Stories from the lives of some of Ireland’s greatest sports stars. From the highs of lifting trophies and overcoming the impossible, to the lows of battling injury and facing defeat, these are inspiring stories written in plain English for emerging readers. Drawn from bestselling autobiographies and other first-hand accounts, the book features stories from: AP McCoy, Barry McGuigan, Bonnar Ó Loingsigh, Cora Staunton, Gavin Bazunu, Henry Shefflin, Katie Taylor, Keith Earls, Niall Quinn, Paul O’Connell, Philly McMahon, Ronnie Delany, Rosemary Smith, Sonia O’Sullivan and Valerie Mulcahy.
An Open Door initiative, published in association with the National Adult Literacy Agency. LEGENDS will be accompanied by a free workbook with reading and writing exercises, puzzles, quizzes and other learning activities around the sporting stories. NALA is using QR codes throughout the workbook to direct people to additional content, information and resources online. See nala.ie/legends for more information.