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Spirit of Ireland

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Enrich your travels with reading! Here's a hand-picked list prepared for your journey in conjunction with the book experts at Longitude.
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For the Love of Ireland

IRE77
Susan Cahill (Editor)
Ballantine Books
2001
458
0345434196
PAPER
Anthology
0
0
0
0
Organized geographically, this rich anthology introduces Ireland through the words and lives of such luminaries as James Joyce, W.B. Yeats, Frank McCourt and Samuel Beckett.
$17.00

The Book of Kells

IRE09
Bernard Meehan
Thames & Hudson
1995
95
0500277907
PAPER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
Written by the keeper of manuscripts at Trinity College, this book features 110 color illustrations, including enlargements, of some of the more spectacular decorations in this most famous of medieval manuscripts.
$19.95

Eyewitness Guide Ireland

IRE02
Eyewitness Guides
DK Publishing
2017
396
1465441190
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This superb guide is a wonderfully illustrated introduction to the country, featuring photographs, maps and short background essays on history and culture.
$25.00

Ireland Map

IRE23
Michelin
Michelin Travel Publications
2013
1
2067170201
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A colorful map of Ireland at a scale of 1:400,000, featuring insets of the road approaches to major cities, as well as an index to cities, towns and villages.
$12.95

Dublin Map

IRE96
Borch Maps
Borch Maps
2014
2
3897071347
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
A laminated, folded map of the city center of Dublin, at a scale of 1:12,000.
$9.95

Ireland Adventure Map

IRE306
National Geographic
National Geographic Maps
2011
1
1566955351
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
This sturdy water- and tear-proof map shows Ireland at a scale of 1:350,000.
$11.95

1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independence

IRE387
Tim Pat Coogan
St. Martins
2016
336
1250110599
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Bestselling historian Tim Pat Coogan offers this narrative history of the Easter Rising and the 100 years that followed (1916-2016) profiling both the flaws and the nation-building achievements of the Irish Republic.
$27.99

A Brief History of Ireland

IRE321
Richard Killeen
Hachette
2012
323
0762439904
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Killeen traces the successive waves of warriors and colonists through the Celts, Vikings and Normans to Henry VIII, the era of rebellion and patriots to modern times in this brisk, measured history.
$14.95

A Traveller's History of Ireland

GBR39
Peter Neville
Interlink Publishing Group
2016
288
1566566371
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
From the Celts to the Norman invasions to modern-day Ireland, this short history is highly recommended for those who would like a brief overview of the Emerald Isle through the centuries.
$14.95

Atlas of the Irish Revolution

IRE384
Mike Murphy (Editor), Donal O Drisceoil (Editor), John Crowley (Editor)
NYU
2016
750
1479834289
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Arranged chronologically and thematically, this exhaustive account explores the effects of the Irish Revolution on the nation’s culture and politics. Includes more than 400 color illustrations, maps and photos
$75.00

How the Irish Saved Civilization

IRE07
Thomas Cahill
Doubleday
1995
236
0385418493
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
This bestselling history tells the generally unknown story of Ireland’s preservation of classical learning in the Dark Ages. Cahill reveals how saints, scholars, monks and scribes reproduced important texts and spread them throughout Europe.
$16.00

In Search of Ancient Ireland

IRE222
Leo Eaton, Carmel McCaffrey
Ivan Dee
2003
304
156663525X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This spirited, illustrated history, the companion to a PBS documentary series, traces the foundation, archaeology and legends of ancient Ireland from 9000 B.C. to 1167 A.D. with style and substance.
$16.95

Ireland Unhinged, Encounters With a Wildly Changing Country

IRE334
David Monagan
Council Oak
2014
300
1571783229
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
4/29/2014
0
0
0
0
Seeking the essence of Irish identity, American transplant David Monagan travels the length and width of Eire to explain the people’s mirth, soulfulness and eccentricities that endure despite the country’s recent economic collapse.
$17.95

Ireland, In Word and Image

IRE319
Jay Adlersberg
Welcome Books
2013
276
1599621258
HARD COVER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
Jay Adlersberg's visual celebration of Ireland is accompanied by literary excerpts and poetry from Oscar Wilde, W.B. Yeats, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett and many others. With 75 gorgeous color photographs.
$60.00

Modern Ireland, A Very Short Introduction

IRE195
Senia Paseta
Oxford University Press
2003
184
0192801678
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A remarkably concise, provocative history in the well-regarded series, touching on the major aspects of Irish history, politics, and society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
$11.95

Sun Dancing, A Vision of Medieval Ireland

IRE13
Geoffrey Moorhouse
Dufour Editions
2009
280
0156006022
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
This wonderfully inspired combination of scholarship and historical fiction, set at the monastery on Skellig Michael, carries the reader back to Ireland's early monastic tradition.
$22.95

The Aran Islands

IRE26
J.M. Synge, Tim Robinson (Introduction)
Penguin
1992
208
0140184325
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
A much-loved turn-of-the-century account of the islands (as contrasted with mainland Ireland), drenched in the Celtic soul of the Irish.
$18.00

The Celts: A Very Short Introduction

CLT03
Barry W. Cunliffe
Oxford University Press
2003
161
0192804189
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A concise, revealing social history of the Celts by a reigning authority and popular writer.
$11.95

The Truth about the Irish

IRE167
Terry Eagleton
St. Martin's Press
2001
181
0312264038
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
An irreverent A-to-Z guide to all things Irish by a native son and shrewd comic commentator. Cahill casts aside many myths, starting with the first entry - A for alcohol (the Irish have the lowest per capita consumption of alcohol in the E.U., after Greece and Italy).
$18.99

Connemara Mollie, An Irish Journey on Horseback

IRE307
Hilary Bradt
Bradt Publications
2012
146
1841623865
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Hilary Bradt (publisher of Bradt Guides) recalls her journey across rural Ireland among the people of Galway, Mayo, Clare and Kerry in the 1980s in this sweet -- and sublimely affecting -- memoir.
$16.99

McCarthy's Bar, A Journey of Discovery in Ireland

IRE168
Pete McCarthy
St. Martins
2003
352
0312311338
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
A droll account of McCarthy's encounters on a bar-hopping jaunt from Cork along the west coast to Donegal. His motto, assiduously followed, was never to pass up a bar with his name on it!
$18.99

Silver Linings, Travels Around Northern Ireland

IRE146
Martin Fletcher
Hachette
2001
320
0349112517
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
An account of travels, as well as the people, politics and traditions of Northern Ireland, infused with the author's humor and insightful reporting.
$16.95

Celtic Tales, Fairy Tales and Stories of Enchantment from Ireland, Scotland, Brittany, and Wales

CLT10
Kate Forrester
Chronicle Books
2016
176
145215175X
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Alongside her silhouette art, Forrester collects 16 stories told by folklorists in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Divided into four categories (tricksters, the sea, quests and romance), these stories include fantastical characters, such as witches and selkies, and transport readers to mystical realms.
$22.95

Dubliners

IRE15
James Joyce
Penguin
1992
317
0140186476
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
James Joyce's unsurpassed collection of short stories depicting ordinary life in Dublin among the lower middle class -- a milestone in the history of prose fiction.
$11.00

Ireland, A Traveler's Literary Companion

IRE217
James Mc Elroy
Whereabouts Press
2007
256
1883513170
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Organized geographically, this anthology of short stories and tales by contemporary Irish authors captures the spirit, history and allure of Ireland.
$14.95

Irish Fairy and Folk Tales

IRE04
W.B. Yeats
Modern Library
2004
380
0812968557
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Edited by the Nobel Prize-winning poet who spearheaded the Celtic Renaissance in the early 20th century, these enchanting stories introduce a cast of changelings, ghosts, mermaids, demons, saints, priests and fairies.
$18.00

Opened Ground, Selected Poems 1966-1996

IRE65
Seamus Heaney
Farrar, Straus & Giroux
1999
464
0374526788
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The publication of Heaney's book Death of a Naturalist in 1966 changed Irish literature -- and poetry worldwide -- forever. Dive into the physical and emotional rhythms of Irish life in this volume, which chronicles the Nobel Laureate's best work from the last 30 years.
$19.00

The Crows of Beara

IRE406
Julie Christine Johnson
Ingram Publisher Services
2017
334
1618220470
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A stunning novel with a lyrical Irish setting and a touch of magical realism. Seattle-based Annie Crowe visits Beara Peninsula, eager to escape her troubled past and failing marriage. On a work trip, she is tasked with promoting a new copper mine and come
$18.95

The Hill Bachelors

IRE42
William Trevor
Penguin Putnam
2001
256
0141002174
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
No one writes better short fiction than William Trevor. This collection of 12 stories captures the life and people of rural Ireland.
$15.00

The Sea

IRE295
John Banville
Vintage Books
2006
195
1400097029
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Recently widowed Max Morden, a middle-aged Irishman, returns to the seaside of his youth in this exquisite novel of love and the power of memory. Banville's 18th novel and winner of the 2005 Booker Prize.
$14.95

The Teapots Are Out and Other Eccentric Tales from Ireland

IRE144
John B. Keane
Carroll & Graff
2004
192
0786712988
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A collection of 17 sentimental, sad, outrageous and just plain fun stories by the prolific North Kerry saloon-keeper, balladeer, playwright and novelist. Keane, who died in 2002, had an eye (and ear) for Irish rural life.
$13.95

Troubles

IRE171
J.G. Farrell
NYRB
2002
459
1590170180
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Set on the eve of the Irish Rebellion, this first novel in Farrell's remarkable series illuminates the British Empire's decline in Ireland to hilarious, haunting effect. Winner of the Man Booker Prize.
$17.95

Wild Decembers

IRE94
Edna O'Brien
Houghton Mifflin Company
2001
272
0618126910
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A haunting novel of clan enmities and forbidden love in rural Ireland. Few writers have as sure a sense of place as Edna O'Brien, whose lyrical prose builds inevitably toward final tragedy.
$17.95

Birds of Ireland, An Introduction to Familiar Species

IRE245
James Kavanagh
Waterford Press
2007
158355338X
PLASTIC CARD
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A fold-up, laminated card featuring color drawings and short descriptions of commonly encountered Ireland birds.
$7.95

More Books

A Book of Migrations, Some Passages in Ireland

IRE44
Rebecca Solnit
Verso
2010
208
1844677087
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
In this intriguing book, the American-born author (now an Irish citizen) introduces the country, its history and literature in a series of essays. Solnit, a wonderful writer, is a thoughtful questioner of the modern Irish identity.
$17.95

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

IRE11
James Joyce, Karl Ove Knausgaard (Foreword)
Penguin Putnam
2016
384
e
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This autobiographical novel, a literary classic, depicts the Irish Catholic boyhood and intellectual awakening its young hero, Stephen Dedalus.
$17.00

Ireland, a Bicycle, and a Tin Whistle

IRE17
David Wilson
McGill Queen's
1995
176
0773513442
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Whether it's the author's adventures in crowded pubs or out in the wild, this travel account is a modest, humorous report on Ireland, its people, festivals and cultures.
$19.95

Ulysses, The Gabler Edition

IRE131
James Joyce
Vintage Books
1986
649
0394743121
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This landmark work in the history of literature is by turns a day in the life of Leopold Bloom, a reimagining of Homer's Odyssey, and a dazzling tour of turn-of-the-century Dublin.
$22.00

The Pirate Queen, In Search of Grace O'Malley and Other Legendary Women of the Sea

IRE135
Barbara Sjoholm
Seal Press
2004
355
158005109X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Tales of plucky female pirates and explorers in the North Atlantic. Long interested in women and seafaring, Sjoholm journeyed from Ireland out to the Shetland and Faroe Islands, Iceland and Norway collecting folk-tales, stories and historical accounts of these remarkable seafaring heroines.
$16.95

Death in Dublin, A Novel of Suspense

IRE159
Bartholomew Gill
HarperCollins
2003
352
0060008504
PAPER
Mystery
0
0
0
0
This gripping mystery, the last of the Peter McGarr series, revolves around the theft of the revered Book of Kells. Darkly atmospheric and impossible to put down!
$6.99

The Great Shame, And the Triumph of the Irish in the English-Speaking World

IRE204
Thomas Keneally
Doubleday
2000
768
0385720262
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
A vivid family memoir. Keneally traces the history of Ireland, Irish immigration -- and how the English treated the Irish -- through the story of his own ancestors, taking us from 19th-Century Ireland to America and Australia.
$19.95

Yeats's Poetry, Drama, and Prose

IRE208
W. B. Yeats
W. W. Norton & Company
2000
518
0393974979
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
An authoritative anthology, heavily annotated and with biographical and background information.
$29.25

Malachy McCourt's History of Ireland

IRE233
Malachy McCourt
Hachette
2008
413
0762431814
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
Rich in anecdote and biography, McCourt may not break new ground but he sure knows how to tell a tale in this entertaining history of the Emerald Isle from Pict and Celtic origins to Yeats, Joyce, Beckett and Bono.
$17.00

A Course Called Ireland

IRE251
Tom Coyne
Penguin Putnam
2010
320
1592405282
PAPER
Travel Narrative
0
0
0
0
Not just a quest to play every seaside course in the Emerald Isle (60 by the time he got to Ulster), Tom Coyne's entertaining portrait of Ireland, its people, pubs and quirks illuminates "Uncommon Acts of Irish Hospitality."
$17.00

The Rebels of Ireland, The Dublin Saga

IRE253
Edward Rutherfurd
Ballantine Books
2007
896
0345472365
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Rutherfurd spins the saga of Ireland's 400-year path to independence in all its drama, tragedy and glory in this sweeping follow-up to The Princes of Ireland.
$19.00

Back Roads Ireland

IRE294
Donna Dailey (Contributor)
DK Publishing
2013
264
0756695902
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide to Ireland in 25 scenic drives, each one lasting one to five days. It's packed with color photographs, maps, hotels, detours, restaurants and activities and is ideal for planning a road trip.
$25.00

Country Girl, A Memoir

IRE320
Edna O'Brien
Little Brown and Company
2014
358
0316122718
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
Born in 1930, Edna O'Brien conjures her youth in County Clare and her introduction to the swinging 1960s and literature in this marvelous tale of coming of age as a novelist.
$16.00

TransAtlantic

IRE326
Colum McCann
Random House
2014
336
0812981928
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
National Book Award-winner Colum McCann penned this profound meditation on identity and history that focuses on three Atlantic crossings that connect the US and Canada with Europe.
$17.00

The Crossley ID Guide: Britain & Ireland

GRB112
Dominic Couzens, Richard Crossley
Princeton University Press
2013
304
0691151946
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
This colorful guide highlights over 300 common species of birds against their habitats in the British and Irish countryside. Beginner and intermediate birders learn to identify birds by size, structure, shape and behavior.
$27.95

Frommer's EasyGuide to Ireland

IRE329
Frommer's
Frommer's
2016
288
1628872683
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This lightweight guide to Ireland highlights important attractions with expert advice on accommodations and meals.
$14.95

In Search of Ancient Ireland

IRE330
PBS Home Video
Baker & Taylor Video
2013
6309101226
DVD
Archaeology
0
0
0
0
A thorough and accurate examination of Ireland's history from the Stone Age through the Norman invasion in 1170.
$19.99

Complete Irish

IRE331
Living Language
Living Language
2014
0307972429
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
Designed to teach language fluency, this 46-lesson program includes CDs, course books and online resources.
$49.95

Essential Irish

IRE332
Living Language
Living Language
2014
080415967X
AUDIO CD
Language & Phrasebooks
0
0
0
0
A simple, multi-media course which includes a book of 10 lessons, three CDs and access to Living Language’s online Language Lab.
$22.95

Ireland, A Short History

IRE335
Joseph Coohill
Oneworld Publications
2014
247
178074384X
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
A brisk, readable history of Ireland, acquainting the reader with the complex identity of the Irish people.
$15.99

The Birds of Ireland, A Field Guide

IRE338
Jim Wilson
Collins International Maps
2013
272
1848891792
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
A complete guide to more than 240 species of birds found in Ireland, featuring over 1,400 photographs, identification features and concise descriptions.
$26.95

Dublin, The Making of a Capital City

IRE346
David Dickson
Harvard University Press
2014
736
0674744446
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
Dickson's expansive, magisterial work covers 1,400 years of Dublin history, reminding us of the unique importance of Ireland's capital.
$35.00

Wallpaper City Guide Belfast

IRE347
Wallpaper City Guides
Phaidon Press
2014
103
0714866563
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A stylish, thin (it fits in your back pocket) city guide compiled by the design magazine Wallpaper's local reporters. Well-organized, with chapter tabs, many photographs and of-the-moment recommendations.
$11.95

The Secret Place

IRE349
Tana French
Viking
2014
464
0670026328
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
The latest installment in the Dublin Murder Squad series finds new recruit Stephen Moran investigating a murder at a girls' boarding school.
$27.95

The Celtic Myths, A Guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends

IRE360
Miranda Aldhouse-Green
Thames & Hudson
2015
208
0500252092
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
A vivid introduction to Irish and Welsh folklore. Aldhouse-Green outlines recurring motifs and characters alongside quotes, full-text stories, notes on the region’s archaeological finds and plenty of two-color illustrations.
$24.95

Celtic Art

IRE375
Venceslas Kruta
Phaidon Press
2015
290
0714845973
HARD COVER
Art & Architecture
0
0
0
0
A beautiful sourcebook that profiles the art of the entire Celtic world -- not just Britain, but also France, Italy, Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany and Austria. The collection spans the fifth century BCE to the eighth century and includes items like sculpture, manuscript, jewelry and housewares.
$79.95

Dubliners

IRE377
James Joyce
Dover Publications
1991
160
0486268705
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
James Joyce's unsurpassed collection of short stories depicting ordinary life in Dublin among the lower middle class -- a milestone in the history of prose fiction.
$5.00

The Essential Writings of Jonathan Swift

IRE378
Jonathan Swift
W. W. Norton & Company
2009
904
0393930653
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
This Norton Critical Edition is the fullest single-volume collection of Jonathan Swift's writings, encompassing not only the major prose satires A Tale of the Tub, Gulliver's Travels and A Modest Proposal but also his most important poems and political writings.
$27.25

Dublin StreetSmart Map

IRE380
VanDam
VanDam Maps
2006
1
1932527699
MAP
Reference
0
0
0
0
VanDam’s laminated, accordion-style map brings Dublin into focus with a full city map (which includes indexes of streets, attractions, hotels and neighborhoods) plus insets of the downtown, Temple Bar and the Dart and Suburban Rail systems. Full-color with 3D renderings of places of interest. Scales vary.
$8.95

Field Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland

GRB297
Mark Golley
Bloomsbury USA
2016
208
1472917464
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Arranged by species, this fully updated, jargon-free guide profiles 280 birds common in Britain and Ireland. Birding expert Mark Golley includes identification tips and details on habitat. Published in association with Wildlife Trusts.
$22.00

Britain's Birds, An Identification Guide to the Birds of Britain and Ireland

GRB300
David Tipling, Hugh Harrop, Andy Swash, Robert Still
Princeton University Press
2016
528
0691158894
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Featuring 2,700 color photos and up-to-date information, this comprehensive identification guide depicts all avian species one is likely to see in Britain and Ireland. Designed practically, the bird book includes maps, facts and distribution figures for e
$35.00

A Poet's Dublin

IRE392
Eavan Boland
W. W. Norton & Company
2016
112
0393285367
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Poet and Stanford professor Eavan Boland draws inspiration from the city of Dublin in this highly praised collection of poetry. Her verse is enhanced by photographs of the city.
$26.95

Frommer's Dublin Day by Day

IRE394
Jack Jewers
Frommer's
2016
192
1628872926
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
This compact yet remarkably thorough guide, ideal for a short visit, includes recommendations for everything from food to shopping. With a separate fold-out map of the city center and suggested itineraries for visits of one to three days.
$13.95

Where to Go When, Great Britain and Ireland

GRB354
DK Publishing
DK Publishing
2016
288
1465457046
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
Whether you'd like to peruse the shops of London or go surfing in North Cornwall, this travel primer in the 'Where to Go When' series can steer you in the right direction. With 2,000 destinations and experiences, useful maps, a regional directory and suggestions for each authentic activity.
$14.95

Moon Dublin

IRE399
Camille DeAngelis
Avalon Travel Publishing
2017
144
1631216570
PAPER
Guidebook
0
0
0
0
A practical guide in the Moon series, packed not only with travel necessities (hotels, restaurants, sights) but also with a good overview of history and destinations throughout Dublin.
$13.99

Britain's Mammals, A Field Guide to the Mammals of Britain and Ireland

GRB371
Dominic Couzens
Princeton University Press
2017
320
0691156972
PAPER
Field Guide
0
0
0
0
Clear, concise and comprehensive, this Princeton WildGuide profiles all of Britain and Ireland's mammals with hundreds of color photos and notes on habitat, scat, tracks,s activity rhythms, feeding behavior, sounds, breeding biology, habits and nests.
$29.95

Celtic Mythology, Tales of Gods, Goddesses, and Heroes

IRE402
Philip Freeman
Oxford University Press
2017
304
0190460474
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
Weighing the immense cultural and literary influence, this collection presents the best stories of Celtic mythology. The shadowy figures of ancient Celtic mythology come to life, in the same way that they did when they inspired writers like Tolkien and CS Lewis.
$24.95

For Kids

Patrick, Patron Saint of Ireland

IRE104
Tomi De Paola
Holiday House
1994
30
0823410773
PAPER
Biography/Memoir
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Celebrated children's author/illustrator de Paola retells the story of Saint Patrick in this delightful picture book, geared for ages 5 to 8.
$8.99

Nory Ryan's Song

IRE106
Patricia Reilly Giff
2002
148
0440418291
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A historical novel set in western Ireland in 1845 and narrated by 12-year-old Nory Ryan, whose family faces starvation as a consequence of the potato blight.
$7.99

The Island of Horses

IRE132
Eilis Dillon
NYRB
2004
192
1590171020
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
When Pat and his friend Danny ignore the advice of their parents and visit the mysterious Island of Horses, their discovery of a beautiful black colt lands them in the middle of a full-blown adventure. Told in first person, this classic tale evokes the people, traditions and flavor of Connemara and western Ireland.
$17.95

When Irish Guys Are Smiling

IRE243
Suzanne Supplee
Penguin Putnam
2008
211
0142410160
PAPER
Literature
0
0
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YOUNG ADULTS
Recovering from the loss of her mother, 17-year-old Delk Sinclair goes to Connemara to escape, and falls in love with everything Irish -- including a young Irishman.
$6.99

Eyewitness Medieval Life

EUR334
Andrew Langley
DK Publishing
2011
72
0756607051
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
FAMILY
A visually rich survey for ages 9-12, this colorful book introduces the art and architecture, people and culture of Medieval Europe.
$19.99

Eyewitness Castle

EUR335
Christopher Gravett
DK Publishing
2008
72
0756637694
HARD COVER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Take a look behind the walls of these fascinating fortresses and learn how they were built to house hundreds of people and animals; how a young boy rose from lowly page to noble knight; and what life was like for the castle residents. With a CD of clip art and a poster.
$16.99

Celtic Animals Coloring Book

CLT06
Mallory Pearce
Dover Publications
1997
48
0486297292
PAPER
Natural History
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Kids can add their own hues to 43 colorable vignettes depicting stylized birds, fish, serpents, mythological creatures and other fabulous fauna.
$3.99

Leprechaun in Late Winter

IRE297
Mary Pope Osborne
2010
114
0375856501
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
In this Magic Tree House book, Jack and Annie inspire a young girl from Galway to go on a grand adventure in 19th-century Ireland.
$12.99

Leprechauns and Irish Folklore

IRE299
Mary Pope Osborne
2010
114
0375960090
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This Magic Tree House Research Guide is a companion to Leprechauns in Late Winter.
$12.99

Color Your Own Book of Kells

IRE362
Marty Noble
Dover Publications
2002
32
0486418650
PAPER
Cultural Portrait
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
These twenty-eight full-page, ready-to-color illustrations from one of the most beautiful books of the early Middle Ages include Celtic spirals and interlacings, celestial figures, saints, Celtic crosses and other finely detailed elements.
$3.99

A Greyhound of a Girl

IRE365
Roddy Doyle
Harry N. Abrams
2013
211
1419707981
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Twelve-year-old Mary O'Hara's touching coming-of-age narrative is punctuated with scenes from the young lives of her mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
$7.95

Ballywhinney Girl

IRE366
Eve Bunting
Clarion Books
2012
32
0547558430
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
As Maeve and her grandfather explore the peat bogs of Ballywhinney, Ireland, they are unnerved to find the body of a young girl who lived more than a thousand years ago. Beautifully illustrated in full color.
$16.99

King Puck

IRE367
Michael Garland
HarperCollins
2009
32
0060848111
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG READERS (Age 4-8)
Set against the backdrop of Ireland's oldest and most unusual fair, King Puck is a jig-reeling, kid-appealing tale of friendship, fun and fairy magic!
$6.99

The King with Horse's Ears and Other Irish Folktales

IRE368
Igor Oleynikov (Illustrator), Batt Burns
Sterling Publishing Company
2009
96
1402737726
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
Storytelling is one of Ireland's oldest and grandest traditions, and these vivid tales of far-off days introduce young readers to the country's irresistible folklore. Here are brave warriors with superhuman skills, monster dogs with blazing eyes, fairy folk and leprechauns and the magical land of Tir na nog.
$14.95

The Ancient Celtic Festivals and How We Celebrate Them Today

CLT9
Frank E. Gerace, Clare Walker Leslie
Inner Traditions
2008
58
1594772568
PAPER
History
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
A history of the ancient Celtic festivals, including harvest celebrations, Halloween and the honoring of special seasons, such as the birthing of lambs.
$12.95

The Hunter's Moon

IRE372
O.R. Melling
Harry N. Abrams
2006
289
0810992140
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
With their shared loved of fantasy, Idealistic Findabhair and her cautious cousin Gwen have always hunted for doors into other worlds. While the teens hitchhike through Ireland, Findabhair is abducted from a barrow by the King of the Faeries himself and Gwen has to become self-reliant and overcome her fears in order to rescue her cousin.
$9.95

Greener Grass

IRE373
Caroline Pignat
Red Deer
2009
276
088995402X
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
Kit Byrne’s family is strong but their strength and unity are tested as life becomes increasingly desperate in 19th century rural Ireland as a result of the potato famine. This novel is a glimpse into the tragic events of the Great Hunger.
$12.95

The New Policeman

IRE374
Kate Thompson
HarperCollins
2008
442
0061174297
PAPER
Literature
0
0
0
0
YOUNG ADULTS
A whimsical novel about 15-year-old J.J., a member of a renowned musical family in Ireland, who meets the fairy folk and discovers time is leaking from his world into theirs, bringing unwelcome changes to both.
$9.99

Ireland: A Very Peculiar History (with NO Added Blarney)

IRE385
Jim Pipe
Sterling Publishing Company
2016
192
1905638981
HARD COVER
Literature
0
0
0
0
MIDDLE READERS (Age 9-12)
This informal, yet informative digest of Irish history not only notes turbulent political events, but also traditional Irish culture -- food, dance, literature, folk wisdom and more.
$7.95