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Irish Interest Bestsellers

  • The Loneliest Boy in the World

    The Loneliest Boy in the World
    Gearoid Cheaist O Cathain

    Paperback · 15 May 2014 · €12.99

    Gearoid Cheaist O Cathain was the last child brought up on the Blasket Islands off Ireland's southwest coast. His childhood was unique, as he was the only child on the island, the nearest in age being his uncle who was thirty years older. A 1951 newspaper article described him as 'The Loneliest Boy in the World - he has only seagulls as playmates.'

  • A Pocket History of Ireland

    A Pocket History of Ireland
    Joseph McCullough

    Hardback · 26 Mar 2010 · €4.99

    From prehistoric times to the present day this comprehensive history presents the story of Ireland in bite-size chunks. With illustrations throughout this is an attractive and practical guide to Ireland's colourful history.

  • The Republic

    The Republic
    Charles Townshend

    Paperback · 29 May 2014 · €13.80
    Our Price: €10.99

    The protracted, terrible fight for independence pitted the Irish against the British and the Irish against other Irish. This title presents a narrative of the critical years in modern Ireland's history.

  • The Wildflowers of Ireland

    The Wildflowers of Ireland
    Zoe Devlin

    Paperback · 10 Mar 2014 · €17.99

    This superbly illustrated guide features over 530 of the wildflowers of Ireland with more than 1,200 of the author's photographs. This is a must for enthusiasts of all ages and experience and a complementary companion to the author's Wildflowers of Ireland - A Personal Record.

  • Ireland's Western Islands

    Ireland's Western Islands
    John Carlos

    Paperback · 11 Apr 2014 · €19.99

    The islands off Ireland's west coast form a rich cultural landscape, a unique combination of the forces of nature and humankind. Spanning almost fifty years, this collection celebrates the islanders functioning well in their environment, while reflecting on disappearing traditions and values in the face of materialism and pop culture.

  • The Insects of Ireland

    The Insects of Ireland
    Stephen McCormack

    Paperback · 15 May 2014 · €14.99

    This first guide written specifically on Ireland's insects concentrates on the most charismatic, easily-identified irish insects: butterflies, bumblebees, dragonflies, ladybirds, grasshoppers and shieldbugs.

  • Ireland

    Ireland
    Michael Diggin

    Paperback · 07 Feb 2014 · €9.99

    Ireland is a collection of 300 contemporary images of the beauties of Ireland, covering every one of the 32 counties.

  • DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Ireland

    DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Ireland

    Paperback · 01 Oct 2013 · €22.10

    Includes cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the Ireland's architecture, and 3D aerial views of the key districts to explore on foot. This title features detailed listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets.

  • Keep Calm Sure I'll be Grand

    Keep Calm Sure I'll be Grand
    Summersdale

    Hardback · 02 Jul 2012 · €6.90
    Our Price: €5.99

    So what if the craic's not as good as you expected, you can't get a decent pint of Guinness for love nor money, and the Celtic Tiger is whimpering instead of roaring - you've still got the luck of the Irish and that's all you need to succeed. This book is packed with quotations and proverbs to help keep the indomitable Irish spirit alive.

  • Lonely Planet Ireland

    Lonely Planet Ireland
    Lonely Planet

    Paperback · 01 Mar 2014 · €23.45

    Lonely Planet Ireland is your passport to the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Slurp oysters and clap your hands to spirited fiddle music in a lively Galway pub, explore medieval castles in Dublin and beyond, or set off amid vibrant green hills toward Atlantic coastal trails.

  • Ireland

    Ireland
    Kevin Eyres

    Paperback · 21 Apr 2008 · €13.80
    Our Price: €4.99

    Shows Ireland in all its beauty. From well-loved spots to seldom-seen vistas, this little book covers the whole of the Emerald Isle from Ulster North to Munster South, from Giant's Causeway to the Cliffs of Moher.

  • Isn't it Well for Ye?

    Isn't it Well for Ye?
    Colm O Regan

    Hardback · 25 Oct 2012 · €13.80

    Explores the phenomenon of the Irish Mammy and what she might say about everything from the 'new mass' to the cardinal sin of not owning a cough bottle and the importance of airing clothes properly. Did you know, for instance, that Hamlet had an Irish Mammy? So if you're an Irish Mammy, this book can act as your guide.