In this refreshing take on Irish-American history, broadcaster and historian Myles Dungan brilliantly describes how the exploration and exploitation of the West was vastly different from Hollywood myth.
He reveals t ...Quick View
A collection of thirteen dark, feminist retellings of traditional fairytales that follow in the tradition of Angela Carter; stories from Cinderella to Rumpelstiltskin, tales of mermaids and monsters, are given a unique w ...Quick View
A tale of suffragettes and heroes, courage and survival, as war ends, flu sweeps the land – and women get to vote!
Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards 2017 – Children’s Book of the Year
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Winner of the Literacy Association of Ireland Award for YA Fiction 2017.
Chosen for the IBBY Honour List 2018.
Tariq is beset by danger on the streets and by conflict at home. Music is his only consolation. When he f ...Quick View
From vicious rival brothers to desperate single mothers, frisky newlyweds to frigid life partners, Patrick McGinley covers all kinds of Irish (or simply human) relationship in this collection of short stories. In fourtee ...Quick View
Clearie, a one-hundred-year-old schoolhouse, is fed-up.
For so long, he has helped children get educated but been rewarded only by their complaints about how much they hate school.
He longs to get away.
Presents a reference work for Election '07 and for the 30th Dail and 23rd Seanad. This guide features the election results. It gives the complete count from each constituency, showing not only the first preferences, but ...Quick View
Extremely practical but with liberal helpings of humour, 'Stop Diabetes' will help you understand what diabetes is, what causes it and what you can do to help prevent it. Diabetes is a disease of insulin deficiency in ...Quick View
For centuries, the Irish have had an impact on the world far beyond what you would expect for a tiny nation on the edge of Europe. In What have the Irish ever done for us? we learn how the Irish have revolutionised globa ...Quick View
A young woman has been found -- and she's claiming to be his niece Beth, who disappeared as a child. Is she telling the truth? And, if she is, will Dunnigan finally rid himself of his demons, and help her to rebuild her ...Quick View
In 1965, Alen MacWeeney came upon an encampment of itinerants in a waste ground by the Cherry Orchard Fever Hospital outside Dublin. Then called tinkers and later formally styled Travellers (as they preferred to call the ...Quick View
Bestselling author, Colin Murphy, explores the historical figures and events that have existed for centuries in the fringes and brings them out into the open for the reader. Full of historical stories which will intrigu ...Quick View
Between the Dublin/Wicklow mountains and Dublin Bay, the hinterland of the city of Dublin has grown over the centuries into a rich heritage of inner and outer suburbs. This book provides an account of many aspects of the ...Quick View
In this complex political thriller set in Galway in 1925, Detective Officer Michael Mackey of the newly created Special Branch has been sent to the Garda Barracks in Ballinasloe on a mission to root out subversives. Soon ...Quick View
A valuable window into a recent past courageous, poignant, enriching and honest. Margaret MacCurtain Born into a well-to-do family living in Simmonscourt Castle, Dublin in 1934, Catherine McCann lived a rarefied life, pl ...Quick View
Moving home can be daunting at the best of times. So the last thing twelve year old Conor O’Neill needs when he moves from New York to the west of Ireland is to find that he is somehow at the heart of an ancient Irish ...Quick View
The author gives us one last extraordinary look at ordinary people as they struggle with family relationships, romances gone awry, and the possibility for a better future ... all with Binchy's thoughtful and loving touch ...Quick View
Schoolhouse ruins are a common sight in the Irish countryside, wherever populations are in decline and the fabric of a formerly vibrant community is slowly perishing. Once pivotal to their area, they now lie abandoned. I ...Quick View
In this vivid and powerful collection of essays, the first non- fiction book published by Tramp Press, Emilie Pine boldly confronts the past to better understand herself, her relationships and her role in society. `Th ...Quick View
Major Sinclair Yeates leaves England to work as an Irish Resident Magistrate convinced that two and two make four. But as he passes judgement on a range of cases and characters that would have driven Solomon to drink he ...Quick View
Chosen as the 2019 Citywide Reading for Children by Dublin UNESCO City of Literature.
Bumpfizzle is an alien, sent to Earth from Planet Plonk on a research mission. Or is he really just a ten-year-old boy who is feeli ...Quick View