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'A Bit Of A Shemozzle’

GAA Quips & Quotes

Packed with witty one-liners and curious quotes from pundits, players and partisans this book is sure to entertain ...at least until the hang sangwiches are ready!

Ambassadors on Horseback

The Irish Army Equitation School

The first official history of the Irish Army Equitation School. Here, recounted in great detail and with stunning photographs, are the great highs and lows; the heartbreaks and excitements of top flight international competition. Includes all the famous riders and horses.

Arkle

The Legend of 'Himself'

Written by Anne Holland, Foreword by Jim Dreaper

In 1964 Arkle's win in the Cheltenham Gold Cup marked the start of an incredible campaign by Ireland’s most legendary racehorse. Fifty years on from his incredible wins, Anne Holland looks at Arkle’s career, which has never been surpassed.

Babyface Goes to Hollywood

Fighters, Mobsters & Film Stars. The Jimmy McLarnin Story

He was the Darling of the Depression. At a time when the Mob ruled the prize ring, Jimmy McLarnin and his manager Pop Foster stayed out of the clutches of the gunmen.

The Bloodied Field

Croke Park. Sunday 21 November 1920

Bloody Sunday. A gaelic football match in Dublin's Croke Park became the scene of a massacre of 14 people by the Royal Irish Constabulary, following the IRA assassination of British military agents. Updated edition of this exceptional and prizewinning book.

The Dublin Marathon

Celebrating 40 Years

Written by Sean McGoldrick, Foreword by Dick Hooper

The Dublin Marathon was founded in 1980; since then, ‘Marathon Weekend’ – on the October Bank holiday weekend – has become a fixture on the Irish running calendar as thousands of runners race the 26.2 mile route through the streets of Dublin and the city turns out to support them.

Festival Fever

The Irish at Cheltenham

It is said the land level of Ireland rises a few feet every March because so many people have left for the National Hunt Festival at Cheltenham. Rivalry at this pinnacle of jump racing has always been keen but has risen to new levels in the 21st Century, with many Irish winners across all the races.

The Grand National

The Irish at Aintree

This lavishly-illustrated book examines the Irish presence at Aintree from the festival’s earliest years.
A wide-ranging and compulsively readable account of a beloved institution.

Great Moments in Gaelic Football

Great Moments in Gaelic Football looks back over the decades of legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the Ireland's most exciting sports. A must for Gaelic Football fans wherever they are. Updated with Dublin's five in a row.

Great Moments in Hurling

Great Moments in Hurling looks back over the decades of legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the Ireland's most exciting sports. A must for hurling fans wherever they are.

Great Moments in Irish Football

Soccer is a world renowned sport filled with excitement and exhilaration. Ray McManus and his team at Sportsfile have been there through the decades, passionately following the boys in green and capturing the essence of this physical, punishing sport and those who play it.

Great Moments in Irish Rugby

With reminiscences from photographers and players alike, this book is a look back over the decades at the legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the world's most exciting sports. A must for rugby fans wherever they are.

The Heart and Soul of Kerry Football

Weeshie Fogarty's love of Kerry Gaelic Football has been lifelong. In this book he puts it all under the microscope - the different eras, styles and personalities, as well as picking his personal top Kerry fifteen ever.

Joey Dunlop

King of the Roads

Written by and Photographs by Stephen Davison

A celebration of Joey Dunlop's life and career from the public glories to the private moments. Captures Joey in action, his triumphant racing moments, with his family, on his relief missions to Romania. A fitting record of one of the greatest motorcyclists the sport has ever seen.

Kinane

A Remarkable Racing Family

The official biography of one of Ireland’s most famous racing families. Twenty members of the immediate Kinane family from Tipperary have been jockeys: and one a world champion!

Kings of September

The Day Offaly Denied Kerry Five in a Row

The award-winning and bestselling account of the classic 1982 final. An epic story of triumph and loss, joy and tragedy.
Boylesports Irish Sports Book of the Year 2007