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The 1950s

Ireland in Pictures

Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen, captured the essence of life in Ireland during the 1950s in their stunning and thought provoking images. This collection offers a fascinating insight into the cultural and political events of the decade. Showcasing an era of change in Ireland, this book is a celebration of a time gone by.

The 1960s

Ireland in Pictures

Written by and Photographed by Lensmen Photographic Archives

A decade of rapid change caught by two of Ireland’s premier photographers, The Lensmen. Covers everything from the visits of President Kennedy and The Beatles, to lifestyle, fashion and sport as well as the start of unrest in Northern Ireland. Will evoke memories of a bygone age.

All in the Cooking - Book II

Sequel to the perennially popular All in the Cooking.

Ash + Salt

From Survival to Empowerment after Sexual Assault

Sarah Grace is a sexual assault survivor. On 17 July 2019, she fell asleep like any other night. A burglar broke into her apartment and attacked her as she slept. That violent assault reduced her life to ashes. This powerful account of healing and thriving is also a call to arms.

Ayeisha McFerran

Great Irish Sports Stars

Olympian, Hockey World Cup Goalkeeper of the Tournament, Winner of Four All-American Awards: the inspirational story of one of the best hockey goalkeepers in the world, who lost her mum at a young age, went into foster care, and found a home between the goal posts in the Senior Women’s Irish hockey team.

Bread and Butter

Cakes and Bakes from Granny's Stove

Bread & Butter is a nostalgic tribute to the simplicities of home-baking. The recipes reflect an Irish food heritage, with basic local ingredients and fresh produce, conjuring a romantic insight into a loving home, with the stove at its heartbeat.

Chop, Cook, Yum!

Recipes from the Cool Food School

Written by Deirdre Doyle, Photographs by Joanne Murphy

Help children young and not so young make their own breakfasts, lunches and dinners: safely, and with yumminess guaranteed.

From Morning Munchies to Yummy Dinners, Snackalious quick bites to Lunchbox Fillers, packed with over fifty tried-and-tested, easy-to-follow recipes. Cooking is a pizza cake with this uniquely Irish cookbook for kids!

Dainty Dress Diaries

50 Beautiful Home-Crafting Projects to Awaken Your Creativity

Dainty Dress Diaries grew from Catherine Carton's popular blog and vlog channels, her 'floral, chalk painted, tea dress-wearing, creative corner of the internet'. Afternoon craft projects, recycling & upcycling ideas, gardening tips & sewing inspiration: the home you want on the budget you have.

Deadly! Irish History - The Normans

Jam-packed with all kinds fun facts and madcap stories about the Normans. From Strongbow and the Norman invasion to the broad sweep of medieval life in Ireland, laugh as you learn about how the people lived, what they played what they worked at: anyone fancy working as a professional farter?

A Girl Called Blue

The orphanage is the only home Blue has ever known. She is desperate to find out who she really is. The closed file in stern Sister Regina's office holds the secret of her identity. And that is forbidden territory ...

Irish Home Essentials

Written by Séamus Ó Conaill, Illustrated by Emma Byrne

Séamus Ó Conaill examines the artifacts of an Irish home, from ash trays on back windowsill to the potpourri gathering dust in the ‘good room’. The list includes many newer objects that make our 21st century homes more Irish as ever! 

Irish Thatched Cottages

A Living Tradition

The picturesque, white-washed thatched cottage is an iconic emblem of Ireland and beautiful examples of this still-living craft can be found all over the island today. This beautiful new addition to the O'Brien Heritage series is a celebration of the enduring beauty and wonder of Irish thatch. 

Island Boy

Valentia, Skellig and my life at the ocean’s edge

‘There were twenty-five hours in my day then ... any job or challenge that the ocean or the harbour might offer was an option.’ From movies to oil rigs, damaged ships to deep-sea diving, running ferries and literally writing the book on the Skellig Islands, discover a unique life lived to the full.

Kerry

The Beautiful Kingdom

Take a grand tour of Kerry and discover its people, landscape and wildlife – from the lush pastures of the North to the tranquil lakes of Killarney, from the other-worldly Skellig Islands to the serenity of the Blaskets and the rainbows and snow-capped mountains of Macgillycuddy's Reeks.

Lili's Family Favourites

Tasty, fuss-free recipes the whole family will love

Family cooking shouldn't mean sourcing specialist ingredients and spending hours in the kitchen.

Busy working mum Lili Forberg shares recipes for fakeaways, bakes, treats & great lunchbox ideas. Her fuss-free, super-tasty recipes, using only supermarket ingredients, make cooking with confidence easy.

 

Lily's Dream

A Lissadell Story

Written by Judi Curtin, Cover illustration 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!