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Blian na nAmhrán – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Blian na nAmhrán – Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin

Bliain na nAmhrán – Futa Fata   Cnuasach amhrán eile atá sa leabhar seo ach an ceann seo dírithe ar pháistí. Amhráin iad seo, cumtha ag Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin, a phléann le ceithre shéasúir na bliana agus atá taifeadtha aige ar an CD a thagann leis an leabhair. Bhí ceithre ealaíontóir éagsúil bainteach leis an [...]

Táin Bó Cuailnge – Darach ó Scolaí
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Táin Bó Cuailnge – Darach ó Scolaí

    An chéad leagan sa Nua-Ghaeilge de cheann dos na heipicí is clúite atá againn ón luathlitríocht. Is ón 11ú aois a thagann an leagan is sine den Táin. Seo scéal an ionradh a rinne Ailill agus Méabh Chonnacht ar Chúige Uladh agus iad ag iarraidh tarbh Chuailnge a thabhairt leo. Is anseo a [...]

Leabhar Nua na nAmhrán
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

Leabhar Nua na nAmhrán

Leabhar Nua na nAmhrán – Micheál Ó Conghaile Cnuasach é Leabhar Nua na nAmhrán a bhailíonn le chéile amhráin i nGaeilge a cumadh le fiche blain anuas agus a bhí mar chuid de Chomórtas Cuimhneachán Sheáin Eoin Uí Shúilleabháin, a bhíonn ar siúl ag an Oireachtas gach bliain. Níor foilsíodh formhór na namhrán in aon [...]

The Life and Work of John Ffrench Irish Ceramic Artist ( 1928-2010)
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

The Life and Work of John Ffrench Irish Ceramic Artist ( 1928-2010)

The life and Work of John Ffrench Irish Ceramic Artist ( 1928-2010) John Ffrench was one of the founding fathers of contemporary ceramics in Ireland.  Longtime resident of Galway , and regular customer of  Charlie Byrne’s, John produced a steady stream of highly original work from his studio in Kinvara. His use of experimental forms, [...]

Galway Folklore
By December 13, 2017 Read More →

Galway Folklore

City of Streams Galway Folklore and Folklife in the 1930s On the eve of the second World War in Europe, the senior pupils in the national schools of the west of Ireland were engaged in an important, If somewhat unusual, task. With the aid of a questionaire supplied by the Irish Folklore Commission, and under [...]

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Growing up in Galway
By December 13, 2017 Read More →

Growing up in Galway

Growing up in Galway: Histories and Memories Edited by Sarah-Anne Buckley and John Cunningham This volume emerged from a cluster of short talks held in Galway City Museum on Culture Night 2016. It Spans a period from the 1840s to the 1970s, with a mix of urban and rural perspectives. All the material relates to [...]

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Blowfish’s Oceanopedia
By December 13, 2017 Read More →

Blowfish’s Oceanopedia

Blowfish’s Oceanopedia 291 Extraordinary Things You Know About the Sea Join marine biologist and fish fanatic Tom ‘the Blowfish’ Hird as he lifts the lid on a treasure chest of fascinating facts, to reveal just what we do know about what lurks beneath the waves. Featuring a full-colour plate section and vintage line drawings throughout, [...]

Silence in the Age of Noise
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Silence in the Age of Noise

  Silence in the age of Noise – Erling Kagge A peaceful antidote to the noise and bustle of the current season. Erling Kagge shows us how to find perfect silence in our daily lives however busy we are.  

‘Ireland: A Luminous Beauty’ by Peter Harbison and Leslie Conron Carola
By July 31, 2017 Read More →

‘Ireland: A Luminous Beauty’ by Peter Harbison and Leslie Conron Carola

New in stock is Ireland: A Luminous Beauty by Peter Harbison and Leslie Conron Carola. Island light is magical. And none more so than Ireland’s. Ireland’s light floods the landscape, luring the senses with a restless presence. The water surrounding and carving through the island reflects back to us the ever-changing movement of the wind-blown [...]

‘In Sight of Yellow Mountain’ by Philip Judge
By July 31, 2017 Read More →

‘In Sight of Yellow Mountain’ by Philip Judge

New in stock is In Sight of Yellow Mountain: A Year in the Irish Countryside by Philip Judge. ‘I think I bought a house’, I said, still slightly stunned. I’ve spent longer choosing a tie. First, a dream of escaping the city … and then a century-old cottage to match the dream. Moving to a [...]