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You Know You're Irish When ...

So how Irish are you? Check out this book of Irish-isms to see just how 'green' you really are! Humourous and fun, this book combines some of the classic Irish quirks with the more recent additions of what it means to be Irish.

The Wit of Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde is probably the most quoted and quotable man in history. His genius manifested itself in his plays and poetry but he is equally famous for his penetrating wit, humour and brilliant repartee. A fantastic selection of hundreds of his most memorable insults, quips and quotations.

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.

What Are We Feckin’ Like?

The Book of Irish Characters

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

So what is the feckin’ Irish character really like? What better way to find out than to take a gander inside this book...

The Wee Book of Irish Wit & Malarkey

A Rake of Clever Craic and Wisdom for Jackeens, Culchies and Eejits

Written by Sean McCann and Paul Ryan

A pint-sized draft of potent mirth and malarkey from Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Brendan Behan, and many other wags, on love and marriage to death and dying and everything in between.

Vet on the Loose

Whether castrating horses or tending to stoned Alsatians, Gillian Hick's sense of humour never deserts her in this engaging account of her life as a vet.

Vet On A Mission

Vet on a Mission tells the story of a wife and mother of three who sets up her own small animal veterinary practice – the tears, the laughter and the whirlwind of chaos that follows!

Vet Among the Pigeons

Written by Gillian Hick, Illustrated by Martyn Turner

Continues the story of veterinary surgeon Gillian Hick's escapades among the animal population. She continues her stories about the ever-varied, often-harried, amusing but always interesting life of a general-practice vet.

Stuff Irish People Love

The Definitive Guide to the Unique Passions of the Paddies

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

This book, jammed with hilarious reflections on what it is to be Irish, will have you nodding in agreement with every turn of the page. And for those who don’t have the good fortune to come from the Emerald Isle, it will explain a lot!

The Stairlift Ascends

Tweets from a Covid Cocoon

Written by Helen O'Rahilly, Illustrated by Jennie O'Connell

Cocooning with her ninety-year-old Aunt is not the life Helen imagined when she came home to Dublin after 30 years in London. Bickering, bitching, masking-up for rare outings, The Stairlift Ascends is a Twitter diary of our time trying to live together, surviving the pandemic: and each other!

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly: The Teenage Dirtbag Years

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

So there I was, roysh, class legend, schools rugby legend, basically all-round legend, when someone decides you can't, like, sit the Leaving Cert four times. Well that put a focking spanner in the works.

The second, like, un-focking-missable book from Ross O'Carroll-Kelly

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly: The Orange Mocha-Chip Frappuccino Years

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

'So there I was, roysh, enjoying college life, college birds and, like, a major amount of socialising.' Can Ross survive outside Castlerock College?

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, The Miseducation Years

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

'So there I was, roysh, putting the 'in' in 'in crowd' ... But being a schools rugby legend has its downsides.' This is where it all began: the formation of the phenomenon that is Ross O'Carroll-Kelly.

With a new introduction by Paul Howard, Ross's representative on, loike, earth?

Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, PS, I scored the bridesmaids

Written by Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, With Paul Howard, Illustrated by Alan Clarke

So there I was, roysh, twenty-three years of age, still, like, gorgeous and rich ... when all of a sudden life becomes a total mare.

With a new introduction by Paul Howard, Ross's representative on, loike, earth.

Now That's What I Call A Big Feckin' Irish Book

Jammers with insults, proverbs, family names, trivia, slang

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Do you know your “Doss Artists” from your “Doxies?” Want to give someone a piece of your mind with a wicked insult like, “You’re as useful as an ashtray in a force-10 gale?” Get readin’ this book or you’ll be in rag order!

More Stuff Irish People Love

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Yet more essential insights into all that the Irish hold dear, from innocent traditions and mildly eccentric peculiarities to stuff that’s just downright daft!