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Black Flag: Picture books and storytelling to read aloud

Ancient Ireland Colouring Book

From Newgrange to the Vikings

Written by and Illustrated by Conor McHale

Choose to colour from over sixty drawings of famous ancient Irish people and landmarks, historic battles, figures from mythology.

Brian and the Vikings

Written by Chris Judge, By (artist) Mark Wickham

Brian is the smallest boy in the village. But he's also the smartest. When the dangerous Vikings arrive it's up to Brian to save the day with the help of his friends and his cleverest invention yet. The first adventure of Brian Boru, the boy who would grow up to become High King of Ireland.

The O'Brien Book of Irish Fairy Tales and Legends

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Susan Field

Irish fairy tales and legends are full of enchantment, brave deeds and lost loves. Told from generation to generation, they are as fascinating now as they were to their original listeners. With stunning illustrations to draw the reader back to a time of heroes and myth. Now available in paperback.

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Yellow Flag: For readers aged 6+ (includes Flyers)

The Big Fight

The Story of the Táin

Written by Frank Murphy, Illustrated by Kieron Black

The hero Cúchulainn is forced to fight his friend Ferdia in this epic story of Queen Maeve and the Brown Bull of Cooley. A simple retelling for younger readers.
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Here, There and Everywhere

Stories from Many Lands

Written by Liz Weir, Illustrated by Tomm Moore

Why do skunks have an awful smell? What would the sky taste like? Was the snow always white?

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Blue Flag: For readers aged 10+

Blood Brother, Swan Sister

1014 Clontarf; A Battle Begins

A thrilling tale of magic and warfare in ancient Ireland.
Three children's lives are drawn together amidst the intrigue and magic of an epic battle.

Celtic Magic Tales

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Maria A Negrin

Four magical legends from Ireland's Celtic past vividly told - heroic quests, great deeds, fantasy and fun.

Celtic Tales of Enchantment

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Russell Barnett and Shane Johnson

Four exciting stories of magic, heroism and love featuring some of the best-known names from Irish myth and legend.

Milo and One Dead Angry Druid

The Milo Adventures: Book 1

Written by and Illustrated by Mary Arrigan, Cover design or artwork by Neil Price

When Shane’s gran digs up a weird ancient stone, best buddies Milo and Shane find themselves face to face with its owner − one dead angry druid.

Willie Jones’s lizard goes mental and Shane disappears. Milo is in deep, deep trouble and he needs a rescue plan before midnight strikes.

Milo and the Pirate Sisters

The Milo Adventures: Book 3

When ghostly Mr Lewis has to leave his cosy home in the castle, Milo and Shane help set him up in a local ruined mill. Little do they know the danger this puts him in, and the trouble it will cause for themselves –and this time Mr Lewis can’t help them.

Milo and The Raging Chieftains

The Milo Adventures: Book 2

Sequel to Milo and One Dead Angry Druid. Two days before the Grand Opening of the local restored Castle, Milo is whooshed back through time to sort out an ancient battle and save nice Miss Lee who has been abducted because she is descended from Macanbhaird, the Chieftain of the Castle.

The Silver Stag of Bunratty

In an Ireland full of war and danger, four children are determined to prevent Richard De Clare, Lord of Bunratty, from killing the magical Silver Stag to display his head on the castle walls. Adventure, conflict and danger awaits them.

General books

School and class libraries can make good use of books aimed at a general audience.

Celtic Names for Children

Written by Loreto Todd, Illustrated by Nicola Emoe

A dictionary of over 2,000 Celtic names from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, the Isle of Man and Brittany, with origins, meanings and pronunciation.

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.

Legendary Ireland

Myths and Legends of Ireland

Written by Eithne Massey, Photographs by Jacques Le Goff and Pip Sides

This beautiful book visits twenty-eight richly atmospheric sites and tells the mythological stories associated with them. Illustrated with evocative photographs and older etchings and prints, it draws the reader back into history and myth.