Old Ireland in Colour brings to life the rich history of Ireland and the Irish through the colour restoration of these stunning images of all walks of Irish life throughout the nineteenth and twentiet

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Rathkeevin National School, 1868-2018 Celebrating a Sense of people and place written by Pat O'Brien 1st edition A4 size paperback with many photogaphs. Foreword by Most Rev Bishop Alphonsus Cullina

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This book grew out of the author’s love for textiles and design, her interest in history and the discovery of the rich and varied collection of needlework and textiles in the Friends Historical

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Ashling Morris

What an amazing little shop!! At the start of summer I simply left a school book list in and when I phoned yesterday to see were they able to source many of her books in good condition, to be told they have them all gathered bar one.

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The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman

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who can forget the wonderful recitation of this poem by Amanda Gorman on the occasion of Joe Biden’s inauguration. Available now in book form

Clodagh Grubb book, Samplers,Sewing& Simplicity in Quaker Ireland

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We now have signed copies of this book, limited numbers. The book outlines Quakerism in Ireland and is a mine of information. Available from our websi

Mother’s Day competition

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We recently ran a competition on our Facebook page to win a wonderful book hamper with some gorgeous extra treats to celebrate Mother’s Day 2021

Tipperary Game of My Life

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We are happy to have this book by Stephen Gleeson for sale in the shop and on our website. 35 of the greatest hurlers from Tipperary are celebrated in

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due to the ongoing covid restrictions our opening hours are limited. please telephone us for details 052-6129236

Kilcash and the Butlers of Ormond: Conflict and Kinship from the Middle Ages to the Great Famine

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We are happy to add this book to our website, it proved to be a very popular book on sale in the shop before Christmas. Although pricey at €50 , it