We know about the leaders of the 1916 Rising. But what about the men and women who fought on the streets of Dublin? What did they go through during those brutal days after the clock struck on 24 April 1916? For them, the conflict was a mix of bloody fighting and energy-sapping waiting. These are their stories.
Ranging from urgently contemporary London and Dublin to New York's Lower East Side in the nineteenth century, from dark comedy to poignancy, from the wryly provocative to the quietly beautiful, this title includes stories that offer a gathering of dreamers and lost souls who contend with the confusions of living.
The Feckin' collection returns with a funny, original and quirky take on some of Ireland's most famous faces! Illustrated with photographs and cartoons, the book covers key Irish figures across the millenia.
These lively and entertaining traditional folk tales from Ireland's 'Garden County' are vividly retold by local storyteller Brendan Nolan. Their origins lost in the mists of time, these 30 stories from across Wicklow reflect the wisdom (and eccentricities) of the county and its people.
Through this spectacular collection of black and white images, renowned Irish photographer, Giles Norman, captures the breathtaking wonder of Ireland's west coast, taking you on a photographic journey along the Wild Atlantic Way.
The first full-length biography of a railway engineer who changed the face of nineteenth-century Ireland is made available in paperback. This lauded book draws upon a wide range of archival material to reveal a dynamic, engaging figure, who in his lifetime constructed Ireland's first railway, and raised the National Gallery.
Married to the sugar-lipped Catherine and sharing his daughter Immy's passion for the enchanted kingdom of winterwood, Redmond Hatch was happy. But then infidelity, betrayal and the 'scary things' from which he would protect his daughter steal into the magic kingdom, and bad things begin to happen. Now Redmond prowls the barren outlands alone.