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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
No country is as rich in field antiquities as Ireland, and this work gives an account in simple language of the origin, purpose, date and distribution of all classes of monuments with the exception of ecclesiastical remains and medieval castles. It provides the general reader with all the information he is likely to need on such monuments as forts,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
Archaeological evidence here is used to help build up a picture of the lives led by the people of which it is a record. The contents include a description of primitive settlements, leading up to an account of the art, trade and civilization generally of early ages prior to the Celtic invasion and up to the end of Medieval times. Two chapters take... more...
- Grosvenor House Publishing 2014; US$ 6.56
Orphaned from the age of four, once Irish Martin PA Ward reached sixteen years of age, those high wrought iron gates belonging to Artane, with its harsh and abusive regime, could no longer hold him. Blighted with a tough seriousness, this brilliant life story is also littered with wonderfully amusing images, they being dropped here and there. more...
- The O'Brien Press 2014; US$ 14.57
The son of a Head Constable in the Royal Irish Constabulary, by the age of twenty-five, ╔amonnáCeannt was married with a young son. He played the uilleann pipes and was passionate about the Irish language. His commitment to a politically independent, Gaelic-speaking Ireland led him from the classrooms of the Gaelic League to the National Council... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 24.78
Long overshadowed by fellow republicans Patrick Pearse and James Connolly, Tom Clarke was the man who made the Easter Rising possible. During an extraordinary life dedicated to Irish freedom he rose from humble origins and endured thirty years of struggle, imprisonment and exile before becoming a master conspirator in the Easter Rising. Endowed with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
This book explores the benefits and challenges of transnational history for the study of modern Ireland. In recent years the word "transnational" has become more and more conspicuous in history writing across the globe, with scholars seeking to move beyond national and local frameworks when investigating the past. Yet transnational approaches remain... more...
- Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 19.50
Twenty-seven Irish newspapers for the period covering the Great War have been trawled through to deliver the amazing stories of those years which changed the world for ever. These are the accounts of local men at the front; of torpedoed ships; drunken wives; final letters and requests from the trenches. Also eye-witness accounts of the slaughter as... more...