The coming of the Normans to Ireland from 1169 is a pivotal moment in the country’s history. With colourful personalities and sharp political twists and turns, Strongbow’s story is a fascinating one.
A powerful and absorbing account of the stormy affairs of an extraordinary era
Can Aoife and Aidan solve this mystery, reunite their gang of friends and return to having fun on the football field?
A journey across Ireland, in words and dazzling images, exploring the nature we pass every day. Go deep in the bog, high in the mountains and under crashing waves. Discover alpine flowers blooming in the Burren, meet ferocious anemones on our shorelines, and visit the Shannon Dolphins, who have had a place in local legend for centuries.
Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injured and their Dad is away fighting, so the children are sent to their grandfather in Ireland. How will they live in a strange country with a gruff old man who probably hates them? And will the family ever be together again?
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.
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.
I longed to be the hero in the school play,
to make new friends
and have a big birthday –
But I’ve always been stopped
By the Pain in my Chest …
An uplifting story of how children can beat those anxious feelings
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.
Ireland’s favourite force of nature, Éanna Ní Lamhna, is on a mission to open our hearts and minds to our wonderful, wild world – to help us find the balance between our needs and the future of our precious planet. Be prepared to learn, laugh and be surprised!
The city is wild, the city is free, the city has wonderful things to see …
Meet Lily and Tim, our brave adventurers. When they go into the city, with a Snap! a Clap! and a Zap! they can make the boring … amazing!
Raven O’Sullivan doesn’t remember what happened in Hyacinth House five years ago. Her father died during a paranormal investigation there, and she’s pretty certain it’s her fault. Her brother Archer can't resist the opportunity to go back and investigate. But everyone has their secrets, and they all lead back to Hyacinth House …
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.
A heron chick wants to stand on one leg
Just like the grown-up herons do.
But every time she tries –
Standing on one leg is hard!
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.
The road of parenthood rarely runs in a straight line, and sometimes we all need a little extra encouragement. Here, author and illustrator Tarsila Kruse offers her little love lessons – observations and suggestions from her own motherhood journey, in sweet, evocative images and inspiring words.
Mr Wolf is SO EXCITED to be invited to the ball.
What should he wear?
He thinks he’s got the perfect outfit, but he’s not sure …
Can his friend help him to decide?