Book Review – You Can Do It Rosie

Book Review – You Can Do It Rosie

I read this book to two classes of 29 Junior Infants and it was a big hit with both! The book tells the tale of Rosie, an older (or more mature!) dog who sets out on a very special walk. Rosie is old and tired, but still open to adventures and, with a little help and...
Book Review – A Saucer Full of Secrets

Book Review – A Saucer Full of Secrets

“A Saucer Full of Secrets” is quite a wonderful blend of Irish history and folklore, wrapped up in a fiction novel. The story line is full of magic and mystery. With many Irish words, it really gives the Irish feel. Our principal characters, Sedu and Alban seem...
Léirmheas Leabhar – An tUan Beag Dubh Ó Chonamara

Léirmheas Leabhar – An tUan Beag Dubh Ó Chonamara

Ag tús an scéil seo bhí aoire a chónaigh ar shliabh le madra darbh ainm Póló. Bhí uan beag dubh aige ach níor mhaith le Poló é mar níor éist sé leis. Sa lár bhí stoirm mhór ann agus rith an tAoire agus Póló go dtí a dteach. Bhí na caoirigh i gcruachás, bhí siad ag...
Book Review – Mythical Irish Wonders

Book Review – Mythical Irish Wonders

How can the year be divided into four? Who was the king with the silver arm? What are ‘brain balls?!’ – ‘Mythical Irish Wonders’ is a collection of myths detailing the obscure, lesser-known stories “handed down to us from Irish Saints and Scholars”. Captivating and...
Book Review – The Sackville Street Caper

Book Review – The Sackville Street Caper

The Sackville Street Caper by Alan Nolan is based in Dublin in 1858. It is an adventure story with lots of funny parts thrown in. The main characters are Bram Stoker, a boy who wants to be a successful author and is looking for adventure, and Molly Malone, a part time...