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Little Island Books are delighted that they can finally share Philip Womack’s new teen fantasy novel Ghostlord is out in the world.   Following the success of Wildlord (Little Island, 2021), which The Financial Times called ‘reminiscent of the great Alan Garner’ and of which author Jonathan Stroud said ‘Made me feel I was reading […]

Poetry Ireland Review 139

Poetry Ireland Review 139, edited by Maurice Riordan, is now available to purchase. It features new poems from Nick Laird, Thomas McCarthy, Emily Berry, Mary Noonan, and John W. Sexton, among many others, while Irish-language editor Aifric Mac Aodha’s selection includes new poetry from Gabriel Rosenstock, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, and Doireann Ní Ghríofa. In an […]

No Better Boy: Listening to Paddy Canny

No Better Boy tells the story of a master of traditional Irish music: the legendary East Clare fiddler Paddy Canny, whose haunting music was remarkable for its virtuosity and sophistication. In the 1950s, when he was in his thirties and at the pinnacle of his career, Paddy Canny became a national radio star, played solo in […]

A Life in Medicine: From Asclepius to Beckett by Eoin O’Brien.

In his memoir, Eoin O’Brien, an Irish cardiologist and clinical scientist of international repute, recounts his life in medicine and his friendships with doctors, scientists, writers and painters. Beginning with his upbringing in a medical family in impoverished post-war Dublin he recounts his Catholic education at St Conleth’s School and Castleknock College. In his training […]

Wild Atlantic Women – Walking Ireland’s West Coast

A second-generation London Irishwoman walks the Wild Atlantic Way in the footsteps of eleven pioneering women, beginning with her great-grandmother, a lacemaker on Cape Clear Island, and including Ellen Hutchins, Edna O’Brien, Granuaile, Queen Meabh and Easkey Britton. At a crossroads in her life, Gráinne Lyons set out to travel Ireland’s west coast on foot. […]

We Stand with Ukraine An anthology of Poetry, Prose and Protest

Uncover the inspiring stories of bravery and activism in the face of war with this powerful collection of essays and poems. Written by the front-line protestors at the Russian Embassy in Dublin, this book takes you on a journey of hope and courage as fifty determined individuals come together to stand against Russia’s unprovoked invasion […]

Jonah: the official biography of Jonah Barrington

A re-issue of the 1972 classic biography of Jonah Barrington who, within only three years of focusing on competitive squash, won the British Open squash championship in December 1966, the first of six over the following seven years.

The Book of Jonah

A classic from 1983, which captures Jonah Barrington’s unique sporting story, now re- issued to ensure that the timeless message manifested in his achievements remains available to all current and future squash players.

Mighty Mindsets: How mindfulness can help your child with life’s ups and downs

Little Island are greatly looking forward to the publication of Mighty Mindsets: How mindfulness can help your child with life’s ups and downs, written by Niamh Doyle and illustrated by Carol Betera. Mighty Mindsets is a gentle non-fiction picture book which puts together mindsets, mindfulness and neuroscience in a gentle self-care manual for young readers. […]