Celebrate Ireland’s Heritage

All New Yorkers are Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. Whether we march in the parade, eat a green bagel, or sing hat“Danny Boy,” we honor the Irish for their contribution to our culture. Some of our Irish collection is listed below, but stop in…we have so much more!

three leaf clover To check the Online Public Access Catalog for the current availability of these books, please click here. Once you have gotten into the catalog, limit your search to the East Meadow location.

Celtic Folklore Cooking by Joanne Asala

Asala, Joanne. Celtic Folklore Cooking. Recipes, legends and proverbs are included in this unusual cookbook, as are histories of the food and holidays.

Big Little Book of Irish Wisdom. The spirit of the Emerald Isle is captured in its toasts, sayings, and poetry.

Cahill, Thomas. How the Irish Saved Civilization. A history of the Irish monks in the “dark ages” who preserved and disseminated the classic works of western civilization.

Eagleton, Terry. Truth about the Irish. A frank and funny look at the minds and hearts of the Irish people.

Geller, Janna and Mallory. Mallory and McCall’s Irish Pub Songbook.  Contains all of the traditional songs to sing on St. Patrick’s Day.

The Irish American Family Album by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler

 Hoobler, Dorothy and Thomas. The Irish American Family Album. Traces Irish immigration through photos, newspapers, and documents.

Mahoney, Christina. Contemporary Irish Literature. An introduction to a broad selection of living Irish writers through their poetry, drama, and fiction.

Celtic Decorative Art by Deborah O'Brien

O’Brien, Deborah. Celtic Decorative Art. The patterns and illustrations of Celtic art are explored, as is the history and meaning of each design.

Compiled by Donna Ballard, Librarian, Reader Services Department.

Designed by Christina Crocker, Librarian, Reader Services Department.


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