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  • The A-Z of an Irish Christmas

    The A-Z of an Irish Christmas

    All the Craic of the Crimbo!

    Written by Sarah Cassidy and Kunak McGann

    Everything you don't want foreigners to know about how we celebrate Christmas in Ireland. We can't be doing with Calling Birds, French Hens or Partridges in Pear Trees: but if it's AnnualsThe DinnerThe Big Shop or The Wexford Carol you're looking for, you've come to the right book!

     

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    96
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  • Best-Loved Irish Ballads

    Best-Loved Irish Ballads

    Great Songs from the Irish Folk Tradition

    Written by Emma Byrne and Eoin O'Brien

    Songs to stir the soul and move the feet, raise a roar or bring a tear to the eye.
    From Danny Boy to Boulavogue and more, this book celebrates the cream of Irish ballads, explaining the origins of each song, along with words, melodies and chords. Illustrated with evocative photographs and  woodcuts..

    Pages:
    160
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  • The Bloodied Field

    The Bloodied Field

    Croke Park. Sunday 21 November 1920

    By Michael Foley

    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.

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    352
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  • Books from the Attic

    Books from the Attic

    Treasures from an Irish Childhood

    Written by Alice Taylor, Photographs by Emma Byrne

    Alice Taylor takes a journey back to the 1940s and 1950s in rural Ireland through the well-used schoolbooks that she has kept from that time. Poetry, legends, stories and history evoke a way of life, and pace of life, that's long changed.

    Pages:
    256
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  • A Cocoon With A View

    A Cocoon With A View

    By Alice Taylor

    Am I cocooning or self-isolating?  In today’s climate both words mean the same thing, but it’s amazing the different picture each word paints in our subconscious. Alice Taylor explores wellbeing, what community now means and so many other topics thrown into sharp relief by the arrival of COVID19.

    Pages:
    128
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  • A Coward if I Return, A Hero if I Fall

    A Coward if I Return, A Hero if I Fall

    Stories of Irishmen in World War I

    By Neil Richardson

    IRELAND’S FORGOTTEN LEGACY In 1914-1918, two hundred thousand Irishmen from all religions and backgrounds went to war. At least thirty-five thousand never came home. An award-winning collection of veterans’ stories as told by the families, with military records, surviving documents and letters.

    Pages:
    368
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  • Dublin By Design

    Dublin By Design

    Architecture and the City

    Edited by The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and Dr. Sandra O'Connell and Noel J. Brady, Foreword by Mary Robinson

    An illustrated history of the development of Dublin city through the last century. There is a particular focus on its role as Ireland's capital since independence 100 years ago, as well as on architectural planning. In association with the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI).

    Pages:
    240
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  • Eggcorns

    Eggcorns

    From Bumbum Bees to Jellycopters

    By Chris Judge

    Have you ever seen a Bumbum bee, or an Elelamp? Does your pet wear Doggles? These are all Eggcorns, where a child’s mispronunciation can add a whole other level of meaning!

    Illustrator Chris Judge (The Lonely Beast) has brought his bizarre sense of humour to imagine them for us all.

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    48
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  • Great Moments in Gaelic Football

    Great Moments in Gaelic Football

    By Sportsfile

    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.

    Pages:
    224
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  • Ireland

    Ireland

    Discover its Beauty

    Written by and Photographed by Carsten Krieger

    A photographic tour covering the whole of Ireland. Carsten Krieger's evocative landscape photography is complimented by more intimate shots of craftspeople going about their daily work. Coastlines, rivers, mountains, towns: from scenes unchanged for thousands of years to a vibrant, modern Ireland.

    Pages:
    192
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  • The Irish Pregnancy Book

    The Irish Pregnancy Book

    A Guide for Expectant Mothers

    Written by Doctor Peter Boylan and Doctor Jennifer Walsh

    A clear, comprehensive, up-to-date guide to all stages of pregnancy from one of Ireland's leading obstetricians. Fully revised and updated, The Irish Pregnancy Book is an essential guide to having a baby in Ireland, a user-friendly reference for expectant mothers to turn to time and time again.

    Pages:
    232
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  • Paddy Cole

    Paddy Cole

    King of the Swingers

    Written by Paddy Cole, With Tom Gilmore, Foreword by John McColgan

    Paddy Cole, affectionately known as The King of The Swingers, has taken his style of Jazz, Dixieland and Swing band music all over the world – and back home too. He is the grand old man of Irish Showbiz. Heart-warming and hilarious, this book is full of great stories from the world of music.

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    256
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  • The Stairlift Ascends

    The Stairlift Ascends

    Tweets from a Covid Cocoon

    Written by Helen O'Rahilly, Illustrated by Jennie O'Connell

    Cocooning with her ninety-year-old Aunt is not the life Helen imagined when she came home to Dublin after 30 years in London. Bickering, bitching, masking-up for rare outings, The Stairlift Ascends is a Twitter diary of our time trying to live together, surviving the pandemic: and each other!

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    80
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  • Thrills and Spills

    Thrills and Spills

    Celebrating Irish Jump Racing

    Photographed by Healy Racing, Written by Donn McClean and Healy Racing

    An amazing collection of Irish jump-racing photographs that captures the last decade of the Irish horse-racing scene. For every leap of victory and fist pump, there is a crunching fall or a win that almost was: Pat 'Cash' Healy’s has captured it all with his camera, with captions by Donn McClean.

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    208
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