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The Book of Luvely Irish Recipes yer ma useta make when you were a little gurrier

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Enough nostalgia to bring a tear to your eye (a bit like the food!).

The Book of Deadly Irish Quotations some smart fecker in the pub is always blatherin' on about

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Ever dreamt of cutting dead some annoying fecker in the pub with a razor-sharp witticism? The good news is that all those Irish masters of the spoken and written word -- Wilde, Behan, Shaw and many more -- have done it for you. All you have to do is take the words out of the master's mouths …

The Book of Feckin' Irish Insults for gobdaws as thick as manure and only half as useful

Written by Colin Murphy and Donal O'Dea

Unless you have trouble spelling IQ or are so mean you'd squeeze drink out of a floozie's knickers, grab this Feckin' Book now and get your insult in first!

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 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.

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.

The A-Z of an Irish Christmas

All the Craic of the Crimbo!

Everything you don't want foreigners to know about how we celebrate Christmas in Ireland. We can't be doing with Calling Birds, French Hens or Partridges in Pear Trees: but if it's AnnualsThe DinnerThe Big Shop or The Wexford Carol you're looking for, you've come to the right book!

 

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 …

A Big Pile of Blarney

The Irish are world masters at talking. The magic behind our silky, colourful (and non-stop) stories is a little thing called ‘blarney’, or ‘the gift of the gab’. But what is it, you ask, and how can you get some for yourself?

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.

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.

The Chisellers

Book 2: The Agnes Browne Trilogy
Continuing the hilarious saga of the ups and downs, minor scrapes and major run-ins of the seven children of Agnes Browne. Full of joy, humour, pathos and Dublinese.
With a new introduction by the author, Brendan O’Carroll.

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 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!

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!