Lion of Ireland
|The Lion of Ireland|
|Publisher||Houghton Mifflin (US)|
|Media type||Print (Hardback)|
The story begins with Brian as a child of around 8 or 9 and it ends with him as an 88 year old man. The book shows his rise to power. Even though the book is based on a historical figure, most of it is fiction.
Movie adaptation 
In 2003, out of business, Ireland based, RiverFilms proposed a film adaptation of the book as Braveheart and El Cid meet The Vikings.
- "Movie Proposal". O'Brien Clan Website.