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The World War intensifies in Europe. In Zurich a writer breathes his last imagining his life till now from his childhood in Dublin. The voices of his family circling him - wife, son, daughter. And James Joyce has saved for them one last story to delight and defy them: The...
By John Wesson
Take a grand tour of Kerry and discover its people, landscape and wildlife - from the lush pastures of the North to the tranquil lakes of Killarney, from the other-worldly Skellig Islands to the serenity of the Blaskets and the rainbows and snow-capped mountains of Macgillycuddy's Reeks.
Take a photographic journey along Ireland's Ancient East, the official Bord Failte route, with this sumptuous book of 200 photographs, maps and quotations. The pictures will draw you into the history of Ireland from the stone age wonders of Newgrance, through viking conquests up to now.
The history of Irish traditional music, song and dance from the mythological harp of the Dagda to Riverdance, Lord of the Dance and beyond. Featuring the tradition's finest musicians and international names.
This beautiful book visits twenty-eight richly atmospheric sites and tells the mythological stories associated with them. Illustrated with evocative photographs and older etchings and prints, it draws the reader back into history and myth.
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 peas and accidentally comes home with cheese!