Stretching from Dublin through the Midlands and west to the Shannon, the Grand Canal is a stunning feat of eighteenth century engineering. Step back in time to discover quirky humpbacked bridges and ivy-covered warehouses, in a landscape far removed from modern pressures, as well as elegent bridges and the wildflowers and animals that live there.
Irish Times bestseller!
Packed with the latest research and information, this friendly guide will answer all your questions in a down-to-earth, practical way, supported by facts and women’s personal stories throughout.
With Catherine’s expert help you will be empowered and informed, and feeling like yourself again!
Part investigative tale, part time capsule, And a Bang on the Ear sees Philip painstakingly piece together the events that led up to, and followed, the accidental clash of heads that left him in a coma before waking up to 30 years of pain and paralysis.
Full of hope and humour, rage and rehabilitation, this is an autobiography unlike any other.
This concise guide, beautifully illustrated with photos and maps, features cultural gems, elegant Georgian architecture and tourist favourites. Everything from Trinity College to Croke Park, the Custom House to Mountjoy Square, the Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar, as well as highlights from further afield.
Peter is hard at work training sheepdog Blue for the trials at the Ballynoe Fair, while Kate – who wants to be a vet like her mam – is busy with her cheeky pet hen, Hettie. The first book in the Hazel Tree Farm series, following the adventures of the Farrelly family, their neighbours, and a host of furry, woolly and feathery friends!
Whether you’re a fine bit of stuff or you have a head like a lump of wet turf, this invaluable collection of Ireland’s most treasured (and irreverent) sayings is definitely worth having a gander at!
Through the lives of three children who died on 21 November 1920, relive the story of Bloody Sunday, when a gaelic football match in Croke Park was the scene of slaughter by British forces. Gripping historical fiction.
Dodos are extinct, right?
They’re not! They’re just in disguise, and they’re not the only ones. This book reveals the secrets of the woolly mammoths, saber-toothed tigers, and even dinosaurs! These famous creatures are in disguise everywhere, so keep your eyes peeled! You never know who might be right under your nose . . .
The long-awaited new children’s book from Ireland’s beloved storyteller, bestselling author of Under the Hawthorn Tree, Marita Conlon-McKenna.
When Anna is sent to stay with her dad at Fairy Hill, strange happenings make her begin to wonder if the fairies she’s heard about are real. And if they are, could her little brother Jack be in real danger?
This unflinching memoir looks back at a decade of love and loss, of mothering, identity and ultimately healing. An ode to friendship, home and the extraordinary healing powers of immersing yourself in the natural world, especially the ocean.
Rory’s dad, Fox, is a tailer. The BEST in the business! Animals come from all over to have their tails made by him. Rory helps in the shop and one of his jobs is measuring the customers for the tails - which isn't always easy!
But Rory is bored of making the same old tails. He has his own amazing ideas ...
Freya’s always felt different, so when she learns she’s autistic she doesn't want anyone to know. All she wants is to fit in. But does she really need to change herself or can she find friends who like her just the way she is? A novel about friendship, discovering who you really are -- and being ok with that!
A brand new, updated edition of this popular travel book. The perfect accompaniment to a visit to Ireland and the ideal souvenir to take home.
Explore Dún Laoghaire and its coastal surroundings as Peter Pearson reveals the story behind its transformation from rocky granite shoreline to grand Victorian ‘watering place’, to the bustling town it is now.
With over 250 illustrations, this is a fascinating journey through the history and heritage of Dún Laoghaire, Sandycove and Dalkey.
Suzy and Kevin are best friends. They do everything together! Until one day, Kevin's in a Mood. Suzy tries everything to cheer him up - she tells him jokes and even plays his favourite song. But Kevin's STILL in a Mood. All their friends try to help, but nothing seems to make Kevin feel better ... what could be wrong?
Once upon a time, there was a prince who wanted to live a fairytale life. The first thing he needed was a princess, so he could have his happily ever after.
A hilarious story of love and lost shoes in the wonderful city of Limerick.