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Magical Celtic Tales

Written by Una Leavy, Illustrated by Fergal O'Connor

Magical Celtic Tales is a collection of ten wonderful stories - some well known, others almost forgotten - from Brittany, Cornwall, Ireland, The Isle of Man, Scotland and Wales.

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.

Best-Loved Irish Legends

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson

Stories from long, long ago, part of an ancient oral tradition, handed down from generation to generation and written down by the Christian monks of medieval Ireland.

The Secret of Kells

Written by Tomm Moore, Retold by Mary Webb, Illustrated by Cartoon Saloon

Featuring Vikings, fairies, and a very cute cat, the story of The Book of Kells is brought to life in this action-packed adventure.
Movie tie-in

Exploring the Book of Kells

Written by George Otto Simms, Illustrated by David Rooney and Eoin O'Brien

A beautiful and simple introduction to the Book of Kells.

George Otto Simms, a world-renowned authority on the Book of Kells, reveals the mysteries hidden in this magnificent manuscript, and the lives of the monks who made it.

Newly-expanded colour plate section.

Irish Legends: Newgrange, Tara & the Boyne Valley

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson

Stories inspired by the Boyne Valley from long, long ago. Legends include: 'The Origin of the Boyne', 'The Foster-child of Aonghus' and 'The Salmon of Knowledge'.

Brian Boru

Emperor of the Irish

An enthralling account of the life of Brian Boru, who grew to become High King of Ireland before dying in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.

The Secret of Kells

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Cartoon Saloon

See the movie that has wowed audiences around the world for yourself: Irish history and mythology reimagined for a new audience, and animated to the very highest standards.

A Cage of Roots

Book 1 in the Ayla Trilogy

Written by and Illustrated by Matt Griffin

Magic exists beneath our feet, if we only know where to look …

Growing up in a New York orphanage, Ayla has no idea she has Irish roots. It is not until she comes to Ireland that she finds out just how deep her roots really are...

The Spiral Path

Book 3 in The Ayla Trilogy

Written by and Illustrated by Matt Griffin

The conclusion of the Ayla trilogy. The battle was won but the enemy has escaped and Ayla, Sean, Finny and Benvy know their home of Kilnabracka is in serious danger. The town looks untouched, but the friends are being drawn into a trap.

Only they can save themselves and the townsfolk.

The Táin

Ireland's Epic Adventure

Written by Liam Mac Uistin, Illustrated by Donald Teskey

The most famous Irish legend of all in an exciting and easily understood version. Read about the feats of the famous warrior Cuchulainn who singlehandedly defends Ulster against the army of Queen Maeve. War, peace, love, greed, fate are the stuff of an epic, and in The Táin they are present in full.

Exploring the World of Colmcille

also Known as Columba

Written by Mairéad Ashe FitzGerald, Illustrated by Stephen Hall

A beautifully simple and accessible account of the world of Colmcille/Columba whose 1400th anniversary was celebrated in 1997. It deals with the life of the times of Colmcille and the saint's involvement in politics and religious affairs. Hardback.

The Chieftain's Daughter

Written by Sam McBratney, Illustrated by Noel Monahan

New edition of the well-loved children's book by Sam McBratney. A boy fostered with a remote Irish tribe 1500 years ago becomes involved with the fate of his beloved Frann, the Chieftain's daughter.

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.

Best-Loved Irish Legends

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson

Stories from long, long ago, part of an ancient oral tradition, handed down from generation to generation and written down by the Christian monks of medieval Ireland. In a handy pocket format.

Corazón de Irlanda, sus más bellas leyendas

Written by Eithne Massey, Illustrated by Lisa Jackson, Translated by Cruz Losada

A stunning illustrated Spanish language collection of Irish legends, including: The Salmon of Knowledge, How Cú Chulainn Got His Name, The Children of Lir, The King with Donkey’s Ears, Fionn and the Giant, The White Wolfhound, and Oisín.