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- Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 12.68
Bursting with humour and full of amusing anecdotes, 100 Irish Rugby Greats is a unique celebration of the most significant stars of the sport from the 1930s to the present day. A veritable who?s who of Irish rugby, it takes in all of the true greats, including Jack Kyle, Tony O?Reilly, Mike Gibson, Willie John McBride, Moss Keane, Keith Wood, Brian... more...
- Faber & Faber 2012; US$ 10.99
The Irish famine that began in 1845 was one of the nineteenth century's greatest disasters. By its end, the island's population of eight million had shrunk by a third through starvation, disease and emigration. This is a brilliant, compassionate retelling of that awful story for a new generation - the first account for the general reader for many... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This collection of essays demonstrates in vivid detail how a range of formal and informal networks shaped the Irish experience of emigration, settlement and the construction of ethnic identity in a variety of geographical contexts since 1750. It examines topics as diverse as the associational culture of the Orange Order in the nineteenth century to... more...
- Atria Books 2014; US$ 14.00
In this remarkable second book in the Children of Conflict series, Laurel Holliday presents a powerful collection of young people's memories of growing up in the midst of the violence in Northern Ireland known as "The Troubles." "All my life I have been afraid. When it would get dark I would lie in bed and be frightened to move in case men would... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 30.00
An early modern domestic and spiritual memoir, My First Booke of My Life depicts the life of Alice Thornton (1626?1707), a complex, contradictory woman caught in the changing fortunes and social realities of the seventeenth century. Her memoir documents her perspective on the Irish rebellion and English civil war as well as on a plethora of domestic... more...
- Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2014; US$ 5.99
An unusual and original work of fantasy from the acclaimed author of Tea with the Black Dragon . A contemporary man, John Thornburn (a meek, nonviolent, and unpredictable artist) and woman, Derval (his tough, confrontational, strong, and warrior-like lover) time travel to ancient Ireland to avenge a Viking attack. Packed with fascinating details... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 5.99
Set against the colorful and magical backdrop of Ireland, The Grey Horse chronicles a time when the Irish people suffered under harsh English overlords who sought to destroy their culture and way of life. In the Irish town of Carraroe, a magnificent, completely gray stallion appears. The horse brings with him the promise of better times and magical... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Frank O?Connor?s acclaimed autobiography, now in one volume When Frank O?Connor was born, his parents?Minnie O?Connor, a former maid raised in an orphanage, and Michael O?Donovan, a veteran of the Boer War and the drummer in a local brass-and-reed band?lived above a sweet-and-tobacco shop in Cork, Ireland. The young family soon moved, however,... more...
- Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 23.99
Men and women who were born, grew up and died in Ireland between 1850 and 1922 made decisions - to train, to emigrate, to stay at home, to marry, to stay single, to stay at school - based on the knowledge and resources they had at the time. This, the first comprehensive social history of Ireland for the years 1850-1922 to appear since 1981, tries to... more...