When Brendan the leprechaun plays the tin whistle, the sound is sweeter than the sweetest songbird. But if only he could speak as well as he plays! His words spill out in a terrible jumble - he goes to the shop to buy pe ...Quick View
Vinnie the leprechaun makes gleaming buckles for leprechaun shoes and shiny buttons for leprechaun jackets. He loves his job, and he has a happy life and many friends -- but, oh, how Vinnie longs to be rich! Vinnie th ...Quick View
Summer may be over but the Star Club is definitely not and now it's time to plan their next show! Meg's secret is out, and she has to get used to a new town and new school. Luckily her Star Club friends are there to supp ...Quick View
This comprehensive overview of Kinsale's seafaring tradition will be enjoyed by all who appreciate a whiff of salty sea spray, and the sense of adventure bound to ships voyaging to distant lands. Nestling on the River ...Quick View
There's more to Irish bird folklore than the 'wran' boys and the Children of Lir. Birds have been part of our culture from very early times and there are countless beliefs, proverbs and curses associated with them. This ...Quick View
On St Stephen's Day 1960 Dónal Donnelly made his dramatic escape from the prison known as 'Europe's Alcatraz'. Using hack-saw blades, torn sheets and electric flex, Donal broke out of Crumlin Road Prison, running the ga ...Quick View
This collection pursues new areas of inquiry and offers new perspectives on familiar subjects in the history of education in Ireland and Europe from the seventeenth century to the present. These include an investigation ...Quick View
Art lover and collector, Patrick J Murphy brings his extensive knowledge and passion for art to this fully illustrated book on the riches of the French Riviera.
The region boasts over fifty world-class art museums as ...Quick View
Inishmore, Inishmaan, Inisheer: wild, isolated, starkly beautiful and of great historical importance.
Lying in the Atlantic Ocean off Galway Bay, the Aran Islands are a place apart. Here island life has preserved many a ...Quick View
This book is a study of the Irish popular mind between the late-seventeenth and the early-nineteenth centuries. It quotes widely from the vernacular literature of the period to illustrate the outlook of the common people ...Quick View
In 1889, on the beautiful Mizen peninsula lives a young woman called Ellen. Although the daughter of a simple fisherman, she is no ordinary woman. Ellen is a healer, with a heart and spirit as wild and free as the Atlant ...Quick View
Jean O’Brien’s New & Selected is a revisiting of her four collections starting with The Shadow Keeper in 1997 and moving up to the present day. Her new poems mark a maturing of her work dealing with ill health, paren ...Quick View
With a new introduction by Belinda McKeon
Reissued to coincide with the centenary of Maeve Brennan’s birth on January 6th 2017.
“Now when I read through this book I seem to be looking at snapshots. It is as tho ...Quick View