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  • The Dancers Dancing

    The Dancers Dancing
    av Eilis Ni Dhuibhne

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408601

    'Four girls sit on rocks in the middle of the stream: a dark plump girl; a girl whose hair burgeons from her head in a mane of light; another with long white legs and short black shorts, clipped jet hair; a willowy branch of a girl, blonde. The sun…

  • Road Racers

    Road Racers
    av Stephen Davison

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409141

    Road racers are no ordinary mortals. Riding at extraordinary speeds and desperate to win, they are locked in a life-and-death battle every time they race. This book is a tribute to these icons and their incredible speed, and to the energy and excite…

  • Firefighters during the Troubles

    Firefighters during the Troubles
    av John Wilson

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732343

    Before the outbreak of the Troubles, a typical firefighter's year might have included call-outs to chimney fires, the occasional house fire or road accident, and - even more rarely - a large factory or hay shed fire. While a firefighting career was…

  • Irish Folk and Fairy Tales

    Irish Folk and Fairy Tales
    av Gordon Jarvie

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408366

    In this wonderful collection of stories by some of Ireland's finest writers, including Carleton, Yeats and Lady Wilde, a legion of fairy folk - leprechauns, giants, witches and mermaids - help, hinder, charm and terrify their mortal neighbours.The f…

  • Aibitir

    Aibitir
    av Rene Mullin

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409172

    This beautifully illustrated picture book invites young children to begin to learn Irish. From 'a' for 'asal' to 'u' for 'ull', Aibitir is a fresh celebration of Ireland's unique alphabet.

  • The Shelter of Neighbours

    The Shelter of Neighbours
    av Eilis Ni Dhuibhne

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408861

    'When the story is finished, Muriel and Polly sit in silence. The coloured lights on the fuchsia bush twinkle against the black sea and the black mountain and the black sky. They sit in silence. They let the story settle.'Drawing on the Irish prover…

  • The Golden Sisters

    The Golden Sisters
    av Alrene Hughes

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409394

    A moving saga that takes the reader to the very heart of a close-knit, fiery, loving family - perfect for fans of Maureen Lee, Mary Larkin and Pam Weaver.It's 1941 and German bombs are falling on Belfast. Martha's girls face danger, hardship and dif…

  • Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People

    Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People
    av Susan McKay

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732657

    First published in 2000, 'Northern Protestants - An Unsettled People' was an instant success and is widely recognised as a ground-breaking book. Based on over sixty in-depth interviews with a wide range of northern Protestants, Susan McKay presents…

  • All Growed Up

    All Growed Up
    av Tony Macaulay

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409349

    It's Belfast, 1982, and an eighteen-year-old boy wearing Hai Karate aftershave has a date with destiny. He's a real man now, so he is, and shaving twice a week. Following his successful career as a breadboy, he's going where few people from the uppe…

  • Weird Dublin

    Weird Dublin
    av Reggie Chamberlain-King

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409530

    Did you ever hear tell of Ogilvy's Mourning Warehouse in Grafton Street? Or maybe your granny went to see Monsieur Chylinkski - the modern Hercules! - in the New Theatre Royal in Abbey Street? And did you know that the youngest person imprisoned in…

  • To Keep a Bird Singing

    To Keep a Bird Singing
    av Kevin Doyle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780731711

    'An impressive and thrilling debut that looks corruption in the eye and never blinks.' DAVID PARKWhen Noelie Sullivan finds his stolen punk records for sale in a charity shop in Cork, it seems like a lucky break. But Noelie has just made himself and…

  • The St Patrick's Treasury

    The St Patrick's Treasury
    av John Killen

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409585

    St Patrick is one of the best-known and best-loved saints in the world. His life and legacy is deeply ingrained in Irish history and society, as the annual 17 March celebrations in Ireland and across the globe show.Northern Ireland now has its own S…

  • Twelve Thousand Days

    Twelve Thousand Days
    av Eilis Ni Dhuibhne

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780731735

    'I caught a glimpse of him, behind the veil. And he knew I'd caught it. There was that understanding between us. We were members of the club of the X-ray eyes, the club of people who can see into the human heart.'Eilis Ni Dhuibhne's candid and movin…

  • Where Are You Really From?

    Where Are You Really From?
    av Tim Brannigan

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408533

    Reminiscent of a storyline from Call the Midwife, Peggy Brannigan - part of a devout Catholic family - was devastated when she became pregnant as a result of an extra-marital affair with a black junior doctor. Unwilling to have an abortion or to hav…

  • Reporting the Troubles

    Reporting the Troubles

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780731797

    In some ways, I didn't - don't - want to remember any of it. Which is not to say that one ever forgets. I don't know any journalist who worked through the Troubles, with its relentless cycle of murders and doorstepping the homes of the dead and fune…

  • My Homeplace Inheritance

    My Homeplace Inheritance
    av Susan Farrell

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732626

    Susan Farrell's evocative account of what it was like to grow up in rural Armagh and Tyrone, a world rooted in tradition and in the seasons.Beginning with her grandparents, Susan uses food to trace the legacy of her upbringing: Nanny Wylie, 'quick a…

  • Little Red and Other Stories

    Little Red and Other Stories
    av Eilis Ni Dhuibhne

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732633

    'All she wants is a new country, a new language, new food. New people, new stories ... She wants all this newness - which is as old as the hills - to encourage her, enclose her, remake her... She feels this, though she doesn't really believe it.'In…

  • Full Circle

    Full Circle
    av Mary Larkin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409608

    Annie and Sean Devlin have been happily married for several years when a telegram arrives to say that Annie's sister, Rosaleen, is making a flying visit home to Belfast from Canada, where she now lives.The news strikes fear into Annie's heart for Ro…

  • Flying Finn

    Flying Finn
    av Stephen Davison

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408427

    When Stephen Davison first met Martin Finnegan in 2003, it marked the beginning of an enduring friendship. Together, they produced some of the best action shots in the sport's history and created an extraordinary record of a road racing life that wa…

  • Little House on the Peace Line

    Little House on the Peace Line
    av Tony Macaulay

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409929

    'In 1985, I went to live on the other side of the peace line. Everyone said my head was cut. It was the summer of Live Aid and Bob Geldof pledged to save Africa from hunger. My ambitions were more modest. I wanted to stop the violence between Cathol…

  • Spirit of '58

    Spirit of '58
    av Evan Marshall

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409578

    In the summer of 1958 tiny Northern Ireland stood just one game away from a semi-final appearance in the World Cup against the mighty Brazil. The heroic story of this uniquely blessed squad of players, led by the peerless Danny Blanchflower, takes i…

  • Ragged Edge

    Ragged Edge
    av Stephen Davison

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409615

    Experience the ragged edge of road racing ...In over 120 stunning full-colour photographs, Stephen Davison gives a thrilling insight into the road racing scene and the lives of the riders.Join him for some incredible action from star riders such as…

  • Breadboy

    Breadboy
    av Tony Macaulay

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409103

    Shankill Road, Belfast, 1977. The King is dead - and even Big Duff, the hardest loyalist hard man on the whole estate has been seen to shed a tear.Tony Macaulay has just been appointed breadboy in the last Ormo Mini Shop in the world, a promotion fr…

  • Earth Voices Whispering

    Earth Voices Whispering
    av Gerald Dawe

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408212

    In the first half of the 20th century, the men and women of Ireland experienced the brutal realities of a succession of wars - from the unrelenting casualties of WW1, to the domestic upheavals of the 1916 Rising and the Irish Civil War; from the rom…

  • Old School

    Old School
    av Liam Beckett

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732350

    Liam Beckett is old school. One of Northern Ireland's best-loved sports pundits, few can touch him when it comes to talking about road racing and football. And he doesn't just talk the talk, he's walked the walk - he was Robert Dunlop's mechanic and…

  • The Pen Friend

    The Pen Friend
    av Ciaran Carson

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408151

    'I write to try to see you as you were, or what you have become. You left no forwarding address: that was part of your intention. For when we wrote those letters to each other all those years ago, we wrote as much for ourselves as for each other.'Mo…

  • Shooting the Darkness

    Shooting the Darkness

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732398

    Based on the acclaimed documentary by Broadstone Films, this landmark book presents the stories of leading photographers - Alan Lewis, Paul Faith, Martin Nangle, Stanley Matchett, Trevor Dickson, Hugh Russell and Crispin Rodwell - whose images captu…

  • Dream On

    Dream On
    av John Richardson

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408410

    How many of us have dreamt of playing like Seve Ballesteros or Ben Hogan? Of playing just one round of par golf? Author John Richardson actually did it, and in this book, you will find out how.

  • The Last Amateurs

    The Last Amateurs
    av Jonathan Bradley

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780731810

    'If we win today, for the rest of our lives we'll be blood brothers. Nobody can do it for us. We are the twenty-two players who can go out there and create history.' Stuart DuncanIn 1999, Ulster - whose squad included builders, students and lorry dr…

  • Martin McGuinness

    Martin McGuinness
    av Henry McDonald

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780731681

    To look at Martin McGuinness' life is to follow Northern Ireland's own transition from conflict to peace. Martin McGuinness: A Life Remembered tells the remarkable story of McGuinness' journey from IRA leader to deputy first minister of Northern Ire…

  • Exchange Place

    Exchange Place
    av Ciaran Carson

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409035

    'He took out his watch and looked at it. He rested for one minute as timed on his watch. He opened the briefcase and took out a passport and a pair of spectacles. He put the spectacles on and looked at his passport, and realised he was the man in th…

  • A Force Like No Other

    A Force Like No Other
    av Colin Breen

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409721

    In 1983, Interpol named Northern Ireland the most dangerous place in the world to be a police officer. In 1968, the RUC was catapulted into the Troubles. Bombs, death threats and murder became a regular part of the day job. Working right at the hear…

  • A Leap of Faith

    A Leap of Faith
    av David Latimer

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780731803

    In spring 2006 David Latimer's church, First Derry Presbyterian, was paint bombed yet again. David's usual reaction was to keep his head down and say nothing, but this time he decided to go public. Live on BBC Radio Foyle he appealed to Martin McGui…

  • Fields of Wonder

    Fields of Wonder
    av Evan Marshall

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732404

    For six glorious years and two astonishing World Cup campaigns in the 1980s, tiny Northern Ireland stood up to the global football giants, including mighty host nation Spain. The inspiring story of the squad, which matched legendary experience with…

  • The Full Ulster Fry

    The Full Ulster Fry
    av Seamus O'Shea

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409936

    Since The Ulster Fry was founded in January 2015, it has become the go-to site for satire and parody news stories for Northern Ireland. Within a fortnight of starting, the site's spoof story about the world's first crisp sandwich cafe went viral, an…

  • Northern Protestants: On Shifting Ground

    Northern Protestants: On Shifting Ground
    av Susan McKay

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732640

    Twenty years on from her critically acclaimed book, 'Northern Protestants: An Unsettled People', Susan McKay talks again to the Protestant community in Northern Ireland. Based on almost 100 brand-new interviews, and told with McKay's trademark passi…

  • Pure Derry

    Pure Derry
    av Pure Derry

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409196

    It's the biggest thing to hit Ulster since the recession, and now the Facebook sensation is in print for the first time.Pure Derry brings you local and world satire from Derry - the self-appointed centre of the universe. Featuring the best bits from…

  • Titanic

    Titanic
    av Michael McCaughan

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408656

    Titanic was not only a ship that embodied technological achievement; she was a microcosm of western civilisation and its misplaced certainties in a gilded age before World War 1.She was the second of an intended trio of huge passenger vessels built…

  • Balmoral Cemetery

    Balmoral Cemetery
    av Tom Hartley

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732305

    'The lives of those buried in Balmoral Cemetery are intertwined with the bigger, dynamic history of nineteenth-century Belfast Presbyterianism, and that of Belfast itself.'Balmoral Cemetery is a small cemetery in the heart of Belfast, yet those buri…

  • May, Lou and Cass

    May, Lou and Cass
    av Sophia Hillan

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408687

    Marianne, Louise and Cassandra Knight were nieces of the great 19th century novelist who gave us Pride and Prejudice and Sense and Sensibility. Jane knew the girls well, reading and sewing with them as they grew up, and they were often the subject o…

  • Oz

    Oz
    av Geoff Hill

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408571

    'Cliffs, sudden death and sharks on the right; poisonous snakes, spiders, lethal kangaroos, dingoes and, of course, thekiller wombats on the left.'These are just some of the challenges that face Geoff Hill and Colin O'Carroll as they set off on thei…

  • Election Fever

    Election Fever
    av Alan Parkinson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780731209

    Elections in Northern Ireland have long been unique in their political and constitutional magnitude, the melodramatic nature of their accompanying campaigns and the long-lasting consequences of their outcomes. This was especially the case during per…

  • Moving About the Place

    Moving About the Place
    av Evelyn Conlon

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780733104

    This new collection of eleven stories by one of Ireland's most important writers brings together the best of Evelyn Conlon's work from the last ten years, and a number of new stories, including a novella-length story.In this collection, Conlon vivid…

  • The Faerie Thorn and other stories

    The Faerie Thorn and other stories
    av Jane Talbot

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409554

    'Man Donaghy crept silently around the back of the farmhouse and over the field to the faerie thorn. The thorn was shimmering as he knelt before it. Whispering directly to the roots of the tree, Man Donaghy said, "I want you to take Wife Donaghy."'J…

  • A Time to Speak

    A Time to Speak
    av Helen Lewis

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856408557

    'Helen Lewis survived the greatest nightmare ever dreamed by man. Her story is appalling, mesmerising, and one reads with increasing gratitude for her clarity, honesty and courage.' Ian McEwanHelen Lewis, a young student of dance in Prague at the ou…

  • A Force Like No Other: The Next Shift

    A Force Like No Other: The Next Shift
    av Colin Breen

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781780732381

    In this follow-up to his bestselling A Force Like No Other, Colin Breen brings together more compelling insider stories from RUC officers who served during the Troubles. Includes stories about the IRA border campaign (1958-62), the Shankill Butchers…

  • Martha's Girls

    Martha's Girls
    av Alrene Hughes

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780856409158

    A moving saga that takes the reader to the very heart of a close-knit, fiery, loving family - perfect for fans of Maureen Lee, Mary Larkin and Pam Weaver.