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Arimathea

It is 1950. Donegal. A land apart. Derry city is only fourteen miles away but too far, mentally, for people to travel there in comfort. Into this community comes Gianni, a painter from Italy.

A book of close observation, sharp wit, linguistic dexterity – and of deep sympathy for everyday humanity.

Best-Loved Bernard Shaw

Edited by Anthony Roche, Written by Bernard Shaw

An attractive & approachable selection of the work of Bernard Shaw, one of the most remarkable people of the 20th century. His steely self-determination turned the conviction that he would become a great writer into reality. With extracts from his plays, essays and personal letters.

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Best-loved Joyce

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by Bob Joyce, Edited by Jamie O’Connell

A beautiful and accessible introduction to the writings of James Joyce. Short, entertaining quotes from his major works: Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, with more from his poetry & letters, and some family anecdotes handed down to grand-nephew Bob Joyce.

Best-Loved Oscar Wilde

Edited by John Wyse Jackson ( dec'd), Illustrated by Emma Byrne

Told through his own words, this essential introduction to Oscar Wilde’s extraordinary life and work is accompanied by stimulating commentary and stylish design and illustration. For new readers and devotees alike.

Best-Loved Swift

A fresh view of the life, work and wit of Jonathan Swift, the first of Ireland’s truly great writers, presented through his poetry, fiction, epigrams, social satires and personal letters.

A Dublin Documentary

A beautiful collection of poems, family reminiscences and stunning photography brings Thomas Kinsella's Dublin to life. Here, Kinsella's poems are shaped around personal recollections of the people and places closest to his heart.

Dublin: City of Literature

An accessible, entertaining guide to literary Dublin and the writers associated with it, from Swift to the present day. Illustrated throughout with period photographs and new photography showing places, events and people related to literary Dublin today.

Dubliners

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by John Boyne

Dubliners is a wonderfully engaging and accessible collection of stories by James Joyce, an author famed for being difficult to read. This beautiful new edition was chosen as the One Book, One City title for Dublin in 2012.

Fond Memory

Consoling Words from the Irish Tradition

Verses and readings for times of sorrow and remembrance or to be read at funerals.

Irish Love Poems

An abundant harvest of poems, ballads and lovesongs from throughout Ireland's history - from anonymous ballads to the work of Yeats and Heaney.

The Midnight Court

Written by Brian Merriman and Frank O'Connor, Illustrated by Brian Bourke

Award-winning edition of this outstanding translation of Brian Merriman's eighteenth-century erotic masterpiece.

Oliver StJohn Gogarty

A Poet and His Times

An insightful biography of one of Ireland's most exuberent characters: the inspiration for buck Mulligan in Ulysses, a senator, playwright, champion athlete and surgeon, Gogarty was called 'one of the greatest lyric poets of the age' by Yeats.

The Rising of Bella Casey

From a piano abandoned on the strife-torn streets of Dublin in Easter 1916, Mary Morissy spins the reader backwards through the life of one-time enigmatic beauty Bella Casey, sister to the famed playwright Sean O’Casey.


An ambitious novel about love, history and literature.

A Short History of Ireland's Writers

All the leading Irish writers and some of the lesser known: playwrights, novelists, short story writers, poets.

Ulysses

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by Bob Joyce, Illustrated by Emma Byrne

The Dublin Illustrated Edition of Ulysses, endorsed by The James Joyce Centre, meticulously recreates the 1922 text.

Ulysses

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by Bob Joyce, Illustrated by Emma Byrne

The Dublin Illustrated Edition of Ulysses, endorsed by The James Joyce Centre, meticulously recreates the 1922 text.

This special slipcased edition, numbered and limited to 100 copies, is signed by Bob Joyce, Emma Byrne and Michael O'Brien.