Cois Life

Cois Life was established in 1995 to publish literary and research works in the Irish language. We publish books for learners of Irish, for young people and also plays, fiction and poetry. Academic monographs are produced in the Lúb ar Phár series.

Cois Life receives assistance from The Arts Council, and from Bord na Leabhar Gaeilge. The company is registered with CLÉ - Cumann Leabharfhoilsitheoirí Éireann

Distributors: Áis, 31 Sráid na bhFíníní, Baile Átha Cliath 2. (+353 01 219 0223)

Phone/Fax: +353 01 219 0223

Registered Address:
Cois Life Teoranta
62 Páirc na Rós
Ascaill na Cille
Dún Laoghaire
Co. Bhaile Átha Cliath

Books published by Cois Life:
Dún an Airgid
Éilís Ní Dhuibhne - Book of the Month, December 2009

‘Modern but tranquil, Dún an Airgid is the perfect town. A 21st century Utopia. Until one day librarian Laoise Ní Bhroin vanishes from sight. Inspector Máirtín Ó Flaithearta is sure she has been murdered. Then new evidence comes to light. Is there a serial killer on the loose? What was Laoise’s dark secret? Taking us into a corrupt world of art and money, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne reveals the serpent lurking in Paradise.’

Cúpla Focal
Anna Heussaff - Book of the Month, May 2010

Light romance fiction from the author of prizewinning novel Bás Tobann. Love and mystery. Secret lives. In the Irish conversation class for adults, much is left unsaid.

Ar Muir is ar Sliabh
Dermot Somers - Book of the Month, June 2010

Brian and Lise are the presenters of a new television adventure series in the making. Twenty-somethings, athletic, good-looking, they have all the combined talents to engage in the rigorous challenges of the outdoors and present them to a television audience.

Brian is at home in the air and on land, while Lise is a water-woman. The series presents challenges to both of them, as their director Marcas tries to be the one who calls the shots.

Sceon na Mara
Liam Ó Muirthile - Book of the Month, December 2010

A young woman’s body is recovered from the sea. Other bodies follow, all women, in a series of ritualistic and macabre offerings by a devious but clever killer.

An exploration of the darkness in human nature, and the pursuit of the killer by Detective Inspector Jack Hennessy.

Alex Hijmans - Book of the Month, January 2011

Alex Hijmans lives in one of Brazil’s many poor and dangerous suburbs. As the only white person in this district, populated with the impoverished descendants of Africans who were brought as slaves to Brazil, he ponders the great life secret of these suffering souls: how can they live contented lives in a place devoid of worldly possessions?

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