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Ah ... That's Gas!

The ads, fads and mad happenings that swept the Irish nation

What has Ireland really been talking about for the last forty years? Those iconic moments, controversies and unexpected fads that we just could not get enough of.

From the team that brought you The A to Z of Being Irish and A-Z of an Irish Christmas, this is Irish culture with a light touch and lashings and lashings of rose-tinted nostalgia.

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.

Black Mountain

and other stories

Written by Gerry Adams, Foreword by Timothy O'Grady

In this collection, one of Ireland’s best-known political figures brings us stories of politics, of family, of love and of friendship. These are portraits of Ireland, and especially Belfast, old and new, in times of struggle and in times of peace, showing how our past is always part of our present. 

Flat Out

Celebrating Irish Flat Racing

Written by Healy Racing and Donn McClean

A thrilling collection of photographs from the Sport of Kings, horse racing. Featuring over a decade of the most exciting races throughout Ireland: and the successful riders taking on the best in the world!

Football Spirit

United they Stand, United they Soar

Rugby Spirit book 8.

Eoin wants a break from rugby this year and he jumps at the chance to play soccer instead! But who is the ghostly footballer with links to Dalymount Park that Eoin and his friends keep meeting? 

From Busby Babes to Castlerock Red Rockets, football links the generations.

A Galway Fairytale

Written by and Illustrated by Caitriona Sweeney

Fans of A Dublin Fairytale will be enchanted by this modern take on the Hansel and Gretel fairytale set in modern-day Galway.

Jason Sherlock

Great Irish Sports Stars

The inspiring story of how a boy from Dublin's northside found strength in his difference to become a gaelic football great. Choosing GAA over basketball, soccer and hurling, "Jayo" inspired a generation of fans and players. He went on to be a key member of Jim Gavin's 5-in-a-row backroom team.

Lily's Dream

A Lissadell Story

Written by Judi Curtin, Illustrated by Rachel Corcoran

The further adventures of Lily: life as a maid in Lissadell House is always interesting, but with her friendship with Maeve under strain, a war in Europe starting and uncertainty about her future, she needs all her wits about her!

The Little Bee Charmer of Henrietta Street

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Rachel Corcoran

When their father’s business fails, Eliza and Jonty Kane move to a tenement flat in Dublin city, number 16 Henrietta Street. From a crowded tenement to the dazzling world of the circus – can dreams really come true? A tale of bravery, adventure and bee charming!

My Little Album of Ireland

An English / Irish Wordbook

Written by Juliette Saumande, Illustrated by Tarsila Krüse

My Little Album of Ireland takes the youngest of readers on a fun filled tour of the Emerald Isle. Along the way, they will build up their vocabulary in English and Irish.

O'Connell Street

The History and Life of Dublin's Iconic Street

O'Connell Street is at the heart of Dublin. Through name changes and revolutions, destruction and rebuilding it has remained at the heart of the story of Ireland for centuries. Nicola Pierce explores the people, the history, the buildings and the stories behind the main street in our capital city.

On The Banks of the Dodder

Rathgar & Churchtown: An Illustrated History

Written by Ged Walsh, Illustrated by Michael O'Brien, Introduced by Peter Pearson

Take a trip along the Dodder and see the two suburbs, Rathgar and Churchtown, nestling on opposite banks. Their evolution gives a unique view on the development of Dublin and Ireland through the centuries: from fields and farms to the densely-populated, busy suburbs of the 21st century. 

The Players' Advice

Tips and Tactics from GAA Stars

With advice from over 100 of the top footballers, hurlers and camogie players in a range of areas such as gym, nutrition, routine, lifestyle, skill development, mindset and preparation.

The Pooka Party

A madcap tale of what to do if you feel sad and lonely, starring one shapeshifting hero with some musical monsters, flying cakes and a guest appearance by the Moon.

Puffling and the Egg

Written by Gerry Daly and Erika McGann

When Puffling finds a lost egg on Skellig Michael, she sets off to return the egg to its nest!
She travels all over the island searching the owner of this stray egg, meeting lots of new friends along the way ... but who lost this mystery egg? And what kind of baby animal is going to hatch from it?

Reindeer Down!

An Irish Christmas Tale

Written by Natasha Mac a'Bháird, Illustrated by Audrey Dowling

Santa’s sleigh is flying over Ireland, delivering presents to all the boys and girls. But then Dancer hurts her leg and can’t pull the sleigh.

What will Santa do?