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  • More Merseyside Talesby Ken Pye

    The History Press 2016; US$ 5.01

    Local historian and broadcaster Ken Pye has collected a further fifty true tales that celebrate the weird and wonderful side of Merseyside's history.From the subterranean munitions factory at New Brighton and the bird-man of Speke, to wild tigers at Tranmere and a mysterious leprechaun, you are sure to uncover some truly amazing and extraordinary stories... more...

  • Tartan Gangs and Paramilitariesby Gareth Mulvenna

    Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    In the violent maelstrom of early 1970s Belfast many young members of the loyalist youth gangs known as 'Tartans' joined the fledgling paramilitary groups - this is an in-depth account of that dramatic convergence. more...

  • Defying the Ira?by Brian Hughes

    Liverpool University Press 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book explores the community experience of the Irish Revolution. more...

  • Hugh de Lacy, First Earl of Ulsterby Daniel Brown

    Boydell & Brewer 2016; Not Available

    The extraordinary life story of an ambitious, thirteenth-century adventurer. more...

  • A United Irelandby Kevin Meagher

    Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    For over two centuries, the 'Irish Question' has dogged British politics in one form or another ? Northern Ireland's 'Troubles' being perhaps the bloodiest manifestation. And although the past twenty years have seen intensive efforts to secure a devolved local settlement via the Good Friday Agreement, its principle of consent - which holds that the... more...

  • 1916: One Hundred Years of Irish Independenceby Tim Pat Coogan

    St. Martin's Press 2016; US$ 18.89

    There?s before 1916 and then there?s after . Between them lies the Easter Rising, when Irish republicans took up arms against British rule and changed the course of their country?s history forever. For though the resistance failed, it failed gloriously; the rebels were no longer a group of cranks and troublemakers in the public eye, but martyrs... more...

  • The Little Book of Antrimby Barry Flynn

    The History Press 2016; US$ 7.99

    The Little Book of Antrim is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Antrim. Here you will find out about Antrim's myth and legend, its proud sporting heritage, its castles and great houses and its famous (and occasionally infamous) men and women. Through quaint villages and bustling towns, this book takes... more...

  • The Times Great Irish Lives: Obituaries of Ireland?s Finestby Charles Lysaght

    HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 11.24

    Discover the fascinating lives of the figures that have shaped Ireland from the early nineteenth century to the present day. Explore the rich history of the island?s cultural, social and political landscape, with more than 100 obituaries carefully curated from The Times archive. more...

  • Dublin since 1922by Tim Carey

    Hachette Books Ireland 2016; US$ 24.99

    Dublin Since 1922 tells the story of Ireland's capital city since independence. Richly illustrated throughout, it unfolds around hundreds of dates in the city's history, beginning with the founding of the Irish state - when Dublin had the worst slums in Europe - and ending in the last days of the Celtic Tiger. Through major events, Carey charts... more...

  • Rails in the Roadby Oliver Green

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 29.97

    There have been passenger tramways in Britain for 150 years, but it is a rollercoaster story of rise, decline and a steady return. Trams have come and gone, been loved and hated, popular and derided, considered both wildly futuristic and hopelessly outdated by politicians, planners and the public alike. Horse trams, introduced from the USA in the... more...