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The Mammy

Book 1: The Agnes Browne Trilogy THE MAMMY describes the joys and sorrows of Agnes, mother of the famous Mrs. Browne's Boys from the daily radio soap. A book of hilarious incidents, glorious characters, and a passion for life.

Irish Wit

From Behan and Wilde to Yer Man in the Pub

Written by Sean McCann, Illustrated by Tom Mathews

Irish wit is an art form, centuries old yet up-to-the-minute wise, inculting, obscure, profound and idiotic. For years the Irish have mixed wit with wisdom, as they have porter and whiskey.

Irish Mammy in Your Pocket

World–renowned for her unique look at life there is no-one quite like the Irish Mammy. From the weather to your choice of clothing the quintessential Irish Mam has something to say on every subject. This handy collection of Mammyisms will ensure you are never without an Irish Mammy’s words of wisdom.

Irish Home Essentials

Written by Séamus Ó Conaill, Illustrated by Emma Byrne

Séamus Ó Conaill examines the artifacts of an Irish home, from ash trays on back windowsill to the potpourri gathering dust in the ‘good room’. The list includes many newer objects that make our 21st century homes more Irish as ever! 

In The Name of Jaysus!

Stuff That Drives Irish People Round the Feckin' Bend

Written by Colin Murphy, Illustrated by Brendan O'Reilly

In the Name of Jaysus is a hilarious rant about all of the maddening things we have to put up with in Ireland; things that are easily fixable, but nobody has bothered; things that exist purely so that some fecker can get his hands on your dosh; or things that go on because those responsible for them are simply a bunch of stupid gobshites.

The Granny

Book 3: The Agnes Browne Trilogy.

At forty-seven years of age Agnes (star of BAFTA-nominated TV series Mrs Browne’s Boys), now thirteen years happily widowed, enters the 1980s with a fruit stall in Moore Street, a French lover and six children …

With a new introduction by the author, Brendan O’Carroll.

Gift of the Gab

The Irish Conversation Guide

Written by Tadhg Hayes, Illustrated by Terry Willers

For the unprepared visitor Irish conversation can be a minefield. 'How's the craic?' is not an assumption that you are well versed in the properties of narcotics substances, merely an enquiry after your health and general well-being …

The Fridge in a Denim Jacket!

Written by Zig and Zag

Celebrate quarter of a century since Zig and Zag released their first hilarious book. The pair of furry extraterrestrials found fame in the UK on Channel 4 breakfast show The Big Breakfast. Take a trip down memory lane, back to when Zig and Zig filled the airwaves with their irreverent humour!

The Feckin' Book of Irish Stuff: Céilís, Claddagh rings, Leprechauns & Other Aul' Blarney

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Those Feckin' lads are back! Packed full of hilarious banter and craic, and jammes with stuff that the Irish are famous for, whether they like it or not! Includes… Aran Sweater, The Full Irish Breakfast, Irish Stew, Kissing the Blarney Stone, The Bodhran ... and the craic to be had at Wakes!

The Feckin' Book of Irish Sex and Love that's not fit for dacent people's eyes

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Everything you've ever wanted to know about sex and love in Ireland but were afraid to ask for fear of a clatter on the ear.

The Feckin' Book of Irish History

for anyone who hasn't been paying attention for the last 30,000 years

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Forget the boring stuff you learned in school. Here’s the REAL skinny on Irish history.

The Feckin' Book of Everything Irish

that'll have ye effin' an' blindin' wojus slang - blatherin' deadly quotations - beltin' out ballads while scuttered - cookin' an Irish Mammy's recipe

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

This deadly compendium of all your favourite feckin’ books is already an award-winner!

It was named Best Humorous Book at The 2007 Benjamin Franklin Awards in New York.

The Feckin' Book of Bankers, Builders, Blaggers and Bowsies that Banjaxed the Nation

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Complete from Affluenza to Zombie Bank, complete with Bullshit Boxes full of what the messers who go us here said before we all got downsized.

Essential Norn Irish

Yer Man's A to Z Guide to Everyday Banter

Self-proclaimed Norn Irish expert Owen Kelly has compiled the definitive introduction to local Northern Ireland lingo, helping readers everywhere to tell the difference between an 'Absolutely!' and a 'Wise': square crack!

 

Eggcorns

From Bumbum Bees to Jellycopters

Have you ever seen a Bumbum bee, or an Elelamp? Does your pet wear Doggles? These are all Eggcorns, where a child’s mispronunciation can add a whole other level of meaning!

Illustrator Chris Judge (The Lonely Beast) has brought his bizarre sense of humour to imagine them for us all.

Dublin Wit

Echoes of Moore Street

Wit, wisdom, wickedness, banter and bitching from the heart of Dublin, with overheard conversations from Moore Street market.