Dubray Staff Recommended Read.. Brilliantly researched and beautifully put together, this is a stunning celebration of Irish history.’ – Eoin, Rathmines In Old Ireland in Colour 2, the much-anticipated sequel to their beloved bestseller, John Breslin and Sarah-Anne Buckley have delved even deeper into Ireland’s historical archives to uncover captivating photographic gems to bring to life using their unique blend of cutting-edge technology, historical research and expert colourisation.
This book celebrates the most popular Irish castles, from the Norman fortress of Bunratty to the five-star splendour of Ashford, from medieval Malahide to dramatic Dunluce, as well as introducing you to some of Ireland's most famous castle owners such as Grace O'Malley (Rockfleet) and W.B. Yeats (Thoor Ballylea).
Taking a humorous, nostalgic approach, Ronan Moore provides witty guide to all things distinctly Irish from weddings to wakes and everything in between that will leave you laughing all the way to the bog.
An impassioned and considered reflection on the past and future of Dublin, an homage to all that has made the city what it is today, and a critical look at the forces – both good and ill – that form an ever-changing city.
Picking out the images from 339 vellum leaves, this title gives insight into the manuscript and its creation. It is suitable for those interested in history, ancient artifacts or the gospels and with a passion for beautiful objects.
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.