St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day will be here before you know it.  Check out these books, DVD's and CD's to get in touch with your inner Irishman.

Ireland's saint : the essential biography of St. Patrick / J.B. Bury

Ireland's saint : the essential biography of St. Patrick / J.B. Bury

Explores the life of Saint Patrick, his place in history, and the spread of Christianity beyond the Roman Empire.

St. Patrick's Day murder / Leslie Meier

St. Patrick's Day murder / Leslie Meier

In the town of Tinker's Cove, Maine, the body of barkeep Old Dan Malone is found floating in the town's icy harbor, forcing Lucy Stone, the Pennysaver newspaper's intrepid reporter, to solve this murder before the St. Patrick's Day celebrations begin.

The princes of Ireland : the Dublin saga / Edward Rutherfurd

The princes of Ireland : the Dublin saga / Edward Rutherfurd

A fictional account of the history of Ireland recreates such events as the mission of Saint Patrick, the Viking invasion, and the trickery of Henry II that led to England's establishment in Ireland.

Voices of Ireland : classic writings of a rich and rare land

Voices of Ireland : classic writings of a rich and rare land

Compiles excerpts from the works of twelve Irish writers, from Jonathan Swift to James Joyce, providing various perspectives on the social life, customs, and history of Ireland.

Country cooking of Ireland / by Colman Andrews

Country cooking of Ireland / by Colman Andrews

Portraits of the Irish countryside and its people accompany recipes and cooking instructions for traditional Irish fare.

The Carrier of the Mark / Leigh Fallon

The Carrier of the Mark / Leigh Fallon

Instantly drawn to a mysterious, alluring boy in her class, teenaged Megan, an American living in Ireland, discovers that they are linked by a supernatural destiny that gives them powers Megan never knew she possessed.

In search of ancient Ireland [DVD-videorecording]

In search of ancient Ireland [DVD-videorecording]

Examines Ireland's history from the stone age through the Norman invasion in 1170.

Storm [CD-sound recording] / Celtic Thunder

Storm [CD-sound recording] / Celtic Thunder

Enjoy Irish folk music recorded by Celtic Thunder.

Irish step dancing / by Wendy Garofoli

Irish step dancing / by Wendy Garofoli

Describes Irish Step dancing, including history and basic steps.

The secret of Roan Inish [DVD-videorecording]

The secret of Roan Inish [DVD-videorecording]

A young Irish girl longs for the good old days she often hears about, back when the family lived on Roan Inish and had plenty to eat, and back before her younger brother so mysteriously disappeared.

The Irish Americans : a history / Jay P. Dolan

The Irish Americans : a history / Jay P. Dolan

Follows the Irish from their first arrival in the American colonies through the bleak days of the potato famine, the decades of ethnic prejudice and nativist discrimination, the rise of Irish political power, and on to the historic moment when John F. Kennedy was elected to this highest office in the land.

Fodor's 2011 Ireland

Fodor's 2011 Ireland

Make your trip to Ireland unforgettable with this practical travel guide.

Summaries from publisher materials.

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