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
Gone the Way of Truth is a journey through Galway’s rich and varied past illustrated by graves of note. The gravestones themselves are monuments to people who once walked the streets and bohreens of Galway. They formed ...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
Brendan Martin is an American-born loner raised in Ireland by his silent, embittered mother before escaping back to New York, where he lives and works each day in blissful isolation in the crowded city. Brendan spends hi ...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
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
After ten years of a boom and on the eve of a downturn, Irish society has been turned on its head by a Generation War. The clear winners have been the middle-aged Jagger Generation, enormously enriched by the property bo ...Quick View
Ca bhfuil an phian?' arsa Dochtuir Dan.' I do shron? I do bholg? ...Ach, feach! Ta an phian imithe! Ri Ra 2 'Ca bhfuil an phian?' arsa Dochtuir Dan. ' I do shron? I do bholg?' ...Ach, feach! Ta an phian imithe! 'Where ...Quick View
Sisters Ella and Roberta O'Callaghan live in separate wings of their crumbling Irish mansion. They haven't spoken for decades, torn apart by a dark family secret from their past, and only communicate through the terse an ...Quick View
Dublin occupies a unique place in Ireland’s social and cultural history. Dublin Be Damned! explores the iconic city and its many characters thorough the eyes of teenager Larry MacCrossan as he comes of age during one o ...Quick View