Queen Medhbh (Maeve) 1 Gra inne Ni Mha ille (Granuaile) 8 Eibhli n Dubh Ni Chonaill 20 Anne Devlin 29 Anna Parnell 38 Augusta, Lady Gregory 46 Constance Markievicz 57 Peig Sayers 66 Hanna Sheehy Skeffington 75 Eileen Gray 87 Dorothy Stopford Price 96 Mainie Jellett 107 Dervla Murphy 114 Lelia Doolan 123 Sr Stanislaus Kennedy 132 Mary Robinson 141 Bernadette Devlin McAliskey 150 Garry Hynes 158 Paula Meehan 169 Sonia O'Sullivan 180
Siobhan Parkinson is one of Ireland's best-known writers for children. She has written almost thirty books, most of them for children and teenagers, for which she has won a bagful of awards and nominations, and her books have been translated into about twenty languages. She was Ireland's first Children's Laureate in 2010.
Essential reading for young history buffs.-- Sara Keating * Irish Times *