Books tagged: irish culture and heritage

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McGillicuddy McGotham: Special 60th Anniversary Edition
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Country & Ethnic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the bestselling author of The Mouse That Roared comes a witty tale of a leprechaun in New York. “Leonard Wibberley is that rare writer who can combine satire and fantasy and humor and storytelling, and who can write with equal appeal for young readers and adults. All his special abilities and his good qualities combine in this fanciful tale”—The Los Angeles Times
Irish Imbas: Celtic Mythology Collection
Price: Free! Words: 18,640. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
This collection by a new wave of contemporary authors (Sighle Meehan, Sheelagh Russell Brown, Marc McEntegart, Coral Atkinson and Marie Gethins) mark a new movement of authentic and original Celtic-based writing and a better understanding of Celtic cultures. The ‘Fairies’, the ‘Salmon of Knowledge’,the ‘Children of Lir’ and the ‘Selkie’. They’re all waiting for you here.
"I've Seen Granddad"
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 770. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: February 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Family / General, Fiction » Children’s books » Lifestyles / Country Life
“I’ve Seen Granddad” is about a young boy called Séan who lives with his family in a small village in the West Of Ireland. One afternoon, as he comes home from school, he sees his Granddad stacking the turf on the bog and the story tells what happens from the moment Séan bursts through his front door.
The Sleeping Warrior
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This is a poetry book by Stephen A. Murphy it's inspired by the Northwest coast of Ireland as well as his travels away from home. This first collection is a journey into the mythology of the Irish past, insights into its troubled present, and reflections on life, a mix of an Ireland beyond the romantics of postcards and a philosophy heavily inspired by Oriental thought.
SiarScéal Anthology: Roscommon in Reflection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 31, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Essay » Literature
An anthology of poetry, prose, short stories, photographs that treats us to a picture of Roscommon which resonates with the landscape and varied stories of the place but also slips free of boundaries and borders to speak directly to the human heart. A must read for anybody with connections to Roscommon or even a familiarity with the great warmth of its culture, heritage, landscape, scenery.