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The essence of Bogfire's spirit was encapsulated in the design of books. It had long been their mission to create beautiful, long-lasting products that honoured the author's words with sensitive design and memorable imagery. Creating books was considered a fine art, and it was a mission that we, at Bogfire, were proud to have embraced with all our skills and passion.

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  Open Door  

History of politically significant buildings in Sligo and Omagh with reflections by communities north and south of the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.
by Karen O’Shea and Shirley Markley
Designed and print-managed for the County Sligo Heritage Office.

Casebound, 242mm x 210mm, 176 pages, full colour throughout.

  Did You Know  

A wide spectrum of County Offaly's heritage.
by Amanda Pedlow
Designed and print-managed for the County Offaly Heritage Office.

Softcover, 7 inches x 6 inches, 208 pages, full colour throughout.

  The Making of Meath  

Tells the story of the geology of County Meath in a compelling and accessible format for a general readership.
Written by Robert Meehan
Designed and print-managed for County Meath Heritage Office.

Casebound, 210mm x 250mm, 96 pages, full colour throughout.

  The Book of Beltra Show  

In celebration of the centenary of the Beltra Agricultural Show, September, 2011.
Interviews collected and compiled by Michael Roberts.
Designed and print-managed for the Beltra Show Committee.
Featuring photographic portraits by James Fraher.

Casebound, 242mm x 210mm, 112 pages, full colour throughout.

  Lumen Christi  

Hardcover. 9 inches x 12 inches. 256 pages. Full colour throughout. Bookmark ribbon.

  Wild Mayo  

Hardcover. 18 cm x 24 cm. 100 pages. Full colour throughout.

  Wild Things at School  

Softcover. A4. 68 pages. Full colour throughout.

  Stories From a Sacred Landscape  

Hardcover. 9 inches x 12 inches. 244 pages. Full colour throughout.


  Caring for Mom  

Hardcover. 7 inches x 7 inches. 160 pages. Full colour throughout.

  The Blues is a Feeling  

Hardcover. 8.5 inches x 11 inches. 160 pages. Two colour with duotone photographs.

  The Greatest Thing Since Sliced Cheese  

Hardcover. 9 inches x 12 inches. 526 pages. Full colour throughout.