Book Review – A Dublin Fairytale

Book Review – A Dublin Fairytale

Nicola Colton has put a Dublin spin on the well known fairytale ‘Little Red Riding Hood’. Fiona is the little girl in this story with a sick Granny. Fiona must go to the Moore Street market. She must buy the ingredients her Granny needs to make ‘a special witches...
Book Review: Race the Atlantic Wind

Book Review: Race the Atlantic Wind

“Race the Atlantic Wind” by Oisín Mc Gann is a novel about a sixteen year old girl Maggie living with her aunt and uncle on the island of Newfoundland. Her uncle has just come back from World War 1, when their small island becomes the setting for the world’s biggest...
Book Review – My Little Album of Dublin

Book Review – My Little Album of Dublin

My Little Album of Dublin is a beautifully illustrated English and Irish Word Book by Juliette Saumande. The young reader is brought on a visual adventure to explore the exciting sites that Dublin City has to offer. From vibrant O’ Connell Street to the animal antics...
Book Review – Atlantis United

Book Review – Atlantis United

Joe plays as left back in soccer, Kim plays rugby, Craig plays tennis, Ajit plays cricket and Jess is a runner. All of them think that they are no good at their sport. Five scouts come to look at them and think they have the potential to become a sports superstar....
Shaping Ireland – National Gallery Resource

Shaping Ireland – National Gallery Resource

The National Gallery of Ireland has just published a free Primary Schools Resource which responds to their current exhibition: “Shaping Ireland: Landscapes in Irish Art” (13 April – 7 July 2019). The exhibition at the gallery explores the relationship between people...
Book Review – The Sleeping Giant

Book Review – The Sleeping Giant

The Sleeping Giant by Marie Louise Fitzpatrick is the latest edition of this book which was first published in 1991. It is a magical book with wonderful illustrations which  both adults and children of all ages will find engaging and captivating. The story is about a...