Book Review: Let’s See Ireland

Book Review: Let’s See Ireland

Our eleven Junior Infants seemed to like the book. They’ve returned to it a number of times in the classroom library. They mostly found it entertaining because the sneaky cat Mipsy needed to be found in every page. Here’s what they had to say: ‘Super duper good,...
Book Review – Reindeer Down

Book Review – Reindeer Down

“Reindeer Down!” written by Natasha Mac a’Bháird and illustrated by Audrey Dowling is an enchanting Christmas tale with an Irish twist. Reindeer Down tells the story of Santa and his reindeer as they make their way to Ireland on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately, events do...
Book Review – Rugby Redzone

Book Review – Rugby Redzone

“Rugby Redzone” by Gerard Siggins is set in the present day in a sports academy called Atlantis which is in a submarine. The submarine goes to different places all over the world and meets other children who join their academy. They entered the kids Rugby World Cup...
Books on Homelessness

Books on Homelessness

World Homeless Day takes place on October 10th annually. The Inaugural World Homeless Day was marked on the 10th of October 2010. Since its founding, World Homeless Day has been observed on every continent except Antarctica, and in several dozen countries. The purpose...
Book Review – Children of Lir

Book Review – Children of Lir

“The Children of Lir” by Laura Ruth Maher and illustrated by Conor Busuttil is a modern twist on a classic Irish legend of times past. The Children of Lir tells the story of King Lir and his children. It follows King Lir as he meets and falls in love with the...
Book Review: Resistance

Book Review: Resistance

“Resistance” by Brian Gallagher is an extremely engaging book which includes many good aspects including – but not limited to – Friendship, Family, Love and Loss. I enjoyed the layout – particularly how we not only see things from the hero(ines) point of view, but...