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  • A Nation and not a Rabbleby Diarmaid Ferriter

    Profile Books 2015; US$ 33.33

    Packed with violence, political drama and social and cultural upheaval, the years 1913-1923 saw the emergence in Ireland of the Ulster Volunteer Force to resist Irish home rule and in response, the Irish Volunteers, who would later evolve into the IRA. World War One, the rise of Sinn Féin, intense Ulster unionism and conflict with Britain culminated... more...

  • Daniel O'Connell and the Repeal Yearby Lawrence J. McCaffrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    Irish historians have minimized Daniel O'Connell's role in the Irish liberty movement in favor of later nationalist leaders, largely because of his failure in the 1843 movement for repeal of the Act of Union. In this first detailed study of the final, crucial episode in O'Connell's career, Lawrence J. McCaffrey reassesses his place in Ireland's struggle... more...

  • Perspectives On Irish Nationalismby Thomas E. Hachey; Lawrence J. McCaffrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00

    Perspectives on Irish Nationalism examines the cultural, political, religious, economic, linguistic, folklore, and historical dimensions of the phenomenon of Irish nationalism. Its essayists are among the most distinguished Irish studies scholars. Their essays include a comprehensive analysis of the tapestry of Irish nationalism and focused studies... more...

  • Rituals and Riotsby Sean Farrell

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Sectarian violence is one of the defining characteristics of the modern Ulster experience. Riots between Catholic and Protestant crowds occurred with depressing frequency throughout the nineteenth century, particularly within the constricted spaces of the province's burgeoning industrial capital, Belfast. From the Armagh Troubles in 1784 to the Belfast... more...

  • The Irish Questionby Lawrence J. McCaffrey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The many dimensions of the Irish Question, 1800?1922, constituted the most emotion-laden problem in British politics, often to the detriment of other imperial interests -- a Gordian knot only severed by the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922. In this volume Lawrence J. McCaffrey presents a coherent view of the evolution of Irish nationalism... more...

  • The Little Book of Tyroneby Cathal Coyle

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    The Little Book of Tyrone is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Tyrone. Here you will find out about Tyrone'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 Little Book of County Wexfordby Nicky Rossiter

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    The Little Book of County Wexford is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about County Wexford. Funny, fast-paced and fact-packed, here we find out about the most unusual crimes and punishments, eccentric inhabitants and strange traditions alongside details of its flora and fauna, sporting heritage and of course its... more...

  • A Country Miscellanyby Alice Taylor

    The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 10.19

    Irish cottages, the pleasures of walking in autumnal woods, a hens' hatching house and a country garden: these are just some of the elements in this varied patchwork quilt of views of rural life from Alice Taylor, Ireland's favourite storyteller. more...

  • Criminal Irish Drunkardsby Conor Reidy

    The History Press 2014; US$ 29.17

    This book examines the Inebriate Reformatory system in Ireland from its foundation in 1900 until its closure in 1920 and the three institutions charged with punishing or rehabilitating habitual drunkards: the State Inebriate Reformatory, the Certified Inebriate Reformatory and the Voluntary Inebriate Retreat. This book offers a unique insight into... more...

  • Quench the Lampby Alice Taylor

    The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 10.19

    A classic memoir from Ireland?s favourite storyteller. Here Taylor follows To School Through The Fields with these equally captivating recollections of family life in pastorial County Cork. Infused with wit and lyricism, the story centres on the 1950's when the author and her friends were teenagers. She describes the past vividly and without complaint... more...