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The St Patrick\'s Treasury: Celebrating the myths, legends and traditions of Ireland\'s patron saint
By John Killen
St Patrick is one of the best-known and best-loved saints in the world. His life and legacy is ingrained in Irish history and society, as the annual 17 March celebrations across the globe show. John Killen brings together the legends, folklore, traditions and stories that have been associated with St...
In 1985 Tony Macaulay, a Protestant from the top of the Shankill Road, was appointed assistant director of the 174 Trust. There was one condition - Tony had to move to live on the Catholic side of the peace line.
This beautiful book is a rare opportunity to discover some of Ireland's finest houses.
An anthology of poetry from a new generation of poets from Northern Ireland.
Sure, Why Would Ye Not? is a collection of hilarious conversations between two oul fellas, Bob and Charlie. They'll remind you of growing up, of family life, and of irish country ways. But most of all they will make you laugh out loud and remind you that there is no...
In A Twisted Root, Patricia Craig traces the remarkable story of her ancestry, weaving the threads of her forebears' stories into the sweeping panorama of Irish history.
By Helen Lewis
Praised by Ian McEwan, Michael Longley, the Guardian and many others, A Time to Speak tells the story of Helen Lewis, shipped from Prague to Auschwitz at the start of WW2 as part of the Final Solution, and her struggle to survive the Holocaust.
Serving as an anthology of writing about Ulster, this title presents a portrait of the historic province. The writers featured include, among many others, Seamus Heaney, John Hewitt, Robert Harbinson, Michael McLaverty, Louis Maceice, E Estyn Evans and Conor Cruise O'Brien.