Ireland's incredible artistic heritage is celebrated in this entertaining, enlightening book. From the Newgrange kerbstone to Francis Bacon's studio, Bhreathnach-Lynch takes us through a history of Irish art in 50 works, celebrating each along the way.
Covering every era, from early art in 3000BCE to contemporary work, with chronological features on the major schools and movements and close-up critical appraisals of twenty-two masterpieces, this book offers a broad but thorough introduction to art history.
Helps you discover the history, plots and stars of musical theatre and movie musicals. This book covers from origins in dance halls and vaudeville, to the record-breaking West End musicals and spectacular Broadway shows. It is suitable for all the musical fans.
Alice Taylor takes us back to rural life, reflecting back on the routine and experiences of farm women in Ireland in the 1950s - a time when food was mostly home-grown and everything was reused. An uplifting account, full of nostalgia and wise words to treasure from Ireland's best-loved author.
This latest book by Tarquin Blake documents eighty abandoned Church of Ireland churches, preserving a record of fragile religious ruins. Blake's haunting images of crumbling ruins and history of the churches tell another fascinating story of troubled times.
A DUBRAY RECOMMENDED READ M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village cafe where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook.
The Irish Garden visits over forty of Ireland's most beautiful gardens, ranging from the grand old demesnes of the Anglo-Irish ascendancy to the intensely personal creations of passionate plantsmen and garden makers.