Most widely held works by Marcella Riordan
The new policeman by Kate Thompson ( Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Irish teenager JJ Liddy discovers that time is leaking from his world into Tir na nOg, the land of the fairies, and when he attempts to stop the leak he finds out a lot about his family history, the music that he loves, and a crime his great-grandfather may or may not have committed.
Ulysses by James Joyce ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 463 libraries worldwide
Presents a recording of the novel which describes the adventures and exploits of Leopold Bloom as he wanders through Dublin on a single day, June 16, 1904. Set within the context of Homer's Odyssey, Joyce uses stream of consciousness as a literary device to illuminate the internal thoughts of Bloom, his wife, Molly, and other assorted characters.
Tales of Irish myths by Benedict Flynn ( Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and German and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Three key stories from the mists of Irish Legend retold by Benedict Flynn, with atmospheric music and sound effects. Enter a mysterious world where the line between the fantastical and the real is blurred: mortals and immortals live strange entwined lives and nature and high magic exist side by side.
Ghost light by Joseph O'Connor ( Recording )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 134 libraries worldwide
In Dublin, 1907, Molly Allgood is a teenaged girl from the inner city tenements, dreaming of stardom in America. The young actress falls for the damaged, older John Synge, a troubled and reticent poet of tempestuous passion, and they begin a doomed affair.
Three's a crowd by Sheila O'Flanagan ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Jennifer plans a very romantic marriage, to take place on a white sandy beach under a blue sky. She has the perfect dress, the perfect man and considers herself a very lucky person until her future mother-in-law shows up.
The life and works of W.B. Yeats by W. B Yeats ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
William Butler Yeats remains one of the most popular poets of the 20th century. The Lake Isle of Inisfree, He wishes for the cloths of heaven, Down by the Salley Gardens, The secret rose - these are just a few of the poems that made William Butler Yeats an international figure. Born in Dublin in 1865, Yeats drew strength from the Irish tradition, as can be seen in this special audiobook, which presents the most important poems in the context of his life and ambitions. His poetic urgency was fueled by an active and varied life, as he gained his inspiration from the men and women he knew, classical sources and contemporary politics.
Secrets by Patricia Scanlan ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Kate's husband is unemployed and they are having tough times making ends meet and they don't have enough money for the children's Christmas presents. Kate's old friend Carmel, who is rich and has it all, wants to come visit and Kate is too proud to admit that she and her husband are having problems. But Carmel has a secret of her own.
Mrs Whippy by Cecelia Ahern ( Recording )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Emelda's husband has left her for a twenty-three-year-old dancer and her sons blame her for their dad's departure. Not only does Emelda have to cope with a new job at the supermarket, her only comfort is ice-cream, and lately there's been a handsome man driving the ice-cream van.
The last of the high kings by Kate Thompson ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
When eleven-year-old Jenny Liddy, in turmoil over learning that she is a changeling, makes a deal with a devil creature, she endangers the human race but her own cleverness, her human and fairy fathers, and the last of Ireland's high kings help to make things right.
Finnegans wake by James Joyce ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
'Riverrun past Eve and Adam's, from swerve of shore to bend of bay, brings us by a commodius vicus of recirculation back to Howth Castle and Environs ..." So starts Finnegans wake, the greatest challenge in twentieth-century literature. Who is Humphrey Chimpden Earwicker? And what did he get up to in Phoenix Park? And what did Anna Livia Plurabelle have to say about it? In the rich night time language of dreams here is history, anecdote, myth, folk tale -- and above all, a wondrous sense of humour coloured by a clear sense of humanity. In this exceptional reading by the Irish actor Jim Norton, with Marcella Riordan, the world of the Wake is more accessible than ever before. The abridgement, made by the composer and Joyce enthusiast Roger Marsh, is presented with the text, allowing the listener to get deeper into Joyce's labyrinth ...
The great poets. W. B. Yeats by W. B Yeats ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
The Life and works of William Butler Yeats by W. B Yeats ( Recording )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
The Life of William Butler Yeats is a remarkable one poet, playwright, essayist, politician, occultist, astrologer, founder of a national theatre, voluminous correspondent, lover, husband and father. It was a life that extended to a packed, sometimes frantic 73 years and left us with what many consider to be one of the finest collections of poetry from one voice.
The life and poetry of William Butler Yeats by W. B Yeats ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Star gazing by Kate Thompson ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Ulysses ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
W.B. Yeats by W. B Yeats ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Ulysses by J.A.A Joyce ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1994 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Finnegans wake ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Behind closed doors by Sarah Webb ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The white horse trick by Kate Thompson ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Actresses Allegories Audiobooks Audiobooks Best friends Biography Bloom, Leopold (Fictitious character) Bloom, Molly (Fictitious character) Changelings Children's audiobooks City and town life Climatic changes Cuchulain (Legendary character) Domestic fiction Dramatists, Irish Dreams End of the world Epic literature Extras (Actors) Fairies Families Fiction Finn MacCumhaill,--3rd cent First loves Folklore Ghosts Ice cream, ices, etc. Ireland Ireland--Dublin Juvenile works Manners and customs Marriage Married people Men Mothers-in-law Music--Instruction and study O'Neill, Maire,--1887-1952 Older men Poetry Poets, Irish Sound recordings Space and time Stream of consciousness fiction Synge, J. M.--1871-1909 Talking books Theater Unemployed Weddings Women Yeats, W. B.--1865-1939