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Dublin

The Story of a City

In exquisitely detailed illustrations and engaging words, Stephen Conlin and Peter Harbison bring alive the story of Dublin – its architecture and streetscapes, its government and its people – from Viking times to the present day.

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.

The Moon Spun Round

W. B. Yeats for Children

Written by W. B. Yeats, Edited by and Introduced by Noreen Doody, Illustrated by Shona Shirley Macdonald

The Moon Spun Round takes children of all ages on an imaginative journey through W.B. Yeats’s poetry, folktales and childhood writing. Mysterious and beautiful illustrations spin out from Yeats’s haunting and enchanted words and rhythms.

The Whiskeys of Ireland

Everything you always wanted to know about Irish Whiskey, the lifeblood of the people! The history, the difference between single malts and blends, the art of distilling and blending, and the explosion of new distilleries - learn how to taste as well as drink the water of life!

A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea

Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood

Written by Sarah Webb, Illustrated by Steve McCarthy

Owls and pussycats, cockles and mussels, golden stockings, wiggly worms and rattlin’ bogs – they’re all here, and more. Another wonderful collection of rhymes to delight any child, from the author and illustrator Sally Go Round the Stars.

 

A Terrible Beauty

Poetry of 1916

A collection of poems of revolution and dreams and visions of freedom and nationhood for Ireland - focusing on before, during and after the 1916 Rising.

Best-loved Joyce

Written by James Joyce, Introduced by Bob Joyce, Edited by Jamie O’Connell

A beautiful and accessible introduction to the writings of James Joyce. Short, entertaining quotes from his major works: Dubliners, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Ulysses and Finnegans Wake, with more from his poetry & letters, and some family anecdotes handed down to grand-nephew Bob Joyce.

Best-Loved Yeats

An illustrated collection of forty of Yeats' best-loved works, on topics including Love, Politics, Old Age, Myth and Legend includes people, places and events that were important to him.

The Dead House

... the past holds constant sway ...

Perched on an incline, with the land spilling down to a glittering sea, sits a ruined cottage. It calls to Maggie Turner, who is running from her own demons. But this house has a long, grim history, and has known hard living and far too much death. In some places, some things are better left undisturbed. A modern ghost story by a masterful writer.

Best-Loved Oscar Wilde

Edited by John Wyse Jackson ( dec'd), Illustrated by Emma Byrne

Told through his own words, this essential introduction to Oscar Wilde’s extraordinary life and work is accompanied by stimulating commentary and stylish design and illustration. For new readers and devotees alike.