal Irish Constabulary, following the IRA assassination of British military agents. Updated edition of this exceptional and prizewinning book.

Icebound In The Arctic

The Mystery of Captain Francis Crozier and the Franklin Expedition

Two newly discovered ships which sank in the Arctic ice 170 years ago may hold clues to the fate of explorer, Captain Francis Crozier, who led the doomed Franklin expedition’s fight for survival. Updated biography with new chapters, maps and photographs.

Deadly! Irish History - The Normans

Jam-packed with all kinds fun facts and madcap stories about the Normans. From Strongbow and the Norman invasion to the broad sweep of medieval life in Ireland, laugh as you learn about how the people lived, what they played what they worked at: anyone fancy working as a professional farter?

Strong Words, Brave Deeds

The Poetry, Life and Times of Thomas O'Brien, Volunteer in the Spanish Civil War

Edited by Gustav Klaus

A collection of his poems and plays by Thomas O'Brien (1914-1974), poet, playwright, publisher, communist, IRA member and founding member of the revolutionary New Theatre Group, with an account of his life.

A View from Above

200 Years of Aviation in Ireland

A comprehensive overview of the history of flight in Ireland. Accompanied by over 100 stunning photographs, Donal MacCarron tells the story of ballooning, aeronautica and aviation. A fascinating and accessible history.

The Same Age as the State

The Autobiography of Máire Cruise O'Brien

The autobiography of a unique woman, spanning most of the 20th century. It is filled with famous people including revolutionaries, writers, statesmen and many more· A compelling insight into a time of great upheaval in Ireland, Europe and Africa.

The Story of Ireland

Written by Brendan O'Brien, Illustrated by Cartoon Saloon

An award-winning, spectacular tour of Ireland's history, from the ice age to the present day.
Beautifully illustrated and a great read - essential for every classroom and library and the perfect gift!

Ambassadors on Horseback

The Irish Army Equitation School

The first official history of the Irish Army Equitation School. Here, recounted in great detail and with stunning photographs, are the great highs and lows; the heartbreaks and excitements of top flight international competition. Includes all the famous riders and horses.

The Great Atlantic Air Race

The stories of aviators who challenged the Atlantic Ocean between 1919 and the end of the Second World War. It tells how these pioneers lived and, all too often, died in their quest for glory. Heavily illustrated throughout.

1916: The Rising Handbook

A handbook to the events and locations of the Easter 1916 Rising. This ‘1916 bible’ will be invaluable to anyone with an interest in recent Irish history who wants to separate the facts from the fiction.

Who's Feckin' Who in Irish History

Written by Colin Murphy, Illustrated by Brendan O'Reilly

The Feckin' collection returns with a funny, original and quirky take on some of Ireland's most famous faces! Illustrated with photographs and cartoons, the book covers key Irish figures across the millenia.

Public Virtue, Public Love

An illustrated history of the Rotunda Hospital in Dublin.

Irish Thatch

The picturesque, white-washed thatched cottage is an iconic emblem of Ireland and beautiful examples of this still-living craft can be found all over the island today. This beautiful new book is a celebration of the enduring beauty and wonder of Irish thatch. With full colour photographs throughout.