On the eve of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Leinster there was a great turn out for the launch of Philip Lecane’s book ‘Women & Children of the RMS Leinster – Restored to History’. The event took place in the LexIcon in Dún Laoghaire. The book was launched by Dr Jeff Kildea, […]
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On October 10th 1918 the mail boat, the Leinster was sunk not far from Dun Laoghaire with the loss of over 500 lives. This book written by Carmel Uí Cheallaigh and wonderfully illustrated by Jimmy Burns tells the story for children. The book is available in an English language version and an Irish language version. […]
Thursday 6th November saw the launch of a new book for children on the life of Fr Willie Doyle. The book is entitled “Man of the People – Fr William Doyle SJ” and was launcehd in Stillorgan Library by Tim Pat Coogan. The book was written by Carmel Ui Cheallaigh, illustrated by Jimmy Burns and […]
Today (Wednesday 25th November) saw the launch of “The New Cat” written by Carmel Uí Cheallaigh, illustrated by award winning illustrator Fintan Taite and published by Elm Books. The book is a charming story of the adoption of a new cat. For every book sold €1 will go to the ISPCA. The book can be […]
On 13th June in Dalkey Library Carmel Ui Cheallaigh who wrote “An Tolg Draiochta” and Jimmy Burns who illustrated the book will host the “Creating a Picturebook” workshop. This is suitable for aspiring and emerging picturebook writers and illustrators aged 7-12. The workshop will cover a wide range of topics, including starting to write, layout, […]
Elm Books were delighted to be involved in the publication of St Aidan’s Adventure Treasury. The event had a great write up on the school’s website. It also was covered by the Tallaght Echo. A limited print run of the book was produced as well as an e-book which is available on Amazon, Google and […]
There was a great crowd (standing room only) for the launch of “An Tolg Draíochta” by Carmel Ui Cheallaigh and Jimmy Burns in the LexIcon in Dun Laoghaire.