Book Review: Lily at Lissadell

Book Review: Lily at Lissadell

Lily at Lissadell is a story about a girl who goes to work in Lissadell House, Co. Sligo. She worked as a maid to help her poor family. She liked school especially writing stories and essays. She did not want to go to work at such a young age, but she had to in order...
Book Review – Colm “Gooch” Cooper

Book Review – Colm “Gooch” Cooper

This book is an inspiring, exhilarating, thrilling and uplifting read. It documents the journey of a young boy with a big dream. Colm Cooper was a freckle faced six year old when he attended his first Gaelic Football training session for Dr. Crokes in Killarney. It...
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...