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Bobby Sands

Freedom Fighter

Written by Gerry Hunt, Coloured by Matt Griffin

‘Bobby’ Sands was a member of the Provisional Irish Republican Army who died on hunger strike while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze. This graphic novel, the first of its kind, brings Bobby Sands’ story to life in a whole new way.

Ireland's Pirate Trail

A Quest to Uncover Our Swashbuckling Past

Des Ekin embarks on a roadtrip around the entire coast of Ireland, in search of our piratical heritage, uncovering an amazing history of swashbuckling bandits, both Irish-born and imported.

Hell or Some Worse Place: Kinsale 1601

A fascinating new insight into the epic conflicts between Spain’s Philip III and Elizabeth I of England, culminating in the Spanish invasion of Ireland, the fateful Battle of Kinsale and the downfall of the Gaelic insurgent chieftains O’Neill and O’Donnell.

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.

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.

Fierce History

5,000 years of startling stories from Ireland and around the globe

Bestselling author, Colin Murphy, explores the historical figures and events that have existed for centuries in the fringes and brings them out into the open for the reader.  Full of historical stories which will intrigue you, captivate you, revolt you and even make you laugh!

Looking Under Stones

Roots, Family and a Dingle Childhood

'This is not a story of me, but of me and mine, of my place and theirs, of places north, south, east and west in Ireland ... and of the times and traditions that left an indelible mark on a growing boy.'

Mean Streets

Limerick’s Gangland

This book by journalist Barry Duggan explains, among other things, how this vibrant, modern, sporting city become home to a ruthless criminal underworld

1014: Brian Boru & the Battle for Ireland

Written by Morgan Llywelyn, Maps by Terry Foley

The date was Good Friday, April 23rd in the Year of Our Lord 1014. The most ferocious battle ever fought in Ireland was about to begin...

Read about the life of Brian Boru and the battle that changed the course of Irish history in this exciting and accessible account.

Blood Upon the Rose

Easter 1916: The Rebellion That Set Ireland Free

Written by and Illustrated by Gerry Hunt

The Easter 1916 Rising: an unlikely band of freedom fighters – teachers, poets, writers, patriots, trade unionists – declare an Irish Republic. From this dramatic gesture, a nation is born…
The rebellion that set Ireland free, told as a graphic novel.

The Most Famous Irish People You've Never Heard Of

Irish people have left their mark on virtually every corner of the globe. This fascinating book tells the stories of the Irish who are justly celebrated in their adopted homelands, but virtually unknown in Ireland.

At War With the Empire

Ireland's Fight for Independence

Written by and Illustrated by Gerry Hunt, Coloured by Matt Griffin

From the author of Blood Upon the Rose comes a graphic novel depicting the War of Independence, a gruelling guerilla war against British rule in Ireland.

Murder, Mutiny & Mayhem

The Blackest-Hearted Villains from Irish History

This dramatic book explores the most obscure and unbelievable stories of the Irish who wreaked havoc from Rio de Janeiro to China – from slaves, mercenaries, drug lords and killers.

The Priest Hunters

The True Story of Ireland's Bounty Hunters

Ireland in the aftermath of Cromwell – during this period Catholicism and nationalism became linked and priests were outlawed. The Priest Hunters shines a light on four of the men who hunted them: Sean na Sagart, Edward Tyrrell, Barry Lowe and John Garzia, the most hated men in Ireland.

Granuaile: Queen of Storms

Written by Dave Hendrick, By (artist) Luca Pizzari

Follow the astounding and sometimes tragic tale of Ireland's own Queen of Storms brought to stunning life here in this beautiful retelling of one Ireland's greatest stories.

Dublin and the Viking World

Dublin and the Viking World is a unique blend of the familiar and the unfamiliar, the broad generalisation and the rarefied detail, the well-known historical character and the ordinary Dubliner.