Tom Allison, of Sneem, Co. Kerry is a talented blacksmith whose artistry we were happy to discover recently on our travels. The unique Horse Shoe is one of Toms many designs. More hand forged artistry on the way, but we wanted to showcase a few of his original designs to start.
Just released October 2020 ! Nora Nora received first shipment direct from printer in Ireland on day of release!
OldIrelandinColourcelebrates the rich history of Ireland and the Irish through the colour restoration of stunning images of all walks of Irish life, and the Irish abroad, throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. From the chaos of the Civil War to the simple beauty of the islands, each image has been exquisitely transformed and every page is bursting with life.
Using a combination of cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology and his own historical research, John Breslin has meticulously colorized these pictures with breathtaking attention to detail and authenticity. With over 170 photographs from all four provinces, and accompanied by fascinating captions by historian Sarah-Anne Buckley,OldIrelandinColour brings the past back to life before our eyes.
Best Irish Published Book of the Year, An Post Irish Book Awards 2020
"Fabulous ! A treasure of Irish History with beautiful colorized photos to linger over, well done!" Portland ,Maine
"This book will make a wonderful gift!" Parkdale, Oregon
Please note, due to the limited supply, one copy per order please.
3 Designs to keep you busy . While our travels are on hold we can entertain ourselves with these fun new puzzles made in Ireland. Also new for those who enjoy the creative activity of coloring, a Celtic Coloring Book with images from the Book of Kells.
Mizen Head - 500 Pieces Illustrated by William Helps
Skellig Michel - 500 Pieces Illustrated by Courtney Davis