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"May your coat be shiny, your nose be wet, and the pavement soft beneath your feet." If you're Irish and love man's best friend, this book of 'ould sod' dogs and blessings was made just for you!
Click here for Erin Go Bark

If you'd like to learn more about this magnificent breed, please click here: The Irish Wolfhound

It may be late to be buying a calendar, but devotees of this wonderful breed will enjoy looking at the beautiful photographs whatever the month - or year.
Click here for Calendar.


Irish Wolfhound: Symbol of Celtic Splendor
by Mary McBryde and Sean Frawley

This was a great investment. I took another's advice and spent the extra money to buy this book versus a smaller, cheaper one. I am so glad that I did. It has a great in depth history of the breed including the efforts of those who worked so hard to keep the Wolfhounds from becoming extinct. It covers puppyhood, breeding, health care, training feeding. It has it all. Definitely worth the money! Adapted from an Amazon review.
Click here for Wolfhound.


The Connemara Pony
by Anne Rolinson

Lots of coloured photographs are the heart of this booklet and make it
worth owning even if you cannot read English. The author is a much travelled and respected international and NPS panel judge who has bred and exported prize winning Millfields stock all around the world since 1967. A fascinating insight into the breed's origins and performance.
Click here for The Connemara Pony.


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Sun, Oct 1, 2017

Ireland's Most Haunted Castle

South-east of Birr between Kinnity and Roscrea, in Co. Offaly are the remains of Leap Castle. Originally an O'Carroll fortress, it guarded the pass from the Slieve Bloom into Munster. Said to have more than 50 ghosts, its dark and mysterious past includes the murder of a priest by his brother in the "Bloody Chapel" and the slaughter by their Irish employers of more than 50 Scots mercenaries in order to avoid payment. It has always had a reputation of being haunted and locals have described seeing the windows at the top of the castle "light up for a few seconds as if many candles were brought into the room" late at night. For more details read our article Creepy Irish Castles & Houses.
Photo Credit & More Details: H. J. Moncrieff


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Can't Find it?!

Our Library is compiled from what we know and like. If you can't find what you're looking for read on.
• First: go to Amazon -
There's no escaping the fact that they are the largest catalog.
Note: There are multiple Amazons and they do not carry exactly the same items. Any one of the U.S., U.K. and Canada sites may not have the item but another Amazon will. Each site will ship anywhere in the world. Try them all before you give up.
Click here for Amazon.US.
Click here for Amazon.UK.
Click here for Amazon.Canada.
• Second: Amazon doesn't have it? Try Powells. They are the largest book source in New York and they have a good selection of 'out of print' books. Click here for Powells.
This link brings you to a list of 600 Irish titles; if you're looking for something else, just Search.
• Third: Still can't find It? Alright, try ALibris they are the place for 'books you never thought you'd find'. We've found everything we were after. Click here for ALibris.
• Last: Nothing Worked?
E-Mail us, we'll give it a go. Click for Russ & Bridget.



Celtic Bookmark

Elegant bookmark is made of silver over pewter. It measures 3" x 1". When in use, the pretty Celtic design sticks out of your book. Or choose Trinity Knot or Celtic Heart.

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