Irish Book Awards

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  • National Book Awards
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Blazing A Trail: Irish Women Who Changed The World

True stories for everyone who dreams of changing the world. From daring aviator Lady Heath to savvy gold prospector Nellie Cashman, fearless sea captain Granuaile to world-class dancer Dame Ninette de Valois, scene-stealing actor Maureen O’Hara to record-breaking runner Sonia O’Sullivan, rebel leader Countess Markievicz to President Mary Robinson, meet the remarkable Irish women who shaped the world we live in. Discover their achievements, the ways in which they devoted their whole lives to making a difference, and with each original illustration, feel the essence of these important trailblazers. Ready to walk in their footsteps? A world of bravery and adventure awaits you!